However, if you have had gastrointestinal bleeding in the past, there is a foul smell, or the problem goes on for longer than a few days, that's reason to see your doctor. The black color alone is not enough to determine that it is in fact blood that is being passed in the stool. This makes it a bit more difficult to see in or on the stool than if there is red blood. Or, it can be done at home with a kit that is used to collect a small stool sample , which is then sent to a lab for evaluation. Understand the Symptoms of Chronic Gastrointestinal Bleeding.
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Foods that are dark blue, black or green may also cause black stools.
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Blood that comes from higher up in the digestive tract, such as the esophagus or stomach, may turn stool black, which is called "melena. This is a tear in the mucous membrane that joins the esophagus and the stomach. If you have black stools that you cannot attribute to a food or to iron supplements, see your doctor as soon as possible. There are many reasons stool could appear black, and iron supplements or even Oreos could be to blame.