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please tell me, could straining cause blood in stool?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Straining to have: A bowel movement can indeed cause bleeding from hemorrhoids or a fissure, especially if your stool is hard due to poor fiber and inadequate fluid intake.
Answered on Jun 4, 2018

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