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I'm 50 my reading is positive but I was taking aspirin, I'm

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Hi, I'm 50 my reading is positive but I was taking aspirin
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: I'm not bleeding can't see it I have no pain
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Can you give an answer please
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 1 year ago.

Hi Dr Stan here to help you today. Are you asking about a stool guiac test?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My doctor find little blood on my stool reading
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't have no symptoms I'm not bleeding
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 1 year ago.

The test can be positive while taking aspirin even though you can't see any blood. The best way to know if the positive test is from the aspirin is to stop aspirin for 10 days and repeat the test. You say you are 50. At your age you should have a colonoscopy with or without symptoms. The test is paid for by all medical insurance policeys and should not come with a deductible or co-pay. It is good that you have no symptoms but a colonoscopy now could save you problems in the future. I hope this is helpful and you continue to feel well. A positive rating is always appreciated.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Does that mean I'm not in risk?plus I have no family members history
Expert:  Dr Stan replied 1 year ago.

If you're referring to risk of recto-colon cancer, that's what the colonoscopy will determine. I wish you the best and your risk is lessened by the fact that you have no family history of recto-colon cancer.

Expert:  Dr Stan replied 1 year ago.

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