Stool Color Changes (cont.)
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Stool Color Change Prognosis
The outlook for changes in stool color varies with the underlying cause. For example, many causes of bleeding from the stomach or the intestines are benign, such as ulcers, and generally carry good prognoses while bleeding due to a cancer carries a less favorable diagnosis.
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