For the last 4+ months I have had what seems to be symptoms of IBS(bloating, diarrhea, constipation,etc. (no blood in the stool though)). I have seen my doctor a few times and the stuff he has sent me has helped slightly. I ended up cutting gluten and sugar out of my diet for 4 weeks just to see if it would make any difference, I started noticing a difference about 2 weeks in and then I had pretty normal bowel habits (besides mild cramping in my stomach) for about two weeks, until today.... Today I went with my sister to a doctors appointment, about halfway there I had some mild cramping and knew I need to use the bathroom immediately. When we arrived at the doctors office I used the bathroom and everything seemed fine at first (the stool was normal). I get ready to leave the bathroom and realize I need to go again, I sit down to go again and again and again. When I looked at the stool it was kind of a brown green and I noticed some red dots on it... Not on every piece. Not a lot either... I have no idea if it's blood or not. The only thing I can think of is I had red pepper hummus(which is orange in color) and a strawberry gluten free pop tart.. I'm not sure if those things in particular will cause red spots in my stool. I did however notice after I was done using the bathroom that my anus was pretty sore, as if there was some kind of tear or something. I just assumed it was from all the wiping? Any answers or advice would be appreciated. I am 20 years old and a female.