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red jelly like substance in stool

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: you are having some bleeding. See your PCP who may recommend an appointment with a General Surgeon who treats this condition. Prolapsed hemorrhoids un ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Hemorrhoids never go away on their own. They just lie dormant until something irritates them (hard stool or difficulty pushing stool out) and then the ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
No: It's unclear what the "jelly things" were, maybe undigested food. If they were blood clots, seek medical attention. The ketchup did not cause anything ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: Have a visit with the doctor and get this checked out. You may need stool studies and other things done.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a GI doctor: And do this soon. This can be infectious, inflammatory bowel disease, tumor, and so on and so on. Go see somebody soon and be evaluated. Hope this ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Anwaar Randhawa
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonoscopy : Bleeding more than likely coming from hemorrhoids but still better to get a colonoscopy
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Bloody stool: You should call your doctor and get checked right away. This may be serious so make contact today if possible.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Bloody stool: Is never normal! jelly looking blood is suggestive of clots. This is as close as it gets to a medical emergency. Do not delay and go to the nearest f ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Anything with red dyes or naturally red can cause redness in your stool until all of the material passes through your intestines. How long it takes d ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 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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