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Do bleeding gums and black stools have anything in common?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Yes
Black stools are commonly a result of GI blood loss.
If you are swallowing a lot of blood from bleeding gums then black stools are possible. However you need to be evaluated for other causes or black stools as well.

In brief: Yes
Black stools are commonly a result of GI blood loss.
If you are swallowing a lot of blood from bleeding gums then black stools are possible. However you need to be evaluated for other causes or black stools as well.
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