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can hot sauce cause rectal bleeding

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Archer
29 years experience Bariatrics
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoids: Your rectal bleeding is most likely secondary to internal hemorrhoids, and the spicy wings irritate them, causing bleeding. However, rectal bleeding ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Lots of stuff: Hemerrhoids, cancer, trauma, diverticulosis, ulcers, meckels diverticulum, a-v malformation, infection and more. I once had a "vampire" who presented ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibilites: Include hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, colonic polyps or cancer, an arteriovenous malformation (such as from osler weber rendu), an anal fissure, ulcera ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Many things: Many things can cause rectal bleeding. The one we worry about most is cancer. Anyone with rectal bleeding needs to see a doctor to evaluate it furth ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
Any time: Rectal bleeding is never normal, hemorrhoids, fissure, ulcer, cancer, diverticular disease. See your pcp.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Many: Depends on a person's age and medical conditions. The list of possibilities is long. Fistula, hemorrhoid, fissure, cancer, colon polyp, colitis, rarel ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rectal Bleeding.: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
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

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