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A 25-year-old female asked about a 27-year-old female:

I'm 11 weeks pregnant and noticed black stools from 2 days. i'm using naturemade prenatal multi+dha one soft gel per day which contain 27mg of iron.

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Likely Iron: See your doctor and have a hemocult done on 2-3 stool samples. If you are feeling symptomatic from blood loss have a blood count checked as well, light headed or passing out. All the best and likely iron.
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