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I took pepto bismol five days ago and my stool is still black

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Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

12 days after a prsite cleanse my stool got from loose to watery. I took Pepto Bismol 2 days ago to counteract but it did not help. My stool is still... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

Hello doctor, I just went to the bathroom and my stool was dark green and black I took Pepto bismol three days ago for a stomachache can that be it? Also I have been... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Tayyab Malik MD

Last Tuesday, I developed a mild case of diarrhea . The stool was not watery, but very soft. I took two Pepto-Bismol tablets which seemed to help. On that Wednesday, the diarrhea was still... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Tayyab Malik ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

I had a total Thyroidectomy 10 days ago and now taking Levothyroxine 100 mg. I am experiencing severe reflux symptoms and even two times esophageal spasms. Last night I took a pepto tablet 1... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

not noticed any cramping today. Dark black / XXXXXXX normally formed stools today ( I did take pepto bismol ...'t feel sick at this point so kept eating. Maybe two hours later would have... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Dr. Balshree Sharma MD

the restroom. I read that it s normal for Pepto to cause black stool but I m wondering if it still does so long ...I had an upset stomach on Friday and took one dose of Pepto... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Balshree Sharma ( Dentist)
Dr. Akhtarhusian GHAUSI MD

my mother in law is experiencing very black stools it has been since Sunday. I called her Dr. and he said because she took Pepto Bismo for her stomach ache, that is probably why. She... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian GHAUSI ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh MD

how does pepto bismol cause black stools? i took some twice yesterday and today all bowel movements have been black. water seems to be helping to flush it out but is causing slight... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhijit Deshmukh ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Zubayer Alam MD

is black. I recently had surgery for stomach cancer and it was a success. Could the fact that I took Pepto ...I began throwing up Sunday along with having severe cramping and diarea. This lasted 4... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Zubayer Alam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Ratnakar Kini MD

for about a week, no more nauseous, tired and since diarrhea came and went I took Pepto Bismol for two days. I ve had cramps on and off too. The Diarrhea stopped but I had a black... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ratnakar Kini ( Gastroenterologist)

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Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Hello, Pepto bismol is known to cause black stools. If stools remain black inspite of stopping pepto bismol ,then it could be bleeding. Stop pepto...

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi. Black stool is suggestive of bleeding on the intestinal tract. You should consult the Doctor ASAP.

Dr. Mahesh Koregol MD

Hi Stop using it for 2 days and see if it affects