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What are the symptoms of gastrointestinal bleeding in a male?
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Dr. Laura Arbogast
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In brief: Black or bloody
Stools, if you have black, really foul smelling stools then it's usually an upper GI bleed and if there is frank blood in the stool then it's likely a lower GI bleed.
Also, blood is a cathartic which means you may have very loose stools as well.

In brief: Black or bloody
Stools, if you have black, really foul smelling stools then it's usually an upper GI bleed and if there is frank blood in the stool then it's likely a lower GI bleed.
Also, blood is a cathartic which means you may have very loose stools as well.
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