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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.

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Dr. David Drewitz
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!

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