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What kind of sickness causes my diarrhea to be black?

What kind of sickness causes my diarrhea to be black?

GI Bleed or drugs : If u r bleeding in your stomach this could cause ur stool to be black (melena). It also smells very bad. Peptobismol can also make your stools black. If u r not taking any drugs and having stomach pain with the black stools u should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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What causes bad diarrhea for a week and had one day of sickness?

Injury: Insult to the bowel from viral or bacterial infection and treatment with antibiotics that kill off "good bacteria" can cause this problem. I would first try taking probiotics from the health food store. The recommended daily amount taken three times daily for one week then daily. If this doesnt' solve problem or it is too severe to wait then see your physician. ...Read more

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Are they pregnancy symptoms or some kind of sickness ? I have been having diarrhea and i've been feeling sick . I don't feel like eating either i just take a few bites and then don't want to eat anymore. Is this normal ?

Are they pregnancy symptoms or some kind of sickness ? I have been having diarrhea and i've been feeling sick . I don't feel like eating either i just take a few bites and then don't want to eat anymore. Is this normal ?

Symptoms : Symptoms of pregnancy can include: lack of a period, feeling tired, swollen and/or tender breasts, nausea, headaches, backaches and frequent urination. Diarrhea is not usually a symptom of pregnancy. If your diarrhea does not resolved, please see your doctor. Of course, if you have been sexually active without protection then you could become pregnant. ...Read more

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What to do if i get motion sickness that causes diarrhea. Any suggestions on what to take for this?

What to do if i get motion sickness that causes diarrhea. Any suggestions on what to take for this?

Ginger: You should be able to reduce your GI upset with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep at least 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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By a honey bee on my toe and today i've had severe diarrhea and nausea. Might these stings cause the sickness?

Possibly: Normal sting symptoms may include pain, itching, swelling, redness ; tenderness of the affected area. Milder allergic reactions: swelling of > 4 inches (baseball), nausea, GI cramps, diarrhea. Severe allergic reactions may present with swelling of tongue, mouth, lips or throat; difficulty swallowing ; breathing, wheezing, tightness of the chest, hives, generalized weakness, confusion ; slurring. ...Read more

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This is kind if a weird question but what causes diarrhea?

This is kind if a weird question but what causes diarrhea?

What's the cause?: Not a weird question at all! "plugging up" diarrhea will not cure an infection, fix an inflammatory process, improve an ischemic gut, or correct a functional issue. Medical evaluation is recommended appropriate to the duration of your symptoms, associations (bleeding, weight loss, pain, vomiting), as well as your other medical co-morbidities. Call your doctor please and get checked. ...Read more

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What to do if i've got diarrhea and it is black. What causes that?

What to do if i've got diarrhea and it is black. What causes that?

Black, tarry, : Malodorous stool could be due to GI bleeding and needs prompt medical evaluation. Black stools can also be caused by taking meds like pepto bismal, iron pills or due to coloration of certain foods. ...Read more

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I have black diarrhea. I've been eating a lot of Oreos the past few days, could this be the cause?

I have black diarrhea. I've been eating a lot of Oreos the past few days, could this be the cause?

No: black or dark brown? Black stools, whether solid or loose, can be sign of blood in the stool. You might want to have this checked especially if you have any belly pain, fever, weight loss. ...Read more

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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more