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A 49-year-old female asked:

Was on omeprazole for reflux. it gave me extreme diarrhea. have hemorrhoids. bright red blood in toilet. burning around the opening of anus. hemor.?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Maybe or not...: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor.
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