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What are the symptoms of bleeding in the digestive tract?

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Symptoms of bleeding in the digestive tract include:

  • Bright red blood coating the stool
  • Dark blood mixed with the stool
  • Black or tarry stool
  • Bright red blood in vomit
  • "Coffee-grounds" appearance of vomit

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 5, 2020

SOURCES: 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on February 5, 2020

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