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A 20-year-old male asked:

Constipated past 3 days, taking fybogel and went this morning. light red solid lump in stool, could be extracted & had tomatos 2 days ago. could this be skin or blood? also mucus on toilet paper when wiping. could this be from being constipated?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Could be: You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 Wish you good health!
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