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Black phlem, black saliva, black tongue, why?

Black phlem, black saliva, black tongue, why?

See doctor / dentist: This is too little information for an answer to your question to be given. But it is enough information that you should visit your doctor or dentist and be checked out. Black is often a sign of bleeding, but can also be a sign of some types of infection. Neither is good. Go see a doctor! ...Read more

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Are black stools really black color? Like does the color look like the color of a black crayon?

Are black stools really black color? Like does the color look like the color of a black crayon?

Indication of blood: Black tarry stools are due to bleeding in the intestine. If you have black stools, see your doctor and not be concerned if it is really black. ...Read more

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Cream of small black mole?

Cream of small black mole?

Please resumbit: with a clear description of condition and a specific question. ...Read more

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Do lice look like black pepper?

Do lice look like black pepper?

No: If you ever see them they are pale brown bugs. Any black pepper looking stuff on the scalp is likely hair broken at the root. ...Read more

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Black dot on toenail?

See below: It is probably dried blood either on or most likely under the toenail. ...Read more

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Why is my stool a very dark brown black color?

Why is my stool a very dark brown black color?

Not sure: Black stools can be due to medications that contain either iron or bismuth, eating certain foods (like black licorice), Gastrointestinal bleeding or ingestion of charcoal. ...Read more

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Black stool, is it really black or just dark?

Black stool, is it really black or just dark?

Melena = black: When concerned about melena from GI blood loss, the stool is tarry black. If concerned ask your doctor to check your stool for blood. ...Read more

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My poop is reddish black spots ?

My poop is reddish black  spots ?

Fecal color: Is most often indicative of the diet you ate recently. try to think if you ate any colored food(s) that may have caused those colors, etc. Red/Black may also signify blood in your stool, so if this persists, it is important to see your dr. and be tested for possible blood in your stool. ...Read more

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Is black strap molasses cure dark spot?

Is black strap molasses cure dark spot?

Black strap molasses: Only if you skin is the color of the molasses and you ut it on the darker spot. ...Read more

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Hard, black, seed-like specks in stool?

Hard, black, seed-like specks in stool?

Stool change: Go to your doctor to have the stool analyzed for ova and parasites, occult blood, and culture and sensitivity. ...Read more

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Does red wines cause black tar stool?

See below: Red wine in itself will not cause a black tarry stool.But alcohol can cause GI bleeding which will give black tarry stools. If you have black tarry stools get medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Black beads in stool?

Unsure...: Unsure what "black beads" in your stool might be but anytime the stool is black in color there is concern for blood. Your doctor should check the stool for blood and if positive conduct an investigation for the source. Also, i see you have reached the age of 50 which is the milepost we recommend a colonoscopy for colon cancer screening. "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". ...Read more

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Dark green diarrhea (based on stool color). Green when wiping with a few black spots. Black seen on TP only. Should I be concerned?

Dark green diarrhea (based on stool color). Green when wiping with a few black spots. Black seen on TP only. Should I be concerned?

Black stools: The green color is nothing to worry about. It may be bile or something you have eaten. Truly black stools generally should be tested (very simple to do in the doctor's office) to be sure it is not due to old blood. This will probably clear up soon. If not, check with an urgent care facility. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can big black dots on my green iris mean anything?

Can big black dots on my green iris mean anything?

Iris dots: Black dots on the iris are most likely due to iris nevi or pigment variation. Rarely, pigmented lesions of the iris can be neoplastic in nature. Many other issues can cause iris pigment changes including topical and systemic medications. The dark spots should be monitored closely. See an eye doctor. ...Read more

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I observe some small black things like black seeds in my stool today and my stool was light yellow with full of black seeds it was my first time?

I observe some small black things like black seeds in my stool today and my stool was light yellow with full of black seeds it was my first time?

Stool color: is highly variable and often depends on diet. Tiny black flecks in a yellow stool perhaps indicates that you may have eaten something spiced with turmeric or curry. The tiny seeds may be undigested nigella seeds or black sesame seeds. No cause for alarm. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Passed stool yesterday, dark plum colour?! Could this be because I ate beetroot? Today went and small amount of dark/black patches? Is this serious?

Passed stool yesterday, dark plum colour?! Could this be because I ate beetroot? Today went and small amount of dark/black patches? Is this serious?

It could be,get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.g. rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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Passed stool yesterday, dark plum colour?! Could this be because I ate beetroot? Today went and small amount of dark/black patches? Is this serious?

It could be,get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.g. rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of plums?

What are the health benefits of plums?

Fiber, Iron Vit C: Better Iron Absorption Plus More Antioxidant Protection from Vitamin C Fiber for Regularity, Lower Cholesterol, & Intestinal Protection They are also low in calories, and normalize blood sugar due to their high fiber content. They are an excellent part of a weight loss program because of the low calories, high fiber, and nutrients ...Read more

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Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Is eating plums during pregnancy okay?

Plums are a : Healthy food you can eat during pregnancy. However, plum juice can have a higher sugar content then plums - so use should be judicious. ...Read more

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My daughter swallowed a plum seed...She appears to be ok...Should i be concerned?

My daughter swallowed a plum seed...She appears to be ok...Should i be concerned?

Swallowing seeds: If she is okay i would not be too worried. But, if course the answer depends on how big the seed was. ...Read more

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Are peaches and plums good for pregnancy?

Peaches and Plums: Are both healthy for you during pregnancy. There is a concern about pesticide concentrations and peaches. So, it is recommend that you stick to organic peaches. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of plum vinegar?

What is the benefit of plum vinegar?

Not for health: Various kinds of vinegar are promoted as being good for everything. This alone should tell you that these promotions are sucker stuff. If you like plum vinegar, for example on your salad, that's fine. If it made you healthier, there would be barrels in the NIH cafeteria for the best-informed medical scientists in the world. Maintain your health through sensible diet, fitness & meds if needed. ...Read more

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What should I do to get of constipation? Right now am eating dry pitted plums do you think that is gonna help?

What should I do to get of constipation? Right now am eating dry pitted plums do you think that is gonna help?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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Can plums cause red stool?

Can plums cause red stool?

Yes: Eating plums can cause red coloration. If ever in doubt about whether red coloration is due to blood - the stool can be easily tested. ...Read more

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Which has less calories, a small plum or a small apple?

Which has less calories, a small plum or a small apple?

Almost the same: One medium granny smith apple (154 grams) has 80 calories. A 2 1/8 inch plum (66 grams) has 30 calories. Not all apples have the same calorie count. The plum and the apple end up being very similar calorie wise - when you correct for weight. ...Read more

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Can you have an allergy to plum tomatoes and not other tomatoes?

Can you have an allergy to plum tomatoes and not other tomatoes?

Not likely: Tomatoes generally share the same proteins regardless of the species that you might consume. If you are allergic to one type of tomato, it is highly likely you will be allergic to other types as well. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Plum allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Plum allergy?

Plum allergy: An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For more info about fruit allergies see: http://farrp.unl.edu/informallfruit ...Read more

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Someone gave me optrimax plum delite but i have acid reflux. is it safe to take?

Someone gave me optrimax plum delite but i have acid reflux. is it safe to take?

Colon cleanses: it is impossible to tell whether this colon cleanse will make your reflux worse. Colon cleanses in general are not a healthy alternative in the quest to lose weight. It is not necessary to do colon cleanses, and in some circumstances it can be harmful. The best way to lose weight is the old-fashioned way, a long term change in the diet, coupled with a healthy active lifestyle. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is eating plum during pregnancy advisable? It's between 3-4 weeks of pregnancy.

Is eating plum during pregnancy advisable?  It's between 3-4 weeks of pregnancy.

Not aware of problem: I know of no contraindication to eating plums during pregnancy. Fruit in general is always advised for gastrointestinal normal function. ...Read more