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red blood streaks in stool

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need a medical check: Blood on stools is not to be ignored and requires a medical examination. So you should see your doctor for having an examination of your rectal area. ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get med eval: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. Some foods & dyes may turn ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Pain?: Is there pain associated with your bowel movements? The blood could be due to an anal fissure. If there is no pain related the blood could be from a h ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Persists: Consider seeing your health care provider if you continue to see the discoloration in your stool or if it gets worse.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Yes, your symptoms of small amounts of blood and mild cramping 2 days after a colonscope and biopsies is very normal.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Suspect hemorrhoid: This is something you can discuss with your physician but I suspect it could be related most likely related to hemorrhoid
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
This: is a symptom that should not be ignored. Although the most "common" reason for this is bleeding hemorrhoid(s), other causes should be ruled out! Star ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes. So can bleeding: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), & worsened by ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to know: Without knowing what you've been eating, it's impossible to say. The easiest way to tell if you have blood in your stool is to do a stool test for oc ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get it checked: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
17 years experience Pediatrics
Blood in stool: Get checked out by your physician. Could be something as simple as an anal fissure, but if this is persistent, you might need other tests done and de ... Read More
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