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01/20/2014 10:23 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

Toilet Paper Can Disguise Cancer Sign: Doctor

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What looks like blood in your toilet bowl could actually be red ink seeping from your toilet paper, says colorectal surgeon Guy Nash -- but he's still upset about it.

That's because people who use toilet paper decorated in red may think they're seeing blood in the toilet when there isn't any, and vice versa. At stake is a possible colon-cancer diagnosis.

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