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A 21-year-old female asked:

my stool was light brown with black streaks in it. i really scared me cause i haven't seen that before. for the past few days i've been trying to eat right. so i don't know what's the cause. there was also a little blood after i wiped for the final time.

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Black streaks: The black streaks can be from some bleeding in the upper digestive system. Blood when wiping is usually from hemorrhoids, but with the black streaks as well you need to see a doctor for an exam as soon as possible.

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A 29-year-old female asked:

Good Day My husband and I sometimes find that blood comes out with our stools, what could be the cause of this and is there anything to be worried about? Thanks

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Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Get examiined: You need an evaluation. Could be many causes so see your doctor for evaluation

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