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A 18-year-old male asked:

I've been eating chocolate cakes since christmas eve and i've been having dark brown poo. could this be caused by it? i have no other symptoms?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Yes. Food coloring can alter the color of stools. Visit this site for abnormal colored stool: https://www.mayoclinic.org/stool-color/expert-answers/faq-20058080 Wish you good health!
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