does pepto bismol turn stool black

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Does pepto bismol turn your stool black? Does it stink?

Yes, it can turn

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your stool black. If you have black, tarry, foul smelling stool that would need to be checked out promptly because it can be related to GI bleeding.
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Could pepto bismol make your stool black?

Yes

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Why when I take pepto bismol my stool is black?

Bismuth

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Pepto bismol contains bismuth which interacts with body to turn stool dark.
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Dr. Eric Kaplan answered:

Could pepto bismol cause black stool 2 days after drinking it?

Yes

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but if you see black stool and have not taken Pepto recently, this should be evaluated by a GI doctor.
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I took pepto bismol 2 days ago. How many days should my stool be black?

Just a few

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Should only stay black a handful of days. If lasting longer call your doctor who can check to make sure it is not blood.
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Should I be concerned about taking pepto bismol and have loose black stool?

Pepto bismal & other

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meds that contain bismuth can turn stool black. If you have black, tarry, malodorous stool it may be melena or gi bleeding (which would require prompt medical attention)..
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Is it possible that after taking pepto bismol my stool turned black two days later.

Yes

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Pepto Bismal can cause stool to turn black.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered:

I had a bad stomach yesterday and i took pepto bismol. i heard it gives you black stool, is that true?

Yes

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It can do that.
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Dr. Igor Grosman answered:

My I.B.S has been off the charts lately an in the last two weeks when i take pepto bismol it makes my stool black! im also vary sick feeling off a on?

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IBS can go through stages of exacerbation and quiescents. During exacerbation one must rule out inciting event: dietary, stress, infectious. Stool cultures need to be obtain. If there was exposure to antibiotics, travel history or dietary indiscretion. Peptobismol can cause black stool. However one must rule out gi bleeding. Stool for hidden blood can be helpful to distinguish between two
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