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black specs on tp and in stool when i look threw it, very closely, 4 or 5 neg stool test, noticed this for going on a year could it still be blood ?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Rectal bleeding : If you have had that many negative stool tests for blood at a time when you actually saw the black specs, then you can't be fairly certain that the black stool does not represent blood. It is unlikely to be anything worrisome. Unless symptoms change, I would do nothing further. Good luck.

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