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A 40-year-old male asked:

Blood in stool,then gone and back 2 days later.went to er,doc gave me exam,saw some blood.xray of stomach and blood work ok.colnscpy ordered,worried?

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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Blood in stool : You need to obtain a colonoscopy to evaluate and determine the source of bleeding. If this is negative a gastroenterologist may do a EGD to evaluate the upper stomach and make sure you don't have stomach ulcers as the cause of bleeding.
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