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Sign Of Miscarriage Black Stool
Melenic stool: Dark-colored stools may result from foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggest bleeding. When blood is denatured by the acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, your stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums, etc. But persistent melena is a "red flag" warning for which you need fast medical care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of black stool is a indicator of colon cancer? Smelly and tarry? I had dark leafy specks on my stool im 22
Constipation is : Probably more common early on. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more
Worms, abdominal pains, black and red bits in stools. Does this indicate bleeding or a serious infestation?
Needs assessment: This would need to be medically evaluated to answer the question. Red stool can sometimes be due to bleeding. Black, tarry, malodorous stool can also be related to gastrointestinal bleeding. However, bits of this in stool could also be related to food you have eaten. Since you have abdominal pain and worms, it is very important to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
There are dark particles in my stool (1/4 of a thumbnail in size). Could it be blood/blood clots? It's black and tarry. Otherwise stool is brown.
Can loose stools change color of toliet water (dark brown/light brown stools)? Done stool test negative of blood but recently started liquid iron
Could be.: But not likely at your age unless you have first degree relatives with colon cancer. If the blood is bright red and at the end of the stool or only coating the stool ( vice incorporated into the stool) this is likely due to hemorrhoid. Dark red blood, sticky blood or blood in the stool are some reasons to have further evaluation. ...Read more
Worms, abdominal pains, black and red bits in stools. Does this indicate bleeding or a serious infection?
I often have much mucus(white/ yellowish brown jelly type)wth stool. Utmost rarely i'v seen traces of blood(with mucus)in stool.No pain.A lot of farting. Stool is very soft,unformd & brownish. 2-3 moves/day. No change in bowel habit. Blood HB Ok. CA?
Ask your doctor: to do a stool culture &check blood in stool too. You won't know until you go. Also make sure your diet is 'clean;' no fried foods, processed, dairy, wheat, sugars, sodas, desserts & other irritating foods. Your colon health is critical.You're 2 young to have CA, but you could have irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel disease if you let it go. So check it out & feel better! Probiotics will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer