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I just went to the bathroom and my poop did not look normal.

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I just went to the bathroom and my poop did not look normal. It looked somewhat black/grey/green and hard. This is the first time. Should I see a doctor? How severe?

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Do you have any other symptom? Pain?

Any other past illness?

Are you on any regular medicine?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Every once in a while, there’s a pain in the lower part of the stomach. It just started today. I have no past illness although I have had a cold. I am not taking any regular medicine


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I understand your concern.

I am sorry for your symptoms.

Passing somewhat black hard stool once is not concerning.

Color of stool varies.

It often depends on the food we take.

Bowel habit like constipation also plays a role.

I feel you need not worry about it.

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