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Posted by: WorriedHernia | 2009/10/06

Hernia ater operation

I have a hernia. had a operation 6 months ago. Recently found blood in my stool? is it due to the hernia or not? How worried should i be?

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Hallo Worried hernia
A hernia will not cause blood in the stool. If it was just a little bit when you wiped, it could have been a hemorroid. If it is more ( tablespoons full), mixed with stool or splasing in the bowl you need to see your doctor as this could be signs of dangerous bowel diseases
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