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A 45-year-old male asked:

I have been drinking lemon juice with water for almost 2 weeks now and suddenly my stool turned black. is this normal and if not what is the problem?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Stool: Black stool could be from something you ate. However it could also be blood that has come from your upper GI tract. See your doctor and get a definitive diagnosis. Good Luck

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