Signs and symptoms
posted by Peter Murfitt
05 December 2020

Black specs in poop

Last reply: 2 months ago

My 13 year old son has been receiving black specks in his poo and I am worried for him

1 comment


commented by Cancer Nurse
14 December 2020

2 months ago

Hi Peter,It is understandable to feel worried when there is a change in your sons poo.  There can be many reasons for a change in a person’s poo such as food that is eaten, medicines or blood in the stool.  We would recommend for your son to visit his GP, they will be able to discuss with yourself and your son why they think this is happening and if any further tests need to be done.

Kind regards, 

Cancer nurse.

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