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Gout under control due to diet, have black stools. Had taken cherry juice and withdrawn Febujet. Other dietary options?

I M GOUT PATIENT SINCE YEAR I WAS TAKING FEBUJET40 SINCE ONE MONTH I M NOT TAKING THIS TABLET I M HAVING CHERRY JUICE ONE CUP A DAY . MY STOOL IS BLACK DUE TO CHERRY JUICE?OR I HAD APPLE CIDER VINEGAR DUE TO THAT I HAD SO MUCH NOISE IN MY STOMACH AND FEEL LIKE DIARRHEA I STOPPED TAKING IT AFTER A WEEK. LET ME KNOW WHAT I SHOULD DO? AT PRESENT MY GOUT IS IN CONTROL DUE TO DIET
Asked On : Fri, 29 Jun 2012
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black stools can be meleana which is altered blood secondary to bleeding in the upper digestive tract. your may need an upper GI endoscopy to make the diagnosis. you should seek medical attention.
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