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Can hot sauce cause rectal bleeding

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
Bariatrics 30 years experience
Not likely: A particular food does not cause rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids are the most common cause. Other causes are infections, inflammatory bowel diseases, ul... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
Gastroenterology 48 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Your rectal bleeding is most likely secondary to internal hemorrhoids, and the spicy wings irritate them, causing bleeding. However, rectal bleeding ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not necessarily: Slow bleeding from colon cancer can lead to anemia, without visible blood or black tarry stools. More often than not, anemia is the presenting symptom... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Possibilites: Include hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, colonic polyps or cancer, an arteriovenous malformation (such as from osler weber rendu), an anal fissure, ulcera... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Any time: Rectal bleeding is never normal, hemorrhoids, fissure, ulcer, cancer, diverticular disease. See your pcp.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Rectal Bleeding.: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Or anal fissure are the most common but other more serious causes may be present. No amount of bleeding is normal. See your doctor for an exam or refe... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding can happen due to hemorrhoids, polyps in the colon, inflamation in the colon, colon and rectal cancer.You need to see a gastroenterolo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Hemorrhoids, other?: At that age, colon cancer is very uncommon (not impossible). More common would be hemorrhoids. Also diverticular disease (pockets in wall of colon) f... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Johns
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation : Rectal bleeding is never normal. You need to be evaluated by a doctor. If you are dizzy, fatigued or short of breath, you should go to the ER. If you ... Read More

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