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The color of stool is normally due to the presence of bile, specifically, the bilirubin in bile. Bilirubin is formed from hemoglobin after hemoglobin...
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Hi Just google you meds and add side effects, see what comes up, you can also put loose bowls, side effects loose bowls, you will get an answer.If...
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You need to schedule an appointment with a GI immediately.  Could be some kind of stomach ulcer.
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You have a cold in your bowels. Do you feel run down and don't feel like doing anything? That is the way I feel when I get a cold in my bowels...
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Nope. Viruses like the stomach flu that comes from food poisoning or close contact can only cause main symptoms like nausea and/or vomiting, diarrhea...
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Pepto-Bismol (or pink bismuth), specifically, is known to turn the tongue and/or stool black temporarily. This condition can persist for a few days...
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Pepto Bismol can cause the stools to be darker, but not BLACK and TARRY, and not likely five minutes after you took it. This may be a sign of a...
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Black stools can be a sign of gastrointestinal bleeding (melena)....OR it can be a sign of someone taking Pepto Bismol for their loose bowel...
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You're right to be on top of the issue of bowel changes. Colon cancer for example, and other serious conditions, respond better to treatment...
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Hi There two things you should know if you find blood in your stools or urine, see your doctor ASAP or the ER ASAPGood Luck
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Hi If like you have written, and its just the one, I would not worry to much or see to much into it. If it happened for a week then worry.Could be...
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In general, I would say this is nothing to worry about. In fact, every person's bowel habits are different. If what you describe has been going...
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There can be other causes for black stools other than a gastric (stomach) bleed. Bleeding from the stomach (melena) causes black TARRY stools. Blood...
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Stool (feces) is most commonly brown in color, and many people become curious or concerned when the color of their stool changes. Most stool-to-stool...