A 33-year-old female asked:
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for the passed few days after i have a bowel movement i have a speck of bright red blood on the toilet paper. it is very tiny. colon cancer ?

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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding hemorrhoids: Bright red blood on the stool is usually due to bleeding internal hemorrhoids, especially in a young adult. It's more apt to happen if you're constipated and it's more apt to be intermittent. For more information on diagnosis and treatment see: > http://wb.md/1Jj80zo
Answered on Apr 17, 2017
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