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I got fever and black stools after eating some chocolate candy. I am 74

i am 74 yrs age- good health--i recently ate some choclate candy and it was a lot--i became sick and weak-my temperature reached 101..i took pepto bismol- after 2 days in bed i felt better--temp back to normal--but my stool is still black-i have no pain when i go to release stool, i have not been to a doctor for this--i am a male--ty
Asked On : Mon, 7 Mar 2011
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Just wait for some more time and see, it may subside on its own. It happens with any acute infection.

Note that, painless black stool- Is a sign of bleeding up the gastrointestinal tract most probably gastric.
Answered: Sun, 17 Apr 2011
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