A member asked:

What to do if i have blood in my stools sometimes, does that nescesarily mean i have colon cancer?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Sanjay Jain answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

No: Most common cause of bleeding with stool is hemorrhoids. One cannot really tell the cause of bleeding by history alone and people with recurrent bleeding need to have colonoscopy to ensure they do not have any cancer.

Answered 12/10/2013



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