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food intolerance blood in the stool

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Various colors: Make sure by doing a hemocult test. It depends where the blood originates, what the color is. if you are hemocult positive, you may need a colonoscopy ... Read More
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Red in stool: Red pieces in stool can be tomato. Blood look like it does when you scarp your self or makes the bowel red. i don't think you could peel it off. But t ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
That's food: Blood appears as bright red or black. The latter is transformed blood high up in GI tract that has reached the distal bowel. Bright red blood is fro ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably food: If you want to determine if red stuff in your stool is blood or food, when you use toilet paper to clean yourself, blood will stain the paper red, whi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
20 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc: From your symptoms i would recommend seeing a physician. If you are bleeding tests will need to be done to determine where it is coming from and what ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: Blood in your stool is never normal and should not be overlooked. You need to go get checked out by a doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Several reasons: starting from the anus and rectum, all the way up to your mouth. Nature of blood: is it fresh, blood clots, dark stools, or black tarry stools? other ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You need to refer to gastroenterology to be evaluated and may have colonoscopy to find the cause so be treated.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Not True: Most ulcers are caused by an infection with h. Pylori. Any physician who hears your history and does not test you for h. Pylori needs to be fired.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy and EGD: Bright red Blood in stool could be from Hemorrhoids or Diverticulosis . Confirmed by Direct exam like Flex Sig, or Colonoscopy. With Horse voice an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
See doc: It could be hemrrhoids but also could be something serious like colon cancer. See your doc for rectal exam, blood test and possibly colonoscopy.
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