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I am an active Senior (85 yrs. young) in relatively good

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I am an active Senior (85 yrs. young) in relatively good health.
Recently had a hip replacement with no complications. Have lost weight
this past year but am gradually regaining.
Have noticed a small amount of blood in my stools.
Any reason for concern? Have no pain or stomach problems.
Probably have an enlarged prostate.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.



Blood in the stool is always a cause for concern.

You need to see your doctor.

Unless you had a normal colonoscopy recently, this needs to be considered.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


I have not heard back from you.

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