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what to do if i have intermittent pain in stomach and black stool what could it be?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
A GI bleed: If you stool is black, sticky & foul smelling this could be melena (gi bleeding). Please get prompt medical attention for this.

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Last updated May 22, 2013

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