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A 29-year-old female asked:

My 4 month old had what looked like pieces of black string in his (otherwise runny yellow) poop. he's breastfed but has had rice cereal a few times.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Not to worry: Sincen all cereal contain iron, the black stringy stool may be due the iron in the cereal. Not to worry.
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