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Red stool after fast food. Why did I bleed? Is there an ulcer?

Last night I had a lot of ketchup along with fries, the next morning I have reddish stool but no pain. Is this the effect of the ketchup? I also suffered from Ulcer last year and was hospitalized for couple of days after I started bleeding from stool but never expirenced pain and was under medication for almost 3-4 months. The doctors then concluded saying that I was recovering and can stop taking medicine. But now I m worried since this morning. Could this be the signs of Ulcer again or too much ketchup from last night dinner?
Asked On : Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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Thanks for query,
If your color of stool is like frank blood or it is blackish? Usually bleeding ulcer passes black colored stool not red.
you must watch it for your next stool if it is still blackish red then you have to worry & go for stool test to confirm other wise it may be due to your food.
Answered: Wed, 25 Jul 2012
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