A 29-year-old female asked:
With kidney stones can it cause chest pain? also is it normal to have tarry or black stool with 800 mg ibuprofin?
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Gastroenterology 41 years experience
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Hospital-based practice 48 years experience
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Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Melena: 1. Kidney stones do not cause chest pain.
2. Black stool also called melena indicates you are probably from your GI tract. The fact that you have been taking Ibuprofen may increase your risk for peptic ulcer disease. I suggest you follow up with your provider as soon as possible or go to an urgent care/er.
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