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Blood in stool and pain in lower stomach

Patient: I have had blood in my stool for about a week and the lower part of my stomach is been hurting realy bad i dont have insurance so im just trying to see what it mite be

 

 

Doctor: At this point with the information that you have given it is very difficult to give you a definite diagnosis of what you may be having. There are various causes of blood in stool or bleeding for the rectum which may include: Diverticulitis, colon cancer,Gastroenteritis or intestinal infection, hemorrhoids, anal fissure etc. This is a serious symptom and needs to be investigated further . You will also need to send your stool for analysis. Please consult a physician in person.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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