A 21-year-old female asked:
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i occasionally get pain below my rib on my left,they're intense,then i have to pass stool and sometimes there is blood.crohns? ibs?

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Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Could be either of those or something else. If this is persistent, it is important for you to see your primary care doctor and probably a referral to a gastroenterologist. Also, it matters if the stool is bright red or tarry?
Answered on Feb 9, 2015
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