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What causes black bowel stool

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What causes black bowel stool
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr Chaithanya replied 6 months ago.
Black colored stool is a symptom of upper Gastrointestinal bleeding like,a problem in esophagus, stomach, or small intestine. Lower GI bleeding will be red in color.It can be due to esophageal varices or peptic ulcer.Definitely not a sign to be neglected, you need to seek the medical care immediately. Please feel free to ask if any further questions. If done for now, please leave a positive rating [Request to click on the 5th star] above the chat box [top right corner of the page], so I can get credit for helping you today. We only get credit for helping clients after positive feedback. You can always reach me with "For Dr. Chaithanya only" in the medical or health categories. Below link is the fastest way to reach me, little bonus from your side is welcome and highly appreciated!Thanks for using
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