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A 34-year-old female asked:

Hi there, my husband felt like he needed to go to the toilet, but instead of a stool a whole bunch of blood came out. is this anything to be worried about? i suffer with fissures and hemorrhoids, so i know that, this sometimes causes bleeding

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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
COLORECTAL SURGEON: Please ask your husband to visit a Proctologist/Colorectal Surgeon Doctor to be sure about his health.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Rectal bleeding: Prudent advice to see a colorectal specialist, as if hemorrhoids, it will need attention, but other problems could be the underlying cause. The sooner a diagnosis is made, the earlier stabilization can occur. Delay here could be hazardous so make appointment.

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