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A 53-year-old female asked:

I have occult blood in my stools?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Be evaluated: Best to be evaluated as depending on your clinical picture, age, symptoms and family history further evaluation necessary including possible colonoscopy.

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There is blood in my stools?

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Dr. MPHATA NORMAN MABASA
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Blood in stools : Bright red blood usually caused by rectal bleeding usually hemorrhoids usually internal hemorrhoids which are not prolapsed. Dark blood usually referred to as melena usually come from upper gastrointestinal bleed such as bleeding peptic ulcers. More info therefor needed. Whatever the clarification, it is important to see your general practitioner or physician

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