A 19-year-old female asked:
for the last five days every time i have a bowel movement when i wipe its blood... is this something serious?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Doubt it: Your type of bleeding is usually hemorrhoids or a fissure. However, at least a rectal exam, and possibly other tests should be performed.
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Specializes in Family Medicine
Hemorrhoid : Most likely a hemorrhoid. But you should have it checked out by your pcp to make sure you're not bleeding from higher up in the GI tract.
5242 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 4, 2016
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