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Gray spots in stools

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need water: Try drinking more water. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, who... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Nonspecific: Your symptoms are nonspecific, but a headache that is severe and persisting for 2 days is concerning and I recommend that you be examined in the hospi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Possibly melena?: Dark-colored stools may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly sug... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
White spots on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Marks of maturity: The technical name is "lentigo" (plural: "lentigines"), and they are caused by many short exposures to sunlight over many years. Dermatologists treat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 20 years experience
You : You are most likely seeing undigested food particles. Otherwise if there is a possibility this could be blood you should see your doctor. More history... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Sometimes...: Black spotting may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Yepuri
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Byproduct: Of normal digestive processes. Unlikely to represent any pathologic process but if other associated symptoms would seek evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Stool: Black tarry stools can be a sign of upper intestinal bleeding and should be validated by your doctor
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