17 year old boy with blood in stool?

Various things. Bright red blood can be an anal fissure. Blood mixed throughout stool warrants a visit to the doctor. Bloody loose stool could be salmonella or similar bacterial infection. Can also indicate a polyp. If persists more than a day or two see the doctor...And if accompanied by fever or intense cramping see doctor.
Follow up pls. If this persists or is associated with other symptoms such as pain, cramping, swollen joints or a rash, a visit with your doctor is indicated.

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