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I have black stool that started 2 days ago. I was a heavy

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I have black stool that started 2 days ago. I was a heavy drinker, I stopped when this happened. If I don't drink again will it stop?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

No not necessarily.

This can be from a stomach ulcer.

Worse, from esophageal varices.

Or a lesion in the small bowel.

this is serious.

This can bleed out and kill you if not taken care of.

Go right to the ER at this point.

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