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Food poisoning blood in stool

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
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
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
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
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
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
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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 Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
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
General Practice 29 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Ohanswered
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
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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