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A 34-year-old male asked:

I got a stomach ache. i had diarrhea and eventually threw up. eventually i got dizzy and laid on the floor for a couple hours. i eventually started pooping blood still have ache. i was recently diagnosed with a small hiatal hernia.what should i do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Rectal bleeding.: If you literally have blood flowing/ hemorrhaing from rectum instead of bowel movements tinged with blood and abdominal pain then I would recommend more urgent assessment. This should have nothing to do with a small hiatal hernia.

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