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Dark Stool And Stomach Pain
I have an ulcer now I have dark stools and bleeding. Stomach pain too. Could the ulcer be bleeding? Should I be concerned
Yes: Patients with bleeding from a peptic ulcer may present with abdominal pain, nausea, red blood or coffee-ground vomit, or black, tarry stool. The symptoms described are concerning and you should urgently be evaluated by a physician. Stop all NSAIDs (Ibuprofen, Advil, (ibuprofen) etc) and Aspirin use. ...Read more
Hi from yesterday I have dark brown stool and little bit stomach pain and back pain is it any problem?
YES: Yes, it could be something as simple as gastritis which can present as stomach pain and also sometimes radiate to back or it can be something serious. I recommend that you take otc pepcid, (famotidine) avoid alcohol and keep an eye out for continuing symptoms. If no improvement in a day or two, see your physician. ...Read more
Recently, the first part of the stool I have is always dark brown and small pellets attached together and the other part normal brown, stomach pain?
Water and fiber: You may wish to increase your intake of fiber foods and water. If you are unable to add fiber foods, you may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. Drink enough water every day so that your urine is colorless. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
From yesterday I have dark brown stool with back pain and litttle bit stomach pain is it any problem?
See a Dr asap: This could be a sign of bleeding in your stomach - stomach ulcers need treatment to avoid serious complications. ...Read more
Is it normal for a stool to be a mix of light brown and dark brown? Also have occasional stomach pain, reflux and on last day of flagyl for d.fragilis
Stool color: Unless it is tarry black it is just a stool variation depending on what you ate and how much gall is release for fatty foods. If it is tarry see you doc very soon, you would be bleeding from inside. ...Read more
RLQ stomach pain which radiates to the belly button comes and goes with occasional dark brown stools, is it normal should i worry?
Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of pain in the right lower abdomen and groin, such as: groin muscle pull, hip joint inflammation, bowel problems, genital conditions, an infection, etc. A primary care doctor can evaluate the pain. Severe pain is an urgent problem unless it is a known problem already being cared for by the doctor. With severe pain, one can be checked at the E.R. for appendicitis, etc... ...Read more