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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Any blood in the stool should be evaluated. Please see a doctor.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need to see a doctor: Blood in the stools is often caused by a serious medical condition like cancer. So you need to consult a doctor who can check you and find out the cau ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Needs assessment : Fresh Rectal bleeding is concerning and needs assessment. Please see your Family Doctor or a gastric surgeon
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Bleeding GI system: Needs to be identified. Can be simple from hemmorhoids to dangerous as bleed from cancer. Seek a physicians care
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe / Maybe not: Bleeding per rectum may originate in anal canal, rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, tha ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoid: Given his age and the symptom, this is likely related to hemorrhoid. Suggest to eat more fiber, use citrucel with one tablespoon in 8 oz of water dai ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
36 years experience General Surgery
No: Rectal bleeding is never normal. There are multiple causes. Only through appropriate testing can a source be found, and appropriate treatment start ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematochezia.: If you are not having pain or urgency and the drops are at the end of the stool and not mixed in with the stool then this is likely due to hemorrhoids ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Hemorrhoidal: bleeding. It could be your internal hemorrhoids. See your family doctor to confirm.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Causes of red stool: Include blood and ingestion of red dye or food, such as beets. Have your stool tested while it is red to make sure.

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