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A 26-year-old female asked:

hi, i have crohn's disease and recently i've been passing a lot of black coloured diarrhoea. i haven't changed my medication, should i worry?

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Dr. Bryant Cary
Pharmacology 8 years experience
Maybe: If the symptoms last more than a week or so, you may want to visit your GP or your GI doc if you have one. Black stools can be indicative of bleeding somewhere in your intestinal tract, which can cause issues if it goes unresolved.

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Last updated May 23, 2015

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