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why do pilodinal cysts cause blood in stool?

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Dr. Scott Browning
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
They don't. : Something else is going on. See a colorectal surgeon or at least your primary care physicians. Pilonidal cysts can certainly cause a lot of problems, but jot rectal bleeding.
Answered on Oct 15, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, a pilonidal cyst: is external. Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticular disease & Angiodysplasia . Get evaluated if more than a one time occurrence.
Answered on Oct 15, 2017

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