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My stool has been black for quite a while now and i can barely eat and i puke if i don't start drinking again...What may this be? I drink heavily and have for 8 yrs

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: If

If your stools are black, tarry and malodorous that is likely to be from gastrointestinal bleeding.
You may have withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking alcohol. You have a heavy history of acohol use which likely to have impacted your health. I recommend that you go to the emergency room. These are serious issues.

In brief: If

If your stools are black, tarry and malodorous that is likely to be from gastrointestinal bleeding.
You may have withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking alcohol. You have a heavy history of acohol use which likely to have impacted your health. I recommend that you go to the emergency room. These are serious issues.
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