Why Is My Poop Black? 7 Causes of Black Stool

3. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

IBD is a chronic condition that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. The inflammation may affect the lining of the intestine, leading to ulcers, bleeding, and black stool. IBD includes conditions such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Written by Cassandra Williams

Cassandra Williams is a Senior Editing Manager at A2ZHealthy