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A 27-year-old female asked:

Red blood in stool (quite a bit when wiping) after big (but soft) bm. bloated belly afterwarss, but might have ibs. how urgently do i need to see doc?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Sooner is better: Bleeding, except normal menstrual bleeding, is always a cause for concern and you should see your doctor as soon as you can. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.
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