A member asked:

Please tell me, could straining cause blood in stool?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan answered

Specializes in 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 2/21/2021



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