A 28-year-old female asked:
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my throat, in the area where my collar bones meet in the middle. is very sore. it feels like i have a lump in my throat. stool is also black. blood?

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Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Concerning: Bleeding from the esophagus can result in black tarry stools (as the blood in the GI tract is partially digested). New pain with swallowing, particularly in the context of black/tarry stools, should be evaluated immediately as this may evolve into a very serious problem rapidly.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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