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Does the test that checks for blood in your stool need to be done by a gastroenterologist, or can any doctor do it?

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Dr. Martin Tyson
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In brief: Yes

Easy test performed by any practitioner- simply smear stool on paper slide, apply reagent, and there will be a color change if blood is detected.

In brief: Yes

Easy test performed by any practitioner- simply smear stool on paper slide, apply reagent, and there will be a color change if blood is detected.
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