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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Biopsy: Removal of suspect tissue and examination by a pathologist is the only way to get a definitive answer. Cologuard facilitates selection of patients who ... Read More
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
It would be better: to get it directly, especially if there is a trace of blood from skin or urine that's in the water. Did you try putting foil or plastic wrap between t ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No....: The black flecks can be food related or blood related. You can have three separate stools guaiac tested as well. Take a look at diet and see what migh ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Consider dark green: The main colorizing agent of the poo is bile, the material that comes from the liver as it breaks down the many materials discarded by the body. It st ... Read More
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Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Visual is best: With your family history of colon cancer, you should have visual, not virtual colonoscopy. If a polyp is found, it can be removed and checked for canc ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes,test is for Colo: Yes, this is a test for Screening for colon Cancer. Besides this test, Colonoscopy is a very good screening test, recommended to be done at the age of ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: If you are having significant pain in your abdomen in the early phases of pregnancy, you should see your doctor. Until the pregnancy is confirmed to b ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Colon CA Screening: This test is a screening test for possible colon cancer. Hemocult negative means there is no blood or hemoglobin in the stool and that this screening ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Eckert
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Two different things: These two lab results mean two different things. White blood cell (WBC) elevations can be seen in a variety of benign conditions, but may also indicat ... Read More
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Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Black stool flakes: These flakes may be normal if you are breastfeeding and you are getting blood mixed in with the breas milk. It could be something in baby food as well ... Read More

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