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I believe i need to see a doctor but live in Lockhart and need a doctor in the Bee cave, Austin area. I have had 5 loose bowel movements since last night. They have been black. First thought it might be from the anti-diarrehea medicine but now I am getting concerned.

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

I take levothyroxin and lisinopril---allergic to nothing

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have had the lap band proceedure

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 8 months ago

Are you taking Pepto Bismol or any iron supplement?

Do you have black tarry stools?

Any abdominal pain, bloating?

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no iron supps---what is tarry stools---yes pain and bloating---movements about every hour --violent runs---
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 8 months ago

Dark red is tarry. You need to go to nearest emergency room as these symptoms (pain, bloating, black stools) can be due to bleeding in intestines. You may need intravenous fluids too.

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