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A 24-year-old female asked:

Causes of bleeding during bowel movement in 28 yr old?saw doc & did not do exam,only scheduled colonoscopy. im very concerned now. no fam hx of cancer

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Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 24 years experience
The first step: Is a rectal exam. You could have a fissure or a hemorrhoid. In that case, a colonoscopy wouldn't necessarily be required.
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