I am experiencing bloody stool.

Get eval. Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticular disease & Angiodysplasia . Get evaluated if more than a one time occurrence.
The most. common causes for bloody stools at your age are HEMORRHOIDS m and ULCERATIVE PROCTITIS but a "Hands on" examination is absolutely necessary and AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE! Hope this helps Dr Z.

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