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A 32-year-old male asked:

Had colonscopy 2013. bright red blood. diangosis with hemorrhoids, & biopsy was clean for ibd. bleeding has returned. now gi schedule another colonscopy?why

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Probably hemorrhoids: You need to ask the GI doctor for their rationale for repeating colonoscopy procedure within one year if symptoms haven't changed and they made the diagnosis already. The focus should be on controlling bleeding from hemorrhoids.

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