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What causes the presence of black specks in stool?

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I am having black specks in faeces, they are not visible at a glance, but when I take faeces in hand and then rub it , it can be seen ,no other symptom, when I press specks they are hard
Wed, 16 May 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu 1 hour later
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Hi and thank yoi for asking!

You are reporting to have black and hard specks in stools.
I review your photo and I can say as follows:
- first of all therr is nothing to be worried.
these finding usually are related with food seeds or fruits.
- usually spicy foods are asocoated with this findings in stools.
Hope it was helpful to you.

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Follow-up: What causes the presence of black specks in stool? 3 days later
is this stool color normal
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Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu 39 hours later
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Hi back
I am sorry for my late.
I review your last photo and I can say that it seems to be a darker stool .
Darker stools usually are related with:
- vegetables use
- iron tablets use
It is not black stool so to my opinion it doesn't seems to be related woth Gastrointestinal bleeding.
The other two photos are in normal colour of
To my opinion there is nothing to be worried.

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