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My 94 yr old mother is in good health. She noticed a change in the color of her bowel movements. They had gone from a normal color to very dark. She is feeling fine with no other symptoms. Her appetite is good and is walking and exercising. She went in for her annual physical and told her Dr. They ran normal blood tests, CBC, lipid panel, blood sugar, kidney function,etc. everything came back normal. She was sent home with a stool specimen test packet. The results have come back positive for blood. Dr. Doesn't seem too concerned, wants her to return for another blood test ne t week to make sure she's not anemic. She is under a cardiologist care (had aortic valve replacement 3 yrs. ago) and is on Coumidin. I have contacted him regarding this bowel change. To date they haven't returned my call. Help!! I haven't discussed any of this with my mother as I know she will be very concerned. Is there anything more I can do?
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When was her last colonoscopy?

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