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Will Food Appear Black In Stool
Multiple reasons: Undigested food can show up in your stool for multiple reasons, including food intolerance, poor absorption, and too-rapid transit time. If this is happening often, you really need to see your physician about it. If you can identify particular foods that seem to bother you this way, you can know to avoid them. ...Read more
Do black specs(like tiny pepper flakes) in the stool indicate blood even when the stool in a normal brown color?
Nah: Significant blood loss (more than 3-4 ounces of blood), especially from upper sources, e.g. Stomach, duodenum , small bowel, less likely from right colon, can give black, tarry stol, with a typically characteristic odor, often loose (blood is a laxative):melena (black). Entire stool would be black, not just individual spots. Likely from food, seeds. Iron pills, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can do also. ...Read more
Can blood in stool due to gastritis, etc. present as black spots in stool? Or should the whole stool be black?
The whole stool: It's like a very dark maroon like to black. Not black speckles. ...Read more
Hard to know: Without knowing what you've been eating, it's impossible to say. The easiest way to tell if you have blood in your stool is to do a stool test for occult blood. You can get hemoccult stool cards from your doctor and test this. If positive, there can be multiple causes for blood in stool -- and these need to be followed up. ...Read more
Black spots/sprecks in stool, stool is not completely black but i can see many small spots which don't look normal. Stool color is also different.
Fecal impaction: You should see your primary doctor. Fecal impaction, constipation could be explanation for your symptoms. If you have bleeding ( when stool could be black/dark red) colonoscopy can help understand the source of bleeding. Cancer/cancer bleeding unlikely at age 21. Another test: stool for parasites. Thank you for question. ...Read more
Sometimes is blood: Black spotting 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 pls. ...Read more
I have black flecks in stool for 2 months. As blood in stool from upper GI bleeding must be completely mixed in the stool, what can these flecks be?
Can tomatoes from salsa/chili/sauce come out in your stool? Ate all of those in last 3 days and stool had pieces of red colored solid things in it.
What causes small black balls (size of small blueberry) to accompany your stool? It is not black in the stool, the balls float seperately
Food you consume: Some component of your food.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can eating the vegetable beets cause your stool to look like it has blood in it ? Like turn the water in the toilet red ? Thanks
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