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Bloody or red colored stools

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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See your doctor f: Blood in stool needs a eval and diagnosis

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Medical evaluation: Is needed to assess for GI bleeding.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Melena: Melena usually causes black, tarry, sticky and malodorous stool. Stool Guiac can determine if there is blood in stool.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Edelman
38 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoid or ?: You need to see a gastro-intestinal specialist or a colorectal surgeon. Even a general surgeon can help you with getting an exam in the colon and rec ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Time to get checked: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.g. rectal trauma), but evaluation i ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal surgeon: Possibilities include hemorrhoids, colitis, polyps and even cancer.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaliy Krol
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Bloody stool: This requires immediate evaluation by gastroenterologist
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Have an exam: There are various possibilities and while some are not serious, a bad one could sneak into your life if you don't have it checked. That it hurt is per ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Bloody stool: You should call your doctor and get checked right away. This may be serious so make contact today if possible.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Blood : Blood in the stool warrants a medical investigation. Possible causes include hemorrhoids, diverticuli (small pouches that project from the colon), col ... Read More
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