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Question: Red balls in Stool


 beegirl25 - Tue Sep 27, 2005 3:00 pm

About two weeks ago I noticed what looked like a cherry pit in my stool (slightly larger than a pea and deep red in color). I thought it was something I ate but since then I have noticed it about four or five more times and can’t correlate it with any food. It isn’t every time I go to the bathroom just once in awhile. I don’t really have any other symptoms but have had diarrhea twice since I first noticed it. I have tried searching online but can’t seem to find anything with this symptom. Do you think that it could be a parasite of some kind and should I see my doctor?
 Theresa Jones, RN - Wed Sep 28, 2005 5:51 am

User avatar Hi beegirl25,
Are you certain that this wasn't clots of blood? You should have an evaluation by your physician to identify the causative factor especially if it's persisting.
Sincerely,
Rntdj

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