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the shingles most likely is not related with the blood in your stool.
if you have constipation or large hard stools, this can cause internal hemorrhoids to bleed and cause blood.
do you have constipation?
well, you need to see a doctor to get this blood evaluated on your stool.
you can get your stool checked for blood.
and if blood is found, you might need a colonoscopy .
shingles can last for several weeks.
you can talk to your doctor about antiviral medications which can help shorten your shingles infection.
are you sure this is shingles?
shingles tends to be very painful
you might have a fungal infection on your skin or eczema on your skin.
shingles does not cause blood in the stools.
well you can take acyclovir to help shorten the shingles infection.
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