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A 21-year-old female asked:

A month ago had gastritis, took treatment, kept a healthy diet. for 2 day i've had dark stool, not black, but dark & frequent & small amounts. danger?

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Dr. Scott Lippe
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Dark stools: Dark stools do not mean blood; black stools are a concern if you are worried stool can be easily tested for blood at your doctor's office.
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