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Black stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   is this dr xxxxx?
Doctor :   hi
User :   dr xxxxx?
Doctor :   yes
User :   hello
User :   itsxxxxx
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   how are u xxxxx
User :   my poop was black
User :   whats that from
User :   junk?
User :   or dieing problem
Doctor :   since how long
User :   not always
User :   once in a wile
User :   most of time its light brown also
User :   sometimes black
Doctor :   any blood in stools
User :   nah
User :   how could itell
User :   how would i knp
User :   kno*
Doctor :   ok
User :   how would i know?
Doctor :   did u have beet root
Doctor :   or taking any medicine as of now
User :   maylox and my lanta
User :   i did gain weight tho
Doctor :   how long u have being taking these drugs
Doctor :   ok
User :   two weeks maybe
Doctor :   did u similar complains in the past
User :   yeah
Doctor :   ok
User :   ever since this thing has been going on is it part of anxiety
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did u have an anal intercourse anytime
User :   what do you mean
Doctor :   did you have an anal intercourse anytime
User :   what does that mean
User :   ?
Doctor :   sexual intercourse i mean
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would suggest u to consult a physician if the problem is persists
Doctor :   persisting
User :   wouldit be serious and life threatning
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   wouldit be serious and life threatning
User :   cancer
User :   disease fatal
Doctor :   if there is heavy bleeding or persisting bleed then it could be
Doctor :   cancer at this age is unlikely
User :   how couldi tell if its bleeding
User :   i dont ever eat healthy
Doctor :   there are many causes
User :   you think it could beanxiety
Doctor :   may be upper GI
User :   whats that
Doctor :   no it is not due to anxiety
User :   whats upper GI?
User :   ??????
Doctor :   upper digestive tract bleed
User :   would it be fixed threw mediciene?
User :   or life threatning surgery
Doctor :   cant say consult a physician
User :   i told you i robably willdie
User :   theres no blood in poop
Doctor :   ok
User :   theres no blood in poop is that serious
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   no unlikely
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   if the problem persists
User :   you think ill die
Doctor :   no u wont die
User :   if its serious tho
User :   my poop has never been normal now mostly like brown
User :   or small
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it could be upper GI
User :   is that serious
User :   ?
Doctor :   no it is not serious
User :   maybe stomach ulcer cancer or fatal disease?
Doctor :   stomach at ur age is rare
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   what if black poop continues isnt that super serious
Doctor :   yes it can be
User :   see
User :   i have to worry
User :   what you thinki could have
User :   coud that be from eating junk?
Doctor :   u could have taken beetroot
Doctor :   do u have alcohol
User :   no i dont drink or smoke
Doctor :   dont worry
Doctor :   as of now
Doctor :   if u happen to have this problem
Doctor :   u can consult a physician
User :   will i die tho
Doctor :   no u wont
User :   you think i have bleeding?
User :   i do have acid reflux if not treated could that cause not normal bowel
Doctor :   no u wont
Doctor :   yes it can be
User :   how will that be treated
User :   i wish i knew it wont be fatal or kill me iif it continues
User :   ?
User :   will it kill meor need surgery if it serious
Doctor :   no u wont
Doctor :   anything else u want
User :   yeahcould it be from eating a lot of junk to?
User :   ?
Doctor :   yes it can be
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User :   wait
User :   it comes out light brown also
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   thats a normal color
Doctor :   ok
User :   how could i tell if theres blood
Doctor :   examine the stool
User :   how
Doctor :   it confirm
Doctor :   in the lab
User :   will it be life threatning tho
Doctor :   no u wont die
Doctor :   ur safe
Doctor :   nothing to worry ok
User :   i hope not
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Please log inlater to clarify other medical doubts.
User :   whats good to take for it?
User :   what could io take for it?
User :   cause i get stomach sharp pain sometimes to
User :   what to take/
Doctor :   we have to know the cause of it
Doctor :   then u can tell
Doctor :   please consult a physician
Doctor :   he will let u know what it is
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
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