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Been having blood in stool on on it for two weeks significant amount could this be colon cancer also have small hyatal hernia but taking meds?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau answered

Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care

Check with your doc: Asap do not wait and do not procrastinate!

Answered 4/23/2019

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Dr. Gabriel Goren answered

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Red blood?: If it is red blood it can't come from hiatal hernia. It means that the pathology what ever it is comes from the colon/rectum. Hiatal hernia would give -if bleeding massive - tarry black stool; usually it is however in a smal amount and only occult blood would be detected by stool test, invisible to the naked eye. Have a proctologist/colo-rectal surgeon have a a peek and a finger up your but!

Answered 3/23/2013

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