A 34-year-old female asked:
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Black specks in stool ( for 2 years?). Sometimes red/pink chunks (looks like tomatoes). Are these likely blood? Very rarely blood on toilet paper, too

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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Be seen: It could be several things. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis.
Answered on Dec 30, 2017

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