A 41-year-old member asked:
could an excess of chewing tobacco cause blood in stool?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Hematology and Oncology 37 years experience
No: Blood in the stool (red, bloody bowel movement) is not caused by chewing tobacco. It requires a medical evaluation. Please see your health care professional.
5622 viewsReviewed Mar 14, 2019
Family Medicine 37 years experience
No: You need to see your doctor asap and have a workup for the blood in your stool.
3840 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 14, 2019
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