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black loose stool

my 2.5 year old has made 2 black loose stools today is that bad?

 
DeeMarie87

Asked by DeeMarie87 at 7:59 PM on Jul. 14, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Blueberries can turn a stool black...pepto bismol can turn a stool black and so can blood. If it isn't the blueberries or pepto, I'd call the doctor.
    ANGIE409

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 8:10 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Hmmm, I'd have the Pedi check him out. Mine said 3 colors of poop to worry about 1.) Red (blood) 2.) White 3.) Really black

    Good Luck!
    MDT09

    Answer by MDT09 at 8:11 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • Bag up his/her next poo in a wal-mart bag and take it and your little one to a stat care and show them to determine if it is blood or not because black stool is no good.
    Peekalou

    Answer by Peekalou at 8:12 PM on Jul. 14, 2010

  • well it was very very dark brown i think, it looks black tho
    DeeMarie87

    Comment by DeeMarie87 (original poster) at 8:14 PM on Jul. 14, 2010