A 48-year-old member asked:
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my stool is black and i am on my period. what might this mean?

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Dr. Garrett Garner
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood in stool: I would have your stool checked for blood. That could be melena which means you have blood in your stool. Go see your pcp for an eval.
Answered on Aug 12, 2015
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