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can frequent, chronic drinking (alcohol) cause fecal blood in stool?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Chronic drinking can lead to gastric irritation, ulcer and duodenal ulcers. These may bleed allowing blood into the GI tract and eventually will be seen in the stool.
Answered on Sep 20, 2018
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