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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Many reasons: There are many causes of blood in the stool. This is reason for evaluation by your primary care physician or in cases with sigificnt bleeding to get e ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Get checked please: Blood in stool, regardless of age of the sufferer, is never normal. As such, and although the cause is likely easily explained (e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Need med eval.: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Blood On The Saddle?: Blood belongs in the blood vessels. Passage in the stool is not normal and needs to be investigated, unless it just happened once. But blood can still ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
NO!!!!!!!: No amount of bleeding is normal. Get it checked properly by a qualified physician immediately!
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Old: Clotted Blood may appear this way..A simple test for Occult Blood in the stool will tell you for certain! Hope this is helpful Dr Z
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: usually related to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or colitis. please consult your physician.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Blood stool: It is never normal to have blood in the stool.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
False hematochezia: Certain foods can color your stool red and can mimic hematochezia (bright red blood in the stool):red gelatin or jello, popsicles, or kool-aid, tomato ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal bleeding: Most likely internal hemorrhoids in your age group. No findings or pain externally. If you are constipated try stool softeners and increase fluid in ... Read More
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