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A 19-year-old male asked:

Blood in stool when minor pain movment. doc thinks it's just a tear or fissure a months ago. happens every once in a while? should be worried? heals?

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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Colon and Rectal Surgery 40 years experience
Colorectal surgeon?: Blood is not normal, but it may not be worrisome. However, till you are evaluated you can't know. See a colorectal surgeon, who will be able to differentiate hemorrhoids, fissure, and other potential causes with a specialty exam. Till then, lots of water, high fiber diet.
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