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What happens if a if a fecal occult blood test is positive?
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Depends
On other symptoms but a GI work up is indicated.
This may include a colonoscopy and or upper endoscopy. Discuss with your doctor and get the proper evaluation.

In brief: Depends
On other symptoms but a GI work up is indicated.
This may include a colonoscopy and or upper endoscopy. Discuss with your doctor and get the proper evaluation.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Colonoscopy
Blood in stool represents bleeding somewhere in the gastrointestinal tract.
It needs be investigated by a GI specialist, especially to exclude colon cancer.

In brief: Colonoscopy
Blood in stool represents bleeding somewhere in the gastrointestinal tract.
It needs be investigated by a GI specialist, especially to exclude colon cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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