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does anyone know

what would cause poop to be very dark and sticky?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:46 PM on Feb. 9, 2010 in Health

Answers (7)
  • Yes...internal bleeding. Bleeding from your colon can cause to be black and tar-like, Then again, it could also be coloring from food, so idk.
    StefanieN84

    Answer by StefanieN84 at 10:48 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • if it is your newborns first poops... that is how it looks. there is also a poop decoder on similacs website that you can check out. if it is your poop... the darkness could be from iron supplements, certain foods, medications, or internal bleeding. not sure about the sticky part if you are referring to an adult poo though. good luck.
    DRM0329

    Answer by DRM0329 at 10:51 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • I guess I should have clarified - mine not babies
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:02 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • any diet change?
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 11:02 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • no chane in my diet
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:02 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Dr OZ loves talking about poop. He talked about color and texture the other day. Dark is usually blood but go to his website and see what else it could be.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:21 PM on Feb. 9, 2010

  • Pepto Bismal can cause that if you've taken it lately.
    Allergic2Stupid

    Answer by Allergic2Stupid at 1:34 AM on Feb. 10, 2010

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