Unsure if large dark flakes are blood in stool

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I've suffered from frequent blood in stool. I have seen my GP several times about this, and they believe it to be an anal fissure. I've had this flare up a few times within the last few months. Today, I passed quite a lot of stool, and noticed some large, solid dark flakes in my stool, and quite a few of them as well. The rest of the poo was fine, if a little watery. I may have been a bit constipated the day before.

Is this likely something I have gotten from my diet?

They looked a bit like this: https://patient.info/forums/discuss/diverticulitis-congealed-blood-help--484853

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    Looks like grape skin, bottom kinda clear?
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    Plz keep us/me updated I have same exact problem also.

    Fissures suck have had 3 surgeries to fix them. And at 25 yes old that's just not fun.

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    Just so happens I see my colon recal Dr later today. If I learn anything I'll he sure to let u know.

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    Hi Ben, I know you posted this 4 months ago but I hope you're doing fine. Did you ever get this checked out? Recently I've noted a few black flakes similar to this in my stool recently and I'm a little worried. Going to see my GP soon but just wanted to know how yours turned out. 

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