Blood On Stool Surface And Hair Loss

Reviewed on 12/1/2020

Blood on the surface of the stool is common with hemorrhoids or injuries to the rectal or anal area. Alopecia, or hair loss, is not likely to be related to blood on the stool but may be present at the same time due to unrelated causes. In some cases, blood in the stool can be a sign of cancers of the digestive tract. If you experience persistent bleeding in your stool, seek the advice of a doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

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