Bowling Green, OH
A 32-year-old female asked:
i had abd pain 1 week ago lasting 3 days. pain subsided. today i had a formed black stool. not tarry. what could this be. dr has not called back yet.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Peptic ulcer...: A peptic ulcer commonly causes upper abdominal pain and can bleed leading to black stool(s). Your doctor may want to start you on a acid suppressive medication like Prilosec (omeprazole) and/or order an endoscopy to try and diagnose the ulcer (if present). Good luck!
Last updated Jun 10, 2018
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