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Now i'm having dark brown stools. Could that just be the chocolate?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Probably normal

Normal stools are various shades of brown.
Black (like tar) is a different story-can be due to some meds, like iron pills, pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) charcoal capsules, or blood.

In brief: Probably normal

Normal stools are various shades of brown.
Black (like tar) is a different story-can be due to some meds, like iron pills, pepto bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) charcoal capsules, or blood.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Anything

Could be anything.
If black contact your md as it may represent blood.

In brief: Anything

Could be anything.
If black contact your md as it may represent blood.
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