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good evening. my 3 year old daughter has been having bright red blood around her stool from time to time the last couple of weeks. should i be worried?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Depends: This sounds like constipation if its around the stool. You should increase her fluid intake and also have a pediatrician examine her rectal area to see what might be the problem. Do not try laxatives unless under the guidance of a licensed pediatrician

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Last updated Nov 6, 2017

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