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A 42-year-old female asked:

Surgery for anal fissure done last sat. one week later bleeding while passing stools. fresh blood just flowing. is it from fissure or from the uc? hel

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Anal Fissure Repair: Most likely the bright red blood is still from the surgery to fix the anal fissure. As you know it is in a difficult place to heal and having bleeding a week later is not unusual. Make a call to your surgeon for advice.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2014

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