A 33-year-old female asked:
33 year old. ibs for the past couple of years that comes and goes. the past three days i have been noticing black specks in stool and also experiencing upper right abdominal pain?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rawhi Omar answered
44 years experience Pathology
GI bleeding: The black specks you describe suggest bleeding somewhere along the gastro-intestinal tract which is usually caused by ulceration. Follow up with your treating physician to figure out the source of bleeding and whether medication adjustment or another remedial approach is needed.
Answered on Nov 7, 2020
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