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Is anything wrong if there is blood in my stool?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Blood in your stool could be a symptom of rectal cancer. Tell your doctor right away if you notice blood when you pass a bowel movement. The earlier you catch rectal cancer, the more likely you will be able to recover fully after treatment.

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