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I have had dark stools since yesterday. A little

I have had dark...

I have had dark brown stools since yesterday. A little constipated. I've been eating liverwurst for lunch everyday for a week. Can that make a difference? Should I stop eating it?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Altace and Zynthroid. No I have not seen a doctor since last week. Had complete bloodwork and everything was fine.

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

Fine

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Dr Chip (M.D.)
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Hello I'm Dr Chip

Dark brown stools aren't an indication of bleeding or a liver problem and usually they are caused by what you eat

If you stop the liverwurst the color should get back to normal in a couple of days

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Could the liverwurst cause the darker stool though?

Absolutely

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