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I have been struggling with diarrhea for over 24 hours with

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i have been struggling with diarrhea for over 24 hours with severe cramps. for the last couple of hours i have only been discharging red blood but not a lot.
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: 24 hours - drinking water helps and i believe soup is helping. i
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i have occasional diviticulitis
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 8 months ago.

HI.

I am a board certified doctor and ready to help.

This can be a flair up of the diverticulitis.

In which case it will need antibiotics.

It can be other infection, and blood, even a little, can indicated a serious problem.

You need evaluation.

I suggest the ER at this point....or urgent care.\

Let me know if you have further questions.

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