A 35-year-old member asked:
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black tar stool from just some wine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have: Black, tarry, foul smelling stool it may actually be from gastrointestinal bleeding. Please see your physician.
Answered on Nov 23, 2018

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