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What causes thin stools and blood in stools?

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Dr. Meher Lakshmi Konatam

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Posted on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 in Cancer
Question: Pencil thin stools, blood in the toilet once in the morning, gassy. = colon cancer? Feel fine, good appetite, no weight lose good energy
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Answered by Dr. Meher Lakshmi Konatam 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
need to get investigated further

Detailed Answer:
Your symptoms are not diagnostic of colon cancer but need further evaluation. Any recent change in bowel habits especially in elderly individual requires investigations. Please consult a gastrointerologist and get colonoscopy done to rule out malignancy
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