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If child is having blood in his stool is it because he has worms?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Blood in stool is always a situation that requires diagnosis.
See a physician.

In brief: No

Blood in stool is always a situation that requires diagnosis.
See a physician.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Worms don't trigger blood.
Blood in the stool could be as simple as a scratch in the anal outlet or as bad as a lifelong intestinal wall disease. You need to have him evaluated y his doc.

In brief: No

Worms don't trigger blood.
Blood in the stool could be as simple as a scratch in the anal outlet or as bad as a lifelong intestinal wall disease. You need to have him evaluated y his doc.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Howard Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric

In brief: No

Worms do not usually cause bleeding.
Possibilities include both ulcerative colitis and crone's disease, both with are serious and require ongoing medical treatment to control them. You need to bring your child to their pediatrician asap to figure out what is going on and receive proper treatment.

In brief: No

Worms do not usually cause bleeding.
Possibilities include both ulcerative colitis and crone's disease, both with are serious and require ongoing medical treatment to control them. You need to bring your child to their pediatrician asap to figure out what is going on and receive proper treatment.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Dr. Howard Schneider
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