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Can internal bleeding located higher than the sigmoid portion of the colon be seen as red blood covering (not mixed) with the stool or is always mixed?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
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In brief: You can not tell

For sure as it is affected be extent of bleeding and as well as transit time.

In brief: You can not tell

For sure as it is affected be extent of bleeding and as well as transit time.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Mixed

Bleeding higher up than sigmoid would be mixed with stool and at least partly altered.

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In brief: Mixed

Bleeding higher up than sigmoid would be mixed with stool and at least partly altered.

For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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