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i have been having almost black diarrhea for the last few hours. i have gone 5-6 times and didn't quite make it once. have had stomach pains last few days and headaches non-stop for last couple of weeks. no fever, been extremely tired but chalked that up

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
See your doctor: Black diarrhea , usually described as tarry stools, can mean bleeding in the upper GI tract. Stomach pains may reflect the ulcer that you could have and the tiredness and headache are probably due to the anemia from blood loss. Do not delay...
Answered on Oct 18, 2014
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