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what causes black stool?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes it is: caused by things like iron supplementation or Peptobismal. If there is black, tarry malodorous stool it could be GI bleeding and should prompt medical evaluation. Take care.
Answered on Nov 13, 2014

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