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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Red stool: "Flamin' Hot Cheetos" can turn your stool red.

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
21 years experience Geriatrics
Further workup: I would presume that by 'red stool' that you mean blood. Ibs does not cause bloody stool. Hemmoroids would be a primary consideration. With a normal c ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Kim
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Anal fissure: Pain or burning sensation assoc. W/ bms can be associated with an anal fissure. Typically located posteriorly at the end of the anal canal, they are n ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Safdi
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal bleeding: The most common causes are hemorrhoids or a fissure (a tear at the anal opening) likely caused by straining at the hard stool. Try getting more fiber ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
It could be: either or both, especially if you have diarrhea. Have your doctor check stool for occult blood, which can tell if the red color is blood or not.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Abdominal : Abdominal pain and low grade fever in a young child is worrisome and definitelty warrants a medical evaluation. Intestinal obstruction is possible, b ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
See MD: Blood in stool, not coating it, or on stool, is a symptom that demands evaluation. Blood on stool can come from low down in rectum or anus-source may ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Local irritation: This is probably related to the procedure. I would see MD to make sure this is not a large irritation, damage to colonic lining and ER if you have pai ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Throat: Could be many things and hard to tell from those symptoms. See your doctor for a check up including blood work
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fine
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe: Sounds like possible traumatic injury . Go the local er @ a hospital . Not an urgent care center. Go see l ocal gastroenterologist to check it out!.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation : Bowel prep does not usually cause that , however it is possible.Crohns would cause you more severe symptoms and if it's was the prep I would think t ... Read More
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