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4 year old passing blood when has bowel movement, enough to make water pink, toilet paper bright red. going on 2 weeks. no diarrhea, no cramps,no other symptoms. diagnosed with geradiasis. question is could geradia cause the blood. it is outside stool. b

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Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes it can: Bleeds can occur with such parasitic infections. Occasionally rectal fissures associated can also do that. A good exam and follow up stool sample test is important.

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