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A 32-year-old male asked:

Sporadic red blood in stool, got my gallbladder removed late last year. pain lower left abdomen. doing stool test from doctor with a kit but.thoughts?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
THOUGHTS??: are CLEAR ....you need to have a complete evaluation by awho can look for the Board Certified Gastroenterologist who can take a look and find out why you are bleeding!! BTW this has NOTHING to do with your Gallbladder! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Should see GI ASAP: Many people with diverticulosis have no symptoms. When symptoms do occur they can include: Pain in the abdomen,bloating,Constipation (less often, diarrhea)cramping. A CT scan is the preferred initial screening test to rule out a colonic, versus an extracolonic, pathologic disorder.D/Dx in your case will consists of Diverticular bleed vs C.Diff colitis vs IBDvs Ischemic colitis . Must see GI .

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