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A 45-year-old member asked:

Help please! is black loose stools common or should i be worried?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possibly: If you black stools are tarry (sticky) with a foul odor that would be cause for concern. That could be related to GI bleeding.

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Last updated Sep 9, 2015

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