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Dark brown loose stool

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Possibly diarrhea: You have have diarrhea. Also you should always be concerned for possible blood in the stool. See you primary care asap.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Sounds normal: dark brown is ok. Looser stool is common with use of antibiotics.
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Normal for amoxicill: in to cause this in some people. Try probiotics and yogurt for relief. If still loose stools in 7--10 days,see a Dr.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Patients on: Iron supplementation typically report that their stools are darker, even without blood loss.
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not diagnostic: Sounds like a temporary change. The color of stool to be concerned about is usually black, which may represent digested blood. An MD will determine... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
No: Go and see a doctor and provide a full history and allow yourself to be examined. Good luck and best wishes.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Ferry
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Could be serious!: You need to have a source of bleeding in your digestive tract ruled out. Get to a doctor asap!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Drooling is normal: The salivary glands kick into full gear around this age, so a sometimes dramatic increase in drooling is not uncommon and is normal. You should see he... Read More
A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
Infectious Disease 28 years experience
C diff PCR : You may be need c diff pcr test if you suspecting c. Diff , which is more sensitive , you should see your physician to evaluate for loose stool. As t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Observe : As long as the changes in stool consistency are only occasional, non-bloody and not associated with weight loss, pain, vomiting or fever, observation ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Hard to tell: It would be unwise to interpret your baby's mucus solely without looking at the entire picture. You may need to provide more detail as to how else you... Read More
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