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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
60 years experience Internal Medicine
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 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Love
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Blueberry: it is common to see this at times. If this continues, see your doctor
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Neither is the cause: Neither IBS or hemorrhoids is likely to cause black spots in your stool. IBS doesn't cause dark stools and hemorrhoids usually cause small amounts of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
Not good: See a podiatrist as soon as possible.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Melanin, blood, etc: Should be examined and possibly biopsied by your ob gyn
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Skin cancers: Skin cancers can masquerade as many things depending on natural skin tone and pigmentation, and other skin properties, such as freckling. The most imp ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be many: Things from benign to very serious. Please see a specialist such as colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist and better to be seen when actually bleed ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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

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