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rectal bleeding with every bowel movment it has been going on for about six monthes i have tried stool softners and i only drink water

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let explain: The common causes of rectal bleeding include anal fissure, hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, colon cancer and polyps, post-polypectomy, angiodysplasias, colitis and proctitis, and meckel's diverticula. Rectal bleeding also may be seen with bleeding that is coming from the stomach, duodenum, or small intestine. You have to go to check it out.

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Last updated Aug 2, 2013

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