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poop is reddish brown

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Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you are passing tissue in your stools, you should definitely be evaluated by your doc - and probably a gastroenterologist. Don't put this one off. ... Read More

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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Andrea
34 years experience Dentistry
Get prostate exam: blood in semen and dark stool suggests blood in stool ....have prostate exam and a prescription for Bactrim or cipro (ciprofloxacin) to rule out prost ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Unrelated: The semen discoloration is likely due to changes in your prostate due to aging and is not a cause for concern. Unless your stool is tarry black that i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need GI Follow Up: Darker the stool higher up the GI tract. Now you mention red brown than more red. Sounds like you could have hemorrhoids but the black tar could be an ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Seek prompt: medical assessment for GI bleeding.
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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Stool color: Stool color is very dependent on diet. What one eats affected your stool color. There are rare conditions like malabsorption, biliary obstruction tha ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
27 years experience Family Medicine
Might not be...: Stool color can vary a lot by diet. But, dark stools are typical when there is blood incorporated in the stool. Especially blood from higher up in the ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
If: their is blood in the stool, it requires evaluation. Without blood the color of a stool is not clinically significant and is usually a reflection of t ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
Watch it for now. : I would for you to watch it for now if you don't have pain, fever or abdominal pain. Sometimes there may be mild inflammation or something giving you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Shim
20 years experience Gastroenterology
SEE A GI DOCTOR: Those symptoms could represent a lot of things and blood is an alarm sign that should be investigated.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Mothers helper: Her lack, of appetite is due to the fact that she is not growing as much as an infant, therefore she becomes choosy in what she eats. Instead of forma ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Probabely from Beets: It is mostly from the beets and there is no need to worry but if it persists consult with every stool consult your doctor

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