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Saturday, February 28, 2015
Blood in stools
What could be the diagnosis for bloody stools?
It could be a number of conditions including colitis, hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, and even colon cancer. It should be evaluated by a physician and usually with colonoscopy.
Gregory S Cooper, MD
Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University