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    Black poop :S
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    MrsL9 posted:
    So my son is just 6 months old and yesterday he had some blackish looking poops. Usually his BMs arent hard but all of these were kinda like play doh and very dark in color. The only thing we have changed recently was introduce a few new fruits and veggies. So I was wondering if this could be the culprit or if I should be more concerned about the black, harder bms. Any help asap is greatly appreciated. im very worried and not sure if I should be calling the nurse line at this point! Thanks in advance :)
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    Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
    I just checked out this WebMD article on Color Changes in Baby Poop .

    Because of the info below, I would call your pediatrician or bring him in ASAP

    When to Worry About Baby's Bowel Movements
    * If the stool is tarry black, there may be blood in the digestive tract that has turned dark black as it traveled down the intestines.

    Haylen


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