A 53-year-old female asked:
I have occult blood in my stools?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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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A 24-year-old female asked:
There is blood in my stools?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
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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Last updated Mar 21, 2019
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