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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Nieto
25 years experience Gastroenterology
Blood in stool: You should be evaluated by a GI dr you could have colitis, ulcers or even cancer causing your bleeding. Your abnormal liver test need further evaluati ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Need more evaluation: Yes, the combination of abnormal liver enzymes (not attributable to alcohol) and GI bleeding raises considerable concern. There are many possibilities ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
See md: several possibilities including infection, parasites, inflammation, polyps, etc.Tumors/cancers less likely at your age, but not impossble.Dark red blo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely : The food you ate. Give a day or 2 without beetroot. If it persist get checked for blood in stool
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
18 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Benign polyp?: A rubbery growth could be a cancer but could also be a benign polyp that has not become a cancer yet. At colonoscopy the growth might be able to be r ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
HealthTap Prime.: I'm not sure what to make of your symptoms. They may no sense. This, however, is not the best forum to reach a diagnosis. I suggest you use HealthTap ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Not too concerning: There are several causes of bright red color in the stool. He may have a small irritation of the anus due to hard stools, more frequent stools, or the ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Red color may be: related to dyes in cough syrup. Mucus is a lubricant in our GI tract – so a small amounts needn't be a concern. However if there are large amounts of ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Wiping: You may have an anal fissure which may give you a pink stain on the toilet paper. See your doctor for an evluation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
10 years experience General Surgery
Blood yes: Hemorrhoids can bleed - as many internal hemorrhoids to. Internal hemorrhoids are inside and only sometimes come outside. These usually don't hurt b ... Read More
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