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Is a false positive result in stool blood testing possible?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Certainly
If you take an iron supplement, it will turn a stool test positive, as that is what the stool test is for.

In brief: Certainly
If you take an iron supplement, it will turn a stool test positive, as that is what the stool test is for.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Yes
Occult blood tests based on testing for peroxidase activity generate false positives from eating meat, horse radish and iron intake.

In brief: Yes
Occult blood tests based on testing for peroxidase activity generate false positives from eating meat, horse radish and iron intake.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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