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Blood in the stool after falling from height. Pain in the stomach and lower back. Need to go to doctor?

hey, I fell off a ladder from about 10 feet a few days ago. I landed on my feet and went with the hit. I hurt my coxics and when i had a bowl movement that night there was blood in the stool . The bleeding has stoped but I keep having pains in my stomach and lower back . What could this be, Im waiting to go see my doctor. Thanks Peter
Asked On : Thu, 15 Nov 2012
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Hello Sir,

Sorry to hear that.

There is a possibility of an internal injury caused during the fall - which caused the bleeding. If that is the case, it will have to be addressed immediately and to confirm it, a scan maybe necessary.

I suggest you consult your doctor ASAP.

Take care

Dr Gautham
Answered: Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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