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Could you please tell me I'm really worried if this is something

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Hi could you please tell me I'm really worried if this is something by the way I'm describing a concern.
My stools have gone sticky and dark and I have these black dry bits of like tissue paper bits I can't explain but they break apart, that are through my stool happened a few times,what could it be? Does blood look like this? They don't smear on paper but these odd pepper specks do? I'm so worried.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for this questionYes, this is concerning for blood in the stoolYou need to stop anything that could be irritating your stomach like aspirin or ibuprofenSee a doctor for a stool test for blood let me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave a positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. Phil" in the medicine, cardiology or pharmacy categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-irondoc/Thanks for using justanswer.com
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 10 months ago.
Thanks for this question.Please don't forget a positive rating. I appreciate it. :)If you have more questions, just reply