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there was solid black stool yesterday for the first time.

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there was solid black stool yesterday for the first time. today, alot of liquid black stool. hit in stomach sunday, today is tuesday. when do i see a doctor?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. M. Lahkar replied 8 years ago.
Hi, solid black stool which is also sticky generally indicates presence of blood in stool. You should do a test known as 'occult blood in stool'. This will help to detect any blood in stool.
You should see a specialist (gastroenterologist) as soon as possible and get thoroughly investigated.

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