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noticed those red spots in my stool again...

I posted a few days back out-bowel-changes-t429082.html

and I decided just go go to see what was up. I actually felt good going. He checked my stomach, and asked me if I had any pains. I told him no, I told him I was not nauseous either,. The only thing I told him was I was belching quite a bit. He said it was likely because of stress and told me to get mylanta. That has helped cut out the belching a bit. However, today, I noticed those red spots in my stool again(they are very small dots, like a dot of a pencil, you have to get close to even notice them) and my stool still has been at a 5(Bristol Stool Scale). So, I am wondering, what it might be? Physically, I feel just fine(Had a great workout yesterday), it is more mental, because those minute red spots have returned. Hemorrhoids?
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replied March 31st, 2014
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the exact cause for appearance of blood in stools without through evaluation. Causes like hemorrhoids, colitis, diverticulitis etc should be ruled out by thorough evaluation. Consider discussing your symptoms with your treating doctor/gastroenterologist and get started on treatment as suggested by your evaluation results. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gastroenterologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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