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I have noticed in my today's stool some tiny red spots that are solid. Had tomatoes few days ago and also noticed a piece of undigested tomato. I am worried its blood. Can it be blood ? I have been suffering from health anxiety for years and each day i am worried that i have a different type of cancer. Is that blood ? It makes me crazy i cant think anymore

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    I don't think it's blood. If you were bleeding internally it would be black and sticky. If you had bleeding from a hemorrhoid it would be red. It's black tary stools that are worrisome. You should make a appointment with your doctor and get a complete physical, to put your mind at ease.
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      Thank you for your reply. I would to add that they were very tiny as the head of a needle. I also had symptoms such as flatulence and upset stomach. My doctor said it's nothing to worry about but what i saw today scared me so much
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    Tomato skin is harder to digest. I hope that's what it was. I agree with Melinda, you should schedule a Dr's appointment just to be on the safe side
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    Try not to worry. Have you been constipated at all?? Sometimes peoplhave a little blood on there stools if it's cut them slightly. It can be as tiny as that and cause blood o the outside of stools.
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    May I ask, why you started having anxiety of your health? Did you have a bad health scare? I worry about my health also, I fear I'm going to die. For me it comes from my recurrent pulmonary embolisms. I see a counselor who's been a lot of help. My pulse is always near 100 and numerous doctors have told me my stress/anxiety is slowly killing. It's like having anxiety over anxiety. It's a vicious circle. Don't ignore your mental health, it is important. I know I don't want to live in fear.
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    hi ada..if you are suffering from internal hemmorhage it would be browm or black residue in the stool..however if there is really blood,fresh blood,there mught be lacerations in the rectal area due to passing of hard stool..are you constipated? if you think that you have wound in the stoamch try to take fennel and cardamon.. smile
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