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Speaking of black stools, do you mean very dark brown or truly black?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Black
Black stools (melena) are potentially worrisome as this can be a sign of intestinal bleeding.
A few other things can cause black stools (like iron supplements) but regardless, you should have it checked by your doctor.

In brief: Black
Black stools (melena) are potentially worrisome as this can be a sign of intestinal bleeding.
A few other things can cause black stools (like iron supplements) but regardless, you should have it checked by your doctor.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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