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Why is my stool so dark?

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Dr. Michael Samach
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Several possibilitie

Stool can be dark from iron pills pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or foods like spinach.
Black tarry stools may indicate bleeding from the stomach area and should be checked right away.

In brief: Several possibilitie

Stool can be dark from iron pills pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or foods like spinach.
Black tarry stools may indicate bleeding from the stomach area and should be checked right away.
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