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I recently started using turmeric powder to make tea then i realize my stool was really dark almost black and then the next day a part of the same stool was dark and the other part brown. what could have caused this?

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not Turmeric

Turmeric has anti inflammatory and Anticancer properties.
Take 1 tsf daily you can add to vegetable or cooked food. The color of stool you described is not because of Turmeric.

In brief: Not Turmeric

Turmeric has anti inflammatory and Anticancer properties.
Take 1 tsf daily you can add to vegetable or cooked food. The color of stool you described is not because of Turmeric.
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
agree, black stools are concerning for bleeding so see your doctor for evaluation
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine

In brief: What goes IN

Must come OUT! Need I say more???? Dr Z

In brief: What goes IN

Must come OUT! Need I say more???? Dr Z
Dr. Richard Zimon
Dr. Richard Zimon
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