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For 5 days my 3 year old son has had fever, swollen and bleeding gums, a white spot inside his lips. had blood in stools 3 times in the past 4 months.

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Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See Doctor: Any fever for 5 days needs to be evaluated immediately.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Need evaluationS: Please call both your dentist and your pcp for immediate examination appointments. Bloody stool is worrisome and should be evaluated immediately.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Swollen,bleeding gum: Your son has a virus of the mouth in the form of canker sores. Blood in the stool is unrelated and may be due an anal fissure. In any case he should be seen by his pediatrician.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
He needs to see: A pediatrician and a GI asap for a thorough exam and work up.God bless u! http://www.Patient.Co.Uk/doctor/rectal-bleeding-in-children.Htm.

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