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yes, you should get him to the ER right away
black tar stools is a sign of bleeding from his stomach or esophagus and the blood being digested in his GI system
this is dangerous and needs to be evaluated by a GI doctor right away with an upper endoscopy to look down into the stomach to see where the bleeding is coming from.
he could having a bleeding ulcer.
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