A 23-year-old female asked:
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few, red, very small pieces in stool. i can pick them out but they will disintegrate after whiping the piece several times on tp. food or blood?

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Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
See dr if persists: Given you young age and without other symptoms like abdominal pain or mucus, I would not be concerned if those red pieces do not recur. If they do, see your clinician who can perform a guaiac test to confirm if it is blood or not. If blood, they can perform additional tests or referral to determine cause.
Answered on Apr 19, 2015

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