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Why does ulcerative colitis cause bleeding only in the morning? rest of the day is fine.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Can bleed anytime: Most of the people move their bowels in morning , movement of colon ( mass peristalsis ) causes the bleeding, .
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 29 years experience
Unknown: Eery patient is different. You may accumulate colon blood at night and it effects your first few bowel movements.

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