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DS "poo" very, very dark!

(7 Posts)
dietqueen Fri 07-Jan-11 22:24:59

very graphic be warned..........

DS did have a stomach bug last week and diarrhea was almos black. Improved and he's been fine since.

However "poo" (now solid) is again very dark.

should I be concerned?

HaveToWearHeels Fri 07-Jan-11 22:27:31

could it be something he has eaten ? DD's poo is black after blueberries !

dietqueen Fri 07-Jan-11 22:31:16

that's what I thought but no nothing dark eaten.

he does eat pain au chocolate in mornings but he always has and never had such dark poo

dietqueen Fri 07-Jan-11 22:33:50

oh christ have just googled - could be sign of many things.

Will see how it is over w-end and try and get a sample to get to dRs

IneedacleanerIamalazyslattern Fri 07-Jan-11 22:34:04

Oreo biscuits is usually the culprit in our house.
Has he had any iron rich foods?
TBH I have seen every colour of poo in the past 8 years I don't get excited about it anymore.

I have even seen rainbow (really technicolour poo in ds1---he had been eating crayons hmm )

IneedacleanerIamalazyslattern Fri 07-Jan-11 22:35:59

Honestly if he seems fine in himself and there is nothing else to suggest worry don't.I have honestly like I said seen many coloured poo in my time and it changes from one day to the next.

trixymalixy Fri 07-Jan-11 22:37:34

DS has dark poo after eating dark chocolate.

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