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West Columbia, SC
A 23-year-old female asked:

Small red pieces in stool that can be picked out but will dissolve after rubbing them with qtip. i eat tomatoes a lot. food or blood?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Red in Stool: most likely pieces of tomato. If you are really concerned lab test can determine if this is blood. Simple test done in most doctors offices.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2020

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