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noted some red stains in my stool 3/4 days ago, did not pay

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noted some red stains in my stool 3/4 days ago, did not pay much attention since I had some wine as well, however, today when I had a bowel movement, i noted the same red stains on my stool, in addition, I discharged some red blood as well. I have since been feeling light headed as well
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Singh replied 4 years ago.
With they symptoms you are describing, red stains upon having bowel movements and lightheadedness you need to be evaluated by your doctor/ER. You are likely having a GI bleed, this can be due to any number of things such as hemorrhoids, fistula, infection, inflammation, malignancy. The lightheadedness is likely from blood loss. You will require blood work as well as a colonoscopy. So please do not delay, seek medical attention as soon as possible.

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