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What is the reason for soft black feces

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Dr. Fathima Minty
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Possibility: changing milks can cause a change in stool
Dr. Moris Girgis
36 years experience Family Medicine
6 month: For your son 6 month old changes in the color of the stool related to the food intake, close observation to any other symptoms, urine color, weight is ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Wilk
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Probably not: Most of the time black stool is not of concern. Lots of things can make stool black - iron pills, pepto bismal, etc. So unless it continues, don't ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
The: migraine meds might be causing stomach bleeding she should seek medical help re her black stools ER or doctors office
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Black stool: Black stool is a sign of bleeding in the stomach or duodenum. However, taking iron supplements, or bismuth containing antidiarrheal medications like p ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Black stool can: be caused by blood, or intake of iron, charcoal, or bismuth compounds. If you are also having abdominal symptoms, you should see a doctor to determin ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
White feces: White feces is normal for birds, but in humans it generally means biliary tract blockage or excess fat in the stool from malabsorption. Do you have an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Lower triglycerides : fenifibrate helps to lower your triglyceride levels. What you're describing in your stools is most likely related to your diet and not related to your ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Infected with WHAT?: Hi. Infections come in countless varieties. WHAT are you infected with? There are bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, and different infections produc ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Here's a link...: http://www.newhealthguide.org/Flat-Stool.html. Any accompanying symptoms that suggest something more serious than Irritable Bowel Syndrome here?
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Why are you: Feeling your stools? It's likely something in your diet.
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