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The last couple of days, I have noticed a change in my stools. While my diet is the same, something is out of place. Not to gross you out, but (my diarrhea is under control), my stools have gone from light brown, to dark brown, almost black. With a horrible odor also. I'm worried it may be hidden blood. Anyone know about this?
 

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If it was blood then the stool would be black and tarry. If you think that they are then get a blood occult test to look for blood in the stool. It is a home test and you have to follow a special diet for a few days but it is easy. Just ask your Dr for it.
 
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Not to be an alarmist but you should see your doctor immediately and schedule a colonoscopy. The same thing happened to me and I let it go 3 months. It was blood in my stools and after my colonoscopy I learned I had colon cancer. I had surgery 2 years ago and I am cured. Do not delay.. it might not be anything but do not take a chance!
 
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