A 31-year-old female asked:
After reading symptoms, i think i may have proctalgia fugax. i've had occasional bright red blood when passing a bowel movement too. concerned?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Need EVAL: Blood from the rectum/in stool is NEVER normal. Get an eval asap with a GI dr. Best wishes.
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
See your doctor: Proctalgia fugax is idiopathic rectal or anal pain without underlying pathology. Any other cause would need to be ruled out, especially in light of your recent bleeding, which could indicate a different diagnosis. Good luck.
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Last updated Feb 19, 2021
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