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Is dark brown/black diarrhea normal when taking iron supplements?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Can be

Iron supplements can cause dark or black stool, can cause constipation or diarrhea.
Call md to discuss and make sure nothing else is going on.

In brief: Can be

Iron supplements can cause dark or black stool, can cause constipation or diarrhea.
Call md to discuss and make sure nothing else is going on.
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