A 37-year-old female asked:
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every time i do bowel movement i get heavy bleeding from my rectal and it's been going on two weeks continuesly.

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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor: Bleeding form the rectum can have many potential causes, including hemorrhoids, fissures, polyps, colitis and cancer. Please see your doctor for examination and appropriate tests.
Answered on Jul 7, 2015

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