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Diarrhea like coffee grounds

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
I would recommend: you contact her pediatrician to discuss and possibly have an exam if it continues. Watch for vomiting, fever, abdominal pain or blood in the stool. Is... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
Integrative Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: This may indicate some upper gastrointestinal bleeding, which needs to be evaluated. You need to report this to you doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Diarrhea: Coffee grounds diarrhea couldindicate an ulcer. Consult your doctor for help.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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Possibly: Black watery stools can be blood from high up in the bowel. Many possibilities such as ulcer or crohn's disease. For this he needs to see a gastroen... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Be examined: with a stool analysis to sort out the cause of your diarrhea. A history of infectious contact, travel, fast food or recent use so antibiotics may help... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Go to the ER: Immediately if you are throwing up blood or coffee ground like material.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Go to the ER!: Black coffee grounds in the stool or in vomiting are signs of fairly recent bleeding, usually in the upper digestive tract. Until the cause is determi... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Diarrhea: Dark, tarry stools can be worrisome. Diarrhea with nausea over 4 days see MD, over 3 episodes per day. What was your colonoscopy like at 50? If abdomi... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you are having: bloody diarrhea or significant RUQ pain - I do not recommend waiting three weeks to be seen. Let the doctor's staff know the specifics here. You might... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Diarrhea: Hi. Diarrhea signifies a problem. If it persists, see your doc. It can lead to dehydration, so be sure to drink plenty (things like Gatorade are good,... Read More

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