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Brother had bowel blockage. Surgury Sunday night 11:00 pm to

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Brother had bowel blockage. Surgury Sunday night 11:00 pm to put in rerouting of colon to outside bag. Today stomach so full caused heart rhythm problem. Stomach pump installed. Volumes of black contents like three quarts. Why is it black? Dr. And family are trying to find out what is going on. What ideas do you have. Sister called for ideas.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

black stomach contents means there is a bleed from the stomach most likely

he needs to have a GI doctor look down into his stomach with an upper endoscopy to look for sources of bleeding.

the source of the bleeding needs to be stopped

let me know if you have questions.