Abdominal bloating, Black stools: 4 Possible Causes
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What causes abdominal bloating and black stools? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Colitis

Colitis is inflammation of the colon. Read about the different types and associated symptoms.

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2

Stomach Cancer (Gastric Adenocarcinoma)

Stomach cancer occurs when cancerous cells form in the stomach lining. Because it's difficult to detect, it's often not diagnosed until it's more advanced.

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3

Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's disease is a chronic bowel disease that causes severe inflammation of the digestive tract. It is associated with abdominal pain, diarrhea, and may affect your quality of life. Crohn's disease is characterized b...

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4

Diverticulitis

Diverticula are bulging sacs that can appear in the lining of your large intestine. Diverticulitis occurs when these sacs get acutely infected or inflamed.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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