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Dr. Gupta, Board Certified Pediatrician
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My 3 year old daughter passed a stool in the night (she is

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My 3 year old daughter passed a stool in the night (she is dry at night so this alone was unusual) and it was black. When I wiped her bottom, the tissue was black. She is on movicol 2 sachets a day, as although she poos very regularly it is often too big to pass. She has not eaten anything different over the past week, or anything that I would suspect could have caused this. She is not on iron supplements. The stool looked quite soft, but like tar?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Paediatrics