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can hernia cause blood in stool?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: There is no connection between the hernia and the stools.
Answered on Jan 30, 2017
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: While it possible in extreme or regency situations, the presence of a hernia if any kind should no cause blood in the stool. Hope this helps!
Answered on Dec 5, 2016

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