Our expert says:
Unless you think that there is blood in the stool, I don't think you have to worry about the colour. Blood in stool looks like black coffee granules or is black and tarry. Certain foods or medication can cause dark stools like iron supplements, blackberries, licorice and Pepto Bismol.
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