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Do bleeding gums and black stools have anything in common?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Agree w Dr Hemming

Both can be related to bleeding problems.
Recommend medical assessment.

In brief: Agree w Dr Hemming

Both can be related to bleeding problems.
Recommend medical assessment.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

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.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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