A 20-year-old male asked:
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normal colonoscopy one month ago. i noticed a bright red spot (size of a little bead) on my stool. no blood on the toilet paper. should i be worried?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Colonoscopy can induce small areas of bleeding that stop when a biopsy is performed and the area cauterized or an area with an angioma is traversed and a small amount of blood is produced but when the bleeding is not continuous there is no concern.
Answered on May 11, 2014

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