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Blood in stool



my two month old had blood in his stool. what does that mean?


It is likely an anal fissure, but to be certain, please discuss your concern with your child's primary care provider for an accurate diagnosis.

The following link may help explain anal fissures:


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Response by:

Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati