A 39-year-old member asked:
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what causes bleeding after a bowel movement?

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Dr. Adam Rosh
Dr. Adam Rosh answered
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hemorrhoid: Most common - hemorrhoids.
Answered on May 22, 2013
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan commented
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hemorrhoids, fissures, proctytitis, colitis and colon polyps and tumors, benign or malignant are some of the other possibilities. Get it thoroughly evaluated!
Jan 26, 2012
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
straining to pass stool may tear the anal ring of muscle and cause bleeding as well. definitely see your doc to be evaluated
Jan 27, 2012
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
If it persists, get it checked out by your doctor. It is most likely hemorrhoids, but it never hurts to get it checked.
Feb 2, 2012

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