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Can pepto bismo cause black stool

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can pepto bismo cause black stool
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Robert replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to justanswer and thank you for your question.
Yes, it is true that black stool can be due to food, supplements, medication, or minerals. This is called as False Melena.
Yes, pepto bismol can cause black stool.
Other common substances which can result in black stool are-
-Black licorice
-Iron supplements
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