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I have a grand daughter who has black stools and feels very

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I have a grand daughter who has black stools and feels very sick. Is this an emergency situation?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

This is Dr. David

tar black stools is a sign there is bleeding from the stomach or esophagus with the blood going through the GI system

yes, this is an emergency situation.

she needs to go to the hospital or ER right away for evaluation.

bleeding like this can cause a lot of loss blood over a period of time.

take her to the ER right away.

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