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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: Common sources for rectal bleeding include hemorrhoids, but other causes can be the following: anal fissure, proctitis, cancer, diverticulosis, consti ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
You need: To see a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon, sooner rather than later before it becomes a life threatening emergency! this does not seem like something y ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vlad Apostol
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Emergency room visit: It is advisable to go to the emergency room if you feel you are having such large amounts of bright red blood per rectum, especially with associated s ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
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Blood in stool: Suspicious but your age is in your favor unless a strong family history of colon or breast cancer. Likely another cause. I would see your PCP.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
21 years experience General Surgery
Yes you can: Use a dose (17 gm packets) daily, but also recommend you start taking supplemental fiber (like metamucil or equivalent) along with. This will help yo ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
37 years experience Internal Medicine
See your MD: Any rectal bleed should not be taken lightly. It can be as simple hemorrhoids or a sign of a serious condition. You should be seen by your Doctor and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Too many things: to give a complete list but hemorrhoids, fissures, proctitis, colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer, diverticular disease are just a few. Remember it is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Wilk
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From hemorrhoids: No rectal bleeding is "normal". Bright red bleeding is the least dangerous. Hemorrhoids -swollen rectal veins- can become irritated. The blood is ' ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
See a doctor: Hematospermia (blood in semen) and rectal bleeding are abnormal; not an emergency, but see a doctor soon.

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