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What do i do if i pooped blood?

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Dr. MANOHAR CHENCHUGALLA
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See Dr or go to ER: Do you have any hemorrhoids or fissures? If the bleeding is not much and it is from the hemorrhoids/fissures, you can schedule an appointment with your physician. But if the amount of blood loss is large and you have symptoms like light headedness/feel faint or have pofused sweating, abdominal pain or nausea and vomiting, you need to go to er.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Seek med eval.: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. If you have bloody diarrhea - that is a medical emergency.

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