A 45-year-old male asked:
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i recently noiticed blood in the toilet and my stool when going you the restroom. it is bright red. what could this be? i have had internal hemorrh

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Hemorrhoidal: bleeding. It could be your internal hemorrhoids. See your family doctor to confirm.
Answered on Aug 30, 2014
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Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
See doctor: That symptom may be due to rectal cancer, hemorrhoids, or anal fissure. You need a competent examination. Consult a physician.
Answered on Aug 30, 2014
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Dr. William Coutts ii
26 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked out: Even though your rectal bleeding is most likely from your hemorrhoids, you should see your family doctor to be evaluated and treated as indicated.
Answered on Aug 30, 2014
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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Hemorrhoids: It is possible that these are your hemorrhoids bleeding. Do you have hx of constipation? If you soften your stools and treat yourself with steroid cream topically and the bleeding does not improve then consider visit to the doctor,
Answered on May 2, 2016
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