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does red cabbage cause dark stools

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually...: Dark stools can be a sign of blood in the stool so it is important for you to have this evaluated by your doctor asap. Blood in the stools can be a si ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Certainly the color of foods can affect the color of the stool. Be aware though, that dark stools can also be blood, and that would need to be evalua ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Dark stool: No.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be, but...: Your stool color can be affected by what you have eaten, but one must be careful with dark stools. Black stools, particularly when foul-smelling and p ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Dark Stools: The color of the stool has more to do with the bacteria in the colon. Leaking blood in the gastrointestinal system may make the stools very dark and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Stool appearance: The color of one's stools often has little significance. The exception is that of having dark, nearly black colored stools. Bleeding in the upper GI ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: You've left me wondering whether the food coloring in oreos can make the stools dark, but a little bleeding into the stomach from alcohol can do this, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Dark stool: No.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Darkstool: Yes.

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