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What causes black bleeding?

What causes black bleeding?

Black Stool: Black stools are normally due to bleeding in the upper GI tract, like esophagus or stomach.As blood travels down through the small bowels and large bowel it changes its colour from red to black.Black stools are called in medical term melena i hope your question of black bleeding was black stools. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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I had unprotected sex and took Plan B 6 days ago. My boyfriend.fingered me last night pretty aggressively. I'm now bleeding black. What is the cause?

I had unprotected sex and took Plan B 6 days ago. My boyfriend.fingered me last night pretty aggressively. I'm now bleeding black. What is the cause?

Could be : torn skin or withdraw bleed from plan B, Remember plan b should not be your routine goto Ned for contraception. Hence the name, emergency contraception. See you doctor for long term birth control or you will have messed up cycles. ...Read more

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What cause black poop? And by what can I define whether it's from food, medication or serious bleeding?! he is 70 years old and never had this problem.

What cause black poop? And by what can I define whether it's from food, medication or serious bleeding?! he is 70 years old and never had this problem.

See below: Iron supplements and bismuth medications can't darken the stool. But in the middle-aged and above, any dark stool needs to be checked by a doctor - the risk of missing cancer is too great, even if also on iron or bismuth. ...Read more

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Can lower back injury cause brown/black clotty vaginal discharge er wont do scans and now i am bleeding today injury happened 3 days ago no scan take?

Can lower back injury  cause brown/black clotty vaginal discharge er wont do scans and now i am bleeding today injury happened 3 days ago no scan take?

Depends on accurate: This depends on an accurae diagnosis. Back pain is not the cause of the bleeding but the cause of the back pain may be related to it. You need to have your physician have yous see a gynecologist. This is not a problem that the ER can clarify - you need to see your gynecologist who is a speciasit for this problem ...Read more

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Can the antibiotic dicloxacillin cause black stool and intestinal bleeding? Have been using for a week now and have black stool. what do I do?

Can the antibiotic dicloxacillin cause black stool and intestinal bleeding? Have been using for a week now and have black stool. what do I do?

See your doctor: As indicated earlier, it is not feasible to know if the black stool is due to intestinal bleeding. It requires examination of stool. You ought to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have had a pain in the left side of my stomach since last night. No black tarry stools, no signs of GI bleeding. What could be the cause? Is it gas?

I have had a pain in the left side of my stomach since last night. No black tarry stools, no signs of GI bleeding. What could be the cause? Is it gas?

Stomach pain: It's good that you're not having signs of GI bleeding. Other thoughts include a viral gastroenteritis, gastritis, an ulcer. It could aso be gas. If you start to get fever, vomiting, intense pain, then i'd be more concerned and you should get it checked out. ...Read more