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Sarepta, LA
A 20-year-old female asked:

rectal bleeding. thin stools. i'm 18 and have no cancer in my family! is it safe to say that i dont have colon cancer given my age and family history?

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Dr. Kirk Charles
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: it is unlikely that you have colon cancer but an evaluation is needed to see why you have rectal bleeding. You could have hemorrhoids or just be constipated. You should not have regular recital bleeding.

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