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A 26-year-old male asked:

Im worried i may have hemorrhoids or another similar issue. i have had bleeding in my stool on and off for some months. it goes away for a few weeks and then comes back with no apparent cause. im a 26 yo male.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Common: You might be right as hemorrhoids are common and cause symptoms similar to yours. An exam will be needed in order to get a clear diagnosis. Goal should be on keeping your stools soft otherwise and staying physically active. Best to start with an exam will be your doc if established.

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