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What do black tarry spots and streaks in a brown stool suggest?.

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What do black tarry spots and streaks in a brown stool suggest?. I just had that for the first time ever.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Shahzad MD replied 12 months ago.

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Like you mentioned, you had this for the first time ever, and if you are not on any medications that cause black stool like iron or pepto bismol then you should get this checked up with your doctor as soon as possible as this could indicate that you are bleeding from the intestine.

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Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 12 months ago.
Hi
I was following your question.
I am an ER doctor in the United States
If you are having black tarry stool, you need to go to the ER- NOW
This could indicate an intestinal bleed as mentioned before, but this cannot wait to see your doctor at your earliest convenience.
You can bleed significantly and quickly.

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