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A 43-year-old female asked:

Possible reasons for a large amount mucus + red blood in bowel movement (no other fecal matter came out, i just a need of defecating)?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Bloody bm: There are various causes of passing bright red blood rectallyl and they include hemorrhoids, diverticulosis,inflammatory bowel disease and neoplasms both benign and malignant. It is important, therefore, to be evaluated by your physician, gastroenterologist, or colorectal surgeon and not ignore This symptom. If you are bleeding profusely go to the hospital emergency room.
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Last updated Oct 22, 2016


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