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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of pain in the right lower abdomen and groin, such as: groin muscle pull, hip joint inflammation, bowel problems, genital condi ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The light is fresh blood and the dark has been in the GI tract longer. You need to see your doctor.
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Hi, please see a provider for evaluation, it's possible that the stool color is due to blood or due to medications or food. If the stool color and con ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You should be examined for the vaginal and possible rectal bleeding. The green stool could be due to the greens you are eating.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
15 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS vs IBD: i think you need to have colonoscopy to be evaluated for INflamatory Bowel Disease like Ulcerative colitis and if the colonoscopy is negative the we c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Stools: Try some probiotics and yogurt for a week or so.
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience Integrative Medicine
Fast transit: I year old have fairly fast transit of foods through the digestive tract. Its not surprising that there is undigested fibrous foods like blueberry and ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Sounds serious: If you have an stomach ulcer and dark stools due to bleeding, it is a serious matter requiring emergency medical check up. Go see your doctor right aw ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stool color: Unless it is tarry black it is just a stool variation depending on what you ate and how much gall is release for fatty foods. If it is tarry see you d ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: If you have no other symptoms and have not lost weight you need not be concerned. Visit this site for abnormal colored stool: https://www.mayoclinic.o ... Read More
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