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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
Both abnormal: Blood in the stool and blood in the urine both need to be separately evaluated as to the cause with appropriate blood tests, imaging studies, and endo ... Read More
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A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Not normal.: there are many potential causes for blood in the stool, but none of them are normal. You should get checked out by your doctor ASAP. Good luck.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Get checked out: Rectal bleeding is potentially a sign of a serious problem. Fresh, bright red blood is indicative of bleeding from a anorectal source most commonl ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots to consider...: "cure" depends on whether original cause for hemorrhoids/fissure persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Anal Fissure: You have a common problem, a minor tear in the lining on entrance to your rectum. If you have no pain and the bleeding subsides on it's own there is ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding per rectum: Needs evaluation. Could be as simple as hemorrhoids or as serious as colon cancer.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
20 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
If you see .....: Streaks of right red blood, its likely from a small anal fissure or trauma from passing a hard stool. But it could also be from other sources of lower ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No correct time: Bleeding in the poop is always a warning sign. Most conditions with bright red blood, usually on the surface, are benign but uncomfortable and someti ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
G.I. bleeding: G.I. bleeding can occur anywhere in the digestive tract, and the blood will be discovered in the feces. It can range from colorless to bright red to ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
PR Bleeding : Can be due to - infection ( dysentery) - inflammation eg Inflammatory Bowel Dx or Bilharzia - haemorrhoids - diverticulitis - Ca bowel Suggest see ... Read More

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