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My 14 month old girl has has occult blood report, what does that mean?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Blood in her stool: (assuming this was a stool report) it means that blood was detected in a stool sample. This is actually pretty common. ..And it can be from an anal fissure, a milk intolerance, a virus, diarrhea...Any number of things. You pediatrician should go over the different possibilities and help you decide what to do.

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Last updated Feb 11, 2013

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