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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sara Gonzalez
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Pinworms, hemorrhoid: Nighttime anal itching can be a sign of pinworms. See your doctor for help with diagnosis and treatment. Minor bleeding like you described may be from ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Possibilities...: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma, fissure, hemorrhoids with straining), but evaluation is al ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Lipkis
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Probably: This would be the most common cause of bright red rectal bleeding in a young adult with a history of hemorrhoid problems, especially if the blood is o ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
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Bleeding hemorrhoids: Bright red blood on the stool is usually due to bleeding internal hemorrhoids, especially in a young adult. It's more apt to happen if you're constip ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
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Many things: Blood streamed on the toilet paper is typically due to a fissure or hemorrhoid. However even slight bleeding can come from more serious things such as ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Keskey
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See a gastro: You need exam of colon.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
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See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps labs and x-rays. Talk with your doctor.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
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No: Likely a fissure, other times hemorrhoids, .
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Blood smears: Have your pediatrician check for an anal fissure especially if you child has been constipated.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
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Unlikely: Sounds like hemorrhoids. However if you haven't had a colonoscopy, now is the time to get one as you are over age 50. All the best!
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