I have had long term stomach pain and bowel issues, and am waiting an endoscopy. I have noticed recently every time I go to the bathroom that I have tiny black flecks in the bowel movement, they look like poppy seeds and are hard. I dont eat seeded foods, and the rest of my stool is a normal colour. Could this be caused by medication such as omeprazole? If it was blood I would expect the stool to be black or for the blood to be soft, this however is hard tiny black flecks. Can anyone help?
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.