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Hi dr. Sulken in a few days I will very likely ask you more questions. For now I just have one single question. Can you please tell me thoroughly, is it at all possible that melena, a small amount of dark tarry stool, and no other stool, for a period of two or three days, can in any possible way be a result of continual overhydration in a cat? So in other words a cat that has been over hydrated every day for a very long period of time. thank you
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No, that isn't a cause of melena which can arise from metabolic disorders, neoplasia, infectious disease, bleeding disorders, pulmonary disorders (ingestion of expectorated blood), gastrointestinal and endocrine diseases. I'll be offline between 01/22-01/30. You may choose to engage another expert if it's likely that you would need to continue consulting with me. Please continue our conversation if you wish.

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