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Posted on Fri, 4 Sep 2015 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: stiffness, pain all over, noonday black loose stools
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Answered by Dr. Prashant 7 hours later
Brief Answer:
black stools it means there is some problem in upper GI tract

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
kindly consult your doctor ,as black stools is not normal .
Get few blood tests like Complete blood count, ESR, LFT and also an endoscopy and if needed colonoscopy to estabilosh the cause of black stools.

Hope that answers your query, feel free to get back to me if you have additional queries.

Wishing you a speedy recovery.

Best regards.
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