A 16-year-old female asked:
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should i be concerned if i find small red particles in my stool even if i didn't eat any red foods?

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Going to your doctor: If this doesn't go away. If you feel tired, weak, dizzy, than you need to go to the hospital. The question for me is it blood, and if so, how much you have lost and the cause.
Answered on Aug 8, 2013
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