If you have blood in your stool, it means that are you hemorrhaging somewhere in your digestive tract. Different levels of blood in your stool can mean different things. If you do not see any blood, but your stool is a dark black or cherry red color, this may mean you have internal bleeding as well.
Bloody stools can be indicative of a number of conditions, including:
Diagnosing the reason for bloody stool may require various tests and procedures, including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy (or EGD) and small bowel capsule endoscopy..
If you have already visited Dr. Ari Nowain, you can get in touch with him at the Center for GI Health through Patient Fusion website. Here you can ask questions and be in direct contact with Dr. Ari Nowain!