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A 44-year-old female asked:

I have pain at the base of my spine which gets worse if i sit or walk for too long i have also noticed small traces of blood in my stool this morning?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Hard to tell: Probably not related as mechanical low back pain and traces of blood in stool are both very common. Red blood at the end of stool or on the outside of stool is often due to hemorrhoids in your age group.

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