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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Nothing that should : Be ignored, but rather needs immediate attention. Can be infectious, inflammatory such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, tumor, hemorrhoids. O ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The most: common causes for bloody stools at your age are HEMORRHOIDS m and ULCERATIVE PROCTITIS but a "Hands on" examination is absolutely necessary and AS SO ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get eval: Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticular disease & Angio ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possibilities: Include bleeding from hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, infectious diarrhea, cancer, arterio-venous malformations, crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. A ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It could mean a: # of different things. Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor!: Blood in stool has many causes, some benign, some worrisome, some bad. Only a doctor trained in evaluation of the GI tract can differentiate between t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Wilk
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Do see a doctor: Bloody stool and pain is never "normal".. Hemorrhoids - swollen veins - or a tear - anal fissure - cause bleeding and pain. These conditions are not ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Bastawrous
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Never normal: Most likely this will be something benign like hemorrhoids or fissure, but more serious things can also cause bleeding. See your colorectal surgeon.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See your doctor: Bloody stool is not normal. Pain but you don't say if this is abdominal or rectal pain but your doctor should be able to determine the best way to eff ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Causes: Possible causes for rectal bleeding include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, cancer, injury & inflammation or infection of gut.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Get help; don't wait: If you recently ate a large amount of red liquidy food (or similar-appearing stuff) then you may have rapid intestinal transit resulting in the food's ... Read More
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