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Black Stool And Dizziness
Slight abdominal pain with dark brown/almost black stool and constipation. Small amounts of blood in stool recently. On Flagyl. Possible causes?
Infection: Black colored stools/diarrhea is known as melena. Melana is usually due to upper GI bleeding from stomach/duodenum. This along with nausea, stomach cramps and fever may be seen with bacterial infection or gastroenteritis. The ibuprofen you take may also be causing to your symptoms. I recommend follow-up with Gastroenterologist who may perform an endoscopy/colonoscopy if symptoms persist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing fatigue, black tar-colored stools, mucus in stool and bloody stool. The following also describes me: Unintentional weight loss. ...
Need medical checkup: You have some serious symptoms like blood in your stools which require urgent check up by your doctor. if you do not have a PCP, go to the Emergency Room(ER) for a check up and have blood tests to find out more about the cause of your bleeding and check your blood counts(Hb). ...Read more
Bloated, nausea, occasional black and tarry stool, light color stool that makes toilet bowl water cloudy, lower left abdominal pain what could be wrong?
Blood?: Blood from high in intestinal tract appears as black tarry stool. It can be from the stomach or from right after the stomach, the duodenum. Your bowel movement should be tested for blood to make sure. Iron can make stool turn black. Avoid Aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs until you know for sure. ...Read more
Abdominal pains, chills, migraines and now vomitting. The stool and vomit are green and very foul smelling.. Help!
Bright red blood in stool then followed by mucus in stool. Extreme fatigue, stomach cramps, feeling feverish, and diarrhea accompany this. Any ideas?
Certainly concerning: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and ed blood in stool then followed by mucus... bowel inflmmation certainly. Could be infection (enteric germs, c diff, others) Could be autoimmune disase (inflammatory bowel). these are all serious and treatable. ...Read more
I either have diarrhea or constipation. Black stool (once) Pains. Brown mucus & gas w/ constipation Little blood. Bloating. Nausea. Tired. ideas?
Medical eval needed.: These changes in bowel habitus are not normal. Black stool - if tarry & malodorous could represent bleeding. The obvious blood in stool also warrants assessment. You need assessment to see if you have an inflammatory or infectious condition that is causing these changes. Take care. ...Read more
Very fatigue,passing light brown with black spots stool on today,only making bowel movements every other day,strong smelling dark yellow urine.
General symptoms...: There are a lot of things that can cause these general symptoms. If your urine is concentrated and you are constipated, make sure you are drinking LOTS of fluids. If the black spots have any red in them, you should be evaluated. Sometimes Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can cause both constipation and black spots in stool. If you have a fever or any other focused symptoms, see a doctot. ...Read more
6 hours of abdominal cramping
Soft stools not quite diarrhea and now light dizziness and vomiting?
See your physician: could be many things, but with 6 hours of cramping , would suggest you see your physician or go to the ER ...Read more
I'm going to barium enema next week with that I have black stools and blood black and sometimes black stools.What are the complications of examination?
Few: Serious complications from a barium colon study are rare. Very rare cases of perforation of the rectum have been reported during insertion of the enema tip. Adequate lubrication and gentle insertion are the best prevention. Minor side effects include bloating, cramping, and passing gas. ...Read more
Sometimes is blood: Black spotting may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Silver-colored stool suggests bleeding from the biliary tree. Get checked pls. ...Read more
I have small kidney shaped things passing in my stool, black specs and stringy, foamy loose stools and constipation. What is it?
Here are...: Noticing the kidney-shaped things in stool is coincidental and not specifically related with GI-symptoms, for which you need to work on healthy lifestyle without overindulgence. Meanwhile, check out the timing between current GI-symptoms and Wellbutrin (bupropion) to track if its potential benefits outweighs its side effects. For detailed long-term care, work with Doc closely and timely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: This is a Chinese dish served over meatballs containing onions, chili, garlic and pepper. If you made it spicy, it may have exacerbated an ulcer or hemorrhagic gastritis from another cause. If the black stools continue or you become light-headed or clearly sick, get with your physician. ...Read more
Symptoms of a parasite? I'm nauseas and growling stomach especially after eating, shaking, weakness, headache, stool light brown/green. Nuts in stool.
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this over the internet. Write down a complete list of your symptoms and the time frame in which they occurred, then go and see a pcp and be examined, tested and perhaps undergo imaging or procedures to get to the root of this. Good luck and hope you are better soon. ...Read more