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What is the definition or description of: rectal bleeding?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
An imprecise term: "Rectal bleeding" often denotes bright red blood per rectum that may originate from multiple causes involving the anal canal, rectum, or even distal colon.
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