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What could cause a black stool with bright /dark wipings?

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What could cause a black stool with bright /dark green wipings?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

This is generally an upper GI bleed

This should be evaluated immediately

It could be an ulcer

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