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Cleburne, TX
A 25-year-old female asked:

Female 25. i have had two bouts of explosive dark brown diarrhea over the past two hours. should i be concerned?

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Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 24 years experience
Only if painful: I'd stay close to a toilet, (stay home), stay away from others (minimize spread), and drink plenty of fluids (alternate water and Gatorade). If this continues or is uncontrolled, or associated with anything more than mild abdominal pain/cramping, then head to an urgent care or ER (if severe) or see your doctor in the morning. Speed of follow up is proportional to pain.

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