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Can Blood In Stool Mean Hiv

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BLOOD IN MY STOOL

Im a South African and have been on HIV meds since 2005 and take efavirenz and truvada. I noticed blood on my stool round about march this year and the doctor administered barium enema because he was suspecting that this might be a sign of cancer....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Meds unlikely to be causing blood in stool. Most common cause is an external or internal hemorrhoid followed by polyps, fissures,A/V telangiectasias, infections, and tumors. Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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Hey, I just recently noticed blood in my stool. I feel fine. Except for the overwhelming heat in Phoenix. I'm just concerned. Anyone experience this? It's not much blood, just enough for me to notice it, no pain whatsoever. Hope all is well. Read more »