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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Karyotakis
30 years experience Gastroenterology
It could: Bright red blood per rectum requires medical evaluation. Most of the time it ends up being just hemorrhoids but the seriousness of the possibility tha ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Browning
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe, Maybe not: While rectal bleeding as you describe will most likely be due to either internal hemorrhoids or an anal fissure, there is a significant risk that it c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Not hernia: See Dr. Might be hemorrhoids, fissure, warts, ulcerative colitis, rectal cancer, others
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu answered
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hemorrhoids?: Internal hemorrhoids can lead to nonpainful bleeding per rectum, even spontaneously without a bowel movement. Definitely check with your primary docto ... Read More
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Question for your dr: That is a question you should ask your gastroenterologist or surgeon. I see you are on a blood thinner. That makes the bright red blood more wor ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Carr
20 years experience Internal Medicine
G.I. Bleed...: Possibly a medical emergency. Fresh red blood coming from the rectum is always a cause for concern. Hemorrhoids would be a common cause, but other thi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Urgency depends on amount, other factors. Pain? Diarrhea? Constipated? Duration? On toilet paper, in bowl, on stool, in stool? Other health issues, me ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Most likely piles: Most likely hemorrhoids or piles, but has to make sure by visiting your doctor will examine , do an endoscopy, and will rule out cancers, polyps, et ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alison Slack
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fissure?: Two of the most common causes of painless bleeding with wiping for sexually active women are hemorrhoids or a vaginal fissure. Neither are particularl ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV in the rectum: HPV in the rectum should not cause bleeding unless you have progressed to rectal cancer. Most likely it is hemorrhoids but I would see a GI doc and g ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Take her to her doc: She should be seen by her doctor to make sure it is not anything serious.
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