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Blood in Stool

I have been bleeding with stool from last approx 30 days.  May this is a serious problem or normal.  If some medicine required, then please suggest.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi, blood in stools is called melena. The most common cause is peptic ulcer disease & hemorrhoids..
other causes include diverticulitis, anorectal disease, ischaemia, angiodysplasia, infectious colitis, crohn's disease etc..., kindly consult gastroenterologist or surgeon asap...
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