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Black stool, is it really black or just dark?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Melena = black
When concerned about melena from GI blood loss, the stool is tarry black.
If concerned ask your doctor to check your stool for blood.

In brief: Melena = black
When concerned about melena from GI blood loss, the stool is tarry black.
If concerned ask your doctor to check your stool for blood.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Black is black
Black is black-like coal, telephone, shoes, etc. Dark is dark.

In brief: Black is black
Black is black-like coal, telephone, shoes, etc. Dark is dark.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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