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Are there any good home remedies for black stool?

Are there any good home remedies for black stool?

Depends: Why is your stool black. If it is tarry black, see your doctor asap as it is a sign of bleeding in the intestine. ...Read more

Stool Is Black (Definition)

Stool is black is a symptom in which there is black, reddish-black, or very dark coloring to stools. Black stools can be due to old blood in the stools ...Read more


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What exactly does having black stool signify and what can be done to remedy it?

What exactly does having black stool signify and what can be done to remedy it?

See your doctor: Black tarry stools are an indication of bleeding in the GI tract. Taking iron may impart a black color to the stools. If you have any doubt see your doctor for a proper evaluation to rule out GI bleeding. ...Read more

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Just had a cysto/hydro and went home with Foley cath.My stool is black in color.Is this serious?

Just had a cysto/hydro and went home with Foley cath.My stool is black in color.Is this serious?

Could be: Black stools can reflect intestinal bleed. Medications and the mental stress of surgery could induce a peptic ulcer. Get a stool test from pharmacy to test for blood. If is blood need to call doctor; especially if light headed when stand up, which is a symptom which can indicate that blood volume is getting dangerously low. If you are taking iron tablets, these can cause dark stools. ...Read more

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What to do after seeing black stool?

What to do after seeing black stool?

It could be related : To medication (i.e., pepto bismal). But if it is black, tarry, sticky and foul smelling then it may be due to a GI bleed and needs medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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I have brown with mostly black stool?

I have brown with mostly black stool?

Problem: Black stools or melena, is always considered blood. It usually comes from the stomach or the beginning parts [higher up in our jargon] of the small intestine. Bleeding from colon usually comes out red. Black or red stools need to be investigated. ...Read more

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Is black stool in an adult, dangerous?

Is black stool in an adult, dangerous?

Sometimes: Black stool could be related to taking medicines like iron or peptobismal. But if stool is black, foul smelling and sticky - that could be a gastrointestinal bleed (melena). ...Read more

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What should I do if i get black stool?

What should I do if i get black stool?

Black stool: Can be caused by a bleeding source in your stomach. When the acid in stomach mixes with the blood it turns black and presents as black stool or melena. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) has bismuth which also turns the stools black. If not using pepto, you need to see a GI doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Don't wait til it appears as fresh blood in the stool as that indicates more rapid and severe bleeding. ...Read more

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What doea greasy jet black stool mean?

What doea greasy jet black stool mean?

Dark-colored stool: Dark-colored stools 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. ...Read more

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What could it mean when you have black stool?

What could it mean when you have black stool?

Black stools could: Be related to medicines/ vitamins such as peptobismol or iron. However, black, tarry, malodorous stools are like melena (gi bleeding). This would warrant medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dark brown, but not black stool. What could it be?

Dark brown, but not black stool. What could it be?

What you ate?: Color of stools varies widely, and reflects mostly what you've eaten as well as some medications. Generally not a reliable sign of anything, but any color can contain hidden blood, so if you're worried, your physician can do a simple hemoccult for hidden blood in the office. ...Read more

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Can eating oreo black cause you to have black stool?

If you: Enough of them yes and due mostly to the artificial food coloring and chemicals in packaged cookies. Eat healthier home baked cookies, in general better for you than store bought packaged cookies. Too many preservatives and other things that potentially are causing long term consequences and harm. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Black stool?

Black stool: Black stool = dark colored fecal matter. May be due to gastrointestinal bleeding or ingestion of certain medications. ...Read more

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Did black chocolate makes black stool please. Answer me?

Chocolate is not: Known for causing black stool. Notice that you suffer from cramping, abdominal pain ; weakness. If you have black, tarry, malodorous stool it could be due to GI bleeding. Please seek medical care if this is the case. Take care. ...Read more

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Had a black stool, then a normal one what could this be?

Black stools: can indicate digested blood, but the presence of the normal stool afterward makes that less likely. It could also just have been something you ate. If you start seeing repeated black stools, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Cholecystomy two weeks ago. What causes black stool? Should i be concerned?

Blood: You should speak with the surgeon that did your case. Blood from above usually is the source of black stool. Given that you are two weeks out from your procedure, you should definitely let your surgeon know about this. ...Read more

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Would amoxicillin give you black stool?

Would amoxicillin give you black stool?

Doubtful...: Amoxicillin may affect your gut flora, and in so doing affect stool appearance. However, black stool is more worrisome for GI bleeding, particularly from the upper tract (e.g. Stomach). Please avoid use of nsaid's (aleve, advil) at this time, and get checked asap. ...Read more

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My stool is black and I am on my period. What might this mean?

My stool is black and I am on my period.  What might this mean?

Blood in stool: I would have your stool checked for blood. That could be melena which means you have blood in your stool. Go see your pcp for an eval. ...Read more

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Can dranking too much mallox are malanta are any antiacid cause black stool?

Can dranking too much mallox are malanta are any antiacid cause  black stool?

Melena--get checked!: Black stools 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"). Unless you ingested blood from nose bleeds, bleeding gums, then you may have a signficant stomach source of hemorrhage. Get checked now! ...Read more

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I have black stool why did doctor prescribed prilosec?

Stomach issue.: Your doctor may think you have gastritis or an ulcer. Black stool implies that there's an upper tract source of bleeding into the intestinal tract. If it doesn't stop you may need further testing. ...Read more

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My stool is black which is just quite icky?

My stool is black which is just quite icky?

? bleeding: Hello. If the stool is black, tarry (sticky) and has a bad odor - then gastrointestinal bleeding could be a cause. Your doctor can easily check for blood in the stool. ...Read more

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