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A 43-year-old female asked:

What meen occult blood- trace abnormal ?

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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
General Surgery 18 years experience
Blood in stool: its a test that check for blood that we may not see orherwise, small amounts. It usually done after tectal exam, a bit goes on a card, that lights up different color if positive. So, if that's what was done, you may have blood on stool- so you need further work up to determine if anything more serious going on.

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