Why is my poop black but no blood?

Why is my poop black but no blood?

 

Esophageal and gastric bleeding can be accompanied by black and foul-smelling stools. Gastrointestinal tumors can be the cause of blood in the stool and its black color, but blood alone does not cause black stools.

In this article, we will talk about what causes other than blood, which may darken the color of the stool.

Why is my poop black but no blood?

The answer to this question is provided by our doctors below:

 

Causes of dark stools

What foods darken stools?

When to see a doctor?

 

 

 

Causes of dark stools

Many black stools can be caused by the foods you eat.

In other words, some substances and foods that enter our digestive system give dark colored stools. In these cases, your stool analysis test does not contain blood and compounds related to the presence of bleeding in the digestive system.

In these cases, where the stool is black but does not contain blood, what factors can cause the stool to darken?

There are foods, snacks, and medications that darken stools

These materials include:

 

Medicines:

Some types of oral medications make the stool black:

 

  • Bismuth or pepto bismol

It is a drug that was used in ancient times in people with stomach ulcers.

It is available as bismuth salicylate or subcitrate, protects the gastric mucosa as a coating, neutralizes some stomach acid, and possibly acts directly on the gastric bacterium Helicobacter pylori. Bismuth is sometimes used for travel diarrhea. .

This drug darkens the stool. A few days after stopping the consumption of bismuth, the color of the stool will become normal

 

  • Acetazolamide:

Today, it is mostly used in the treatment of glaucoma and reduction of intraocular pressure

 

  • Stomach antacid syrup containing aluminum means aluminum hydroxide syrup
  • Corticosteroids such as prednisolone, betamethasone, triamcinolone
  • Antibiotics such as:
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Tetracycline
  • Clindamycin
  • Food

 

Thiophylline is a drug used to treat respiratory tuberculosis

Iron tablets and supplements can also cause black stools.

Bismuth, aluminum, and iron will all cause constipation in addition to black stools.

 

 

What foods darken stools?

  • Black licorice
  • Sausages made from blood. Blood sausages
  • Blueberries
  • Black grapes
  • Black and dark jellies
  • Spinach and vegetables with very dark colors
  • Dark beans
  • Dark food colors

 

 

When to see a doctor?

If you have black stools and have one or more of the following symptoms, you should see a doctor to find out the cause:

  • If you have a lightheadedness
  • If you have weakness and lethargy

 

Why is my poop black but no blood

 

  • If you have a loss of appetite
  • If you have lost weight

 

Why is my poop black but no blood

 

  • If you have physical pain
  • If you have nausea and vomiting
  • If you have bloody vomit
  • If you have hypotension and fainting

Latest articles

...

submandibular gland swollen and painful

Have you ever heard the term sialadenitis? If you have recently noticed swelling of the submandibular glands, if you are looking for possible causes of swelling of the submandibular glands, read the following. Salivary gland swelling is called sialadenitis by doctors. Salivary gland secretions are necessary to moisten the mouth and throat and start digesting food.

...

sudden feeling of passing out anxiety

If you have experienced sudden stress and anxiety, if you want to know the causes of sudden filling out passing anxiety, Read more Often dizziness is associated with anxiety under the following headings Wooziness Light headedness

...

how get smell back after covid

How to restore a disturbed sense of smell following Covid19? Is there a way to speed up the olfactory recovery following Covid19? What are the ways to restore the sense of smell following Covid19? If you are one of those people who suffer from a sense of smell following a new coronavirus infection and are looking for a way to restore your sense of smell, read on.

...

Signs of a blood clotting disorder

If you want to know what signs and symptoms are associated with blood clots If you want to get acquainted with the signs and symptoms of blood clots. Read more What is a blood clot? What are the symptoms of a blood clot? What are the risks of a blood clot? What are the possible side effects of blood clots in the body? Why do blood clots form? Blood clots can be a sign and a symptom of what disorder and disease.

...

Sharp pulling pain in belly button

If you have sharp pain around the umbilicus (pre-umbilical). Read more. What causes sharp and pulling-like pain around the belly button?

share this content in :
Address: 393 University Avenue,Suite 200,Toronto ON MG5 2M2,CANADA
Email: info@MarsoClinic.com

Phone: +1(647)303 0740

All Rights Reserved © By MarsoClinic

Terms of Use
-->

Our company

Advisory board
Safety
Advisory board
About

Our products

Your Healthy Gut
Food intolerance
Constipation
View All

Community

Your Healthy Gut
Food intolerance
Constipation
View All

Legal

Your Healthy Gut
Food intolerance
Constipation
View All
logo-1 logo-2 logo-3 logo-foot  logo-4 logo-5 logo-6

Address: 393 University Avenue,Suite 200,Toronto ON MG5 2M2,CANADA

Email: info@MarsoClinic.com

Phone: +1(647)303 0740

All Rights Reserved © By MarsoClinic

Terms of Use