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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not sure: Certainly it could be hemorrhoids from straining during intercourse. I am making an assumption that we are not talking about anal intercourse. I stron ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelius Dooley
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usual: It is not usual to have GI bleeding after sex unless there is some trauma involved, such as if there is anal sex; it is likely to be a separate event; ... Read More
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
Not enough info: Should see a doc to figure out what is bleeding and how to prevent this from recurring.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Here's a link...: http://www.uptodate.com/contents/evaluation-of-occult-gastrointestinal-bleeding
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Possibilities include: torn esophagus from violent vomiting; esophageal tumor; gastric ulcer(s) with perforation; esophageal varices; gastric tumor…. ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: They don't rupture but they can bleed and need to be evaluated and removed.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andria Johnson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good sign: Gi bleeding is not a good sign. Make sure it is truly blood. Some people mistake digested (red) beets or jello for blood. This may be very alarming ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends.: Significant amounts of systemic corticosteroids can cause stomach ulcers and bleeding; but joint injections usually do not contain enough to cause thi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities:: Hemorrhoids (internal/external/ thrombosed); anal/rectal tumor; colon polyps/tumor; diverticulitis; infectious diarrhea, etc. See fp or GI specialist ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Orofer will only replace iron and would not offer any information about the possible source for blood loss. Further diagnostic tests are recommended b ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: That would be the wrong hole. A woman has 3 holes: urethral meatus, vagina opening, and anus. GI bleeding comes out the anus.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Shapiro
52 years experience Gastroenterology
Black or tarry stool: That is the simple answer however you could have a slow bleed from the upper tract and have normal looking stools.If u r not sure, get a stool card to ... Read More
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