A 34-year-old male asked:
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good morning doctors. my stomach has been running for 4-5 days now. my stool is very dark in color (black) and this morning i started feeling mild burning sensation in my stomach.

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Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
16 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Black stools often indicate blood in the stool. With the burning you are having, I would worry about a stomach ulcer. Please be seen in person for further evaluation today.
Answered on Jul 29, 2020
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