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Is bloody diarrhea a sign of e.Coli infestation?

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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

Bloody diarrhea can been seen with toxic strains of e.
Coli like the strain e coli: 0157:h7 of which there is an outbreak in germany. Bloody diarrhea can also be a sign of ulcerative colitis or other invasive bacteria like salmonella, shigella, campylobacter.

In brief: Sometimes

Bloody diarrhea can been seen with toxic strains of e.
Coli like the strain e coli: 0157:h7 of which there is an outbreak in germany. Bloody diarrhea can also be a sign of ulcerative colitis or other invasive bacteria like salmonella, shigella, campylobacter.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly

Agree with dr. Crespin.
Bottom line, however, is that if you see blood in your stool or black tar-like stool, you should immediately consult with your doctor and let him or her determine the cause of the bleeding.

In brief: Possibly

Agree with dr. Crespin.
Bottom line, however, is that if you see blood in your stool or black tar-like stool, you should immediately consult with your doctor and let him or her determine the cause of the bleeding.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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