A 52-year-old member asked:
is having small amounts of blood in my stool when i'm constipated a sign of colon cancer?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Barry Rosen answered
33 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Statistically speaking, the blood is more likely to be due to hemorrhoids than colon cancer but it is impossible to tell the difference without performing a colonoscopy. I recommend you see your primary care doctor for a referral to a gastroentrologist or colorectal surgeon.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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