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enna2
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posted 09-13-1999 08:41 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for enna2   Click Here to Email enna2     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have recently been diagnosed as anemic, and have been put on iron pills which I think must be the cause of this rather worrying event! But I thought that iron made your poops darker but not actually BLACK!?!

It's not bloody black just black poop...

bit concerning...

Does anyone else have any thoughts on the matter, is it normal to have this if you take iron?

wanda
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posted 09-13-1999 08:51 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for wanda     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
yes it is normal have black poop when you take iron supplements. when i was on pregnancy supplements and they contain iron my poop was black too.

kitty
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posted 09-13-1999 10:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for kitty     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
No need to worry enna - that is exactly what happened to me when I was on iron supplements. My stool turned very black and when I stopped taking them my stool turned back to normal.

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posted 09-13-1999 01:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Joyce     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Me to enna,
the iron suppliments made me poo black
the Chlorofresh makes it green,
Peppermint and ginger have their own special affects....

different poops for different scoops- suppliments

Does that make us "poopular"??

[This message has been edited by Joyce (edited 09-29-1999).]

enna2
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posted 09-15-1999 09:43 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for enna2   Click Here to Email enna2     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks guys!

I feel better for knowing that.

Guess what though, it has made me more c!!! I am cutting down the dosage!!!

cheers!!!

kitty
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posted 09-15-1999 12:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kitty     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Wow Joyce - you must have nuclear poop by now! lol

Sisyphus
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posted 09-15-1999 05:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Sisyphus     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Oh, Joyce, LOL!!! Thanks for giving me a good chuckle!!!

Yes, I think what makes us so "poopular" is our sense of humor about this stuff!! LOL!

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