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Old 02-23-2003, 06:47 PM   #1
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Unhappy Help? blotchess of blood in stool? Please Help!

Hi! My son (12) is having an odd week. First, he has constipation and then a week later he is having diarrhea and there are red blood blotches in is stool? he is also realesing gas alot. please help me thx

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Old 02-24-2003, 10:42 PM   #2
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Any blood in the stool needs to be checked out by a doctor. Get him in and get this checked out.

Old 03-09-2003, 06:42 PM   #3
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Considering his age and what you've seen, I would suggest that you take him to see a Gastroenterologist. Does his stool have a fowl odor? Does he wake up in sweats at night? Lose of appetite? Considering his age, he could have IBD (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's Disease) if the other symptoms are also current. UC normally begins at a young age or in the elderly. I hope this isn't it. Good luck.

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