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A 23-year-old female asked:

Is blood in stool solid? i've been eating things w/ tomatoes in it a lot and now have red pieces in my stool that are chunks you can remove frm stool

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Could be tomato skin: Tomato skins, even cooked, are usually not digested and may be excreted in the stool. If you have any doubt you may ask your doctor for FIT test that tests for blood in stool, originating the colon.

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Last updated Apr 6, 2017

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