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A 36-year-old female asked:

I'm 5 year out gastric bypass surgery an i have blood in my stool sometime small blood clots what do this mean?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Need exam: This means you need to have an exam. Blood clots are not likely related to the gastric bypass. This may be related to hemorrhoids but may also be related to a host of other things in your GI tract some of which could be serious. You should talk to your local doctor.
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