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Colon Cancer

Red things seperate from stool.

08/14/2007

Question:

Yesterday i went to the bathroom and noticed i had a couple of solid red looking things seperate from the stool, could this just be an undigested tomato or something more serious?

Answer:

I would recommend you have this evaluated more by your health care provider. It could be stool that has some blood on it that's giving it the red appearance.

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Response by:

Julia Gore Thornton, MD Julia Gore Thornton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University