A 16-year-old female asked:
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today i took a bowel movement and it looked like tooth paste. also, i noticed about four to five drops of blood on it. what could it mean?

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Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Suggest...: If your bm looks like toothpaste then it must be thin and white? If you had oral contrast for an x-ray recently that might explain the white color. Blood in the stool is clearly not normal either. I would suggest you see your doctor with these symptoms to find an explanation. Good luck!
Answered on Feb 25, 2017
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Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Depends.: The consistency sounds okay. The blood does not. It may be a simple issue, such as hemorrhoids, if the blood is a bright red, or a more serious issue if the color is a darker red. If you have this continue, or if the color is a darker red, see a physician immediately.
Answered on May 6, 2013
Dr. Mike Deldar
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Have it check: Go to upur fully dr.
Answered on Aug 4, 2013
Dr. Artashes Avakian
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Make sure check w/Dr: There are several reasons for the trace of blood in the stool. Each and every one of them need professional screening and dr.'s consultation. Do not attempt to self medicate or postpone the med. Assistance.
Answered on Sep 12, 2013

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