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A 23-year-old female asked:

i went to the restroom when i wiped my butt their was was light red practically pink in the toilet paper but no blood in the stool why? i'm scared

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
BRBPR: This may just be just hemorrhoidal but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Considerations: age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), trauma/anal penetration...

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Last updated Jul 24, 2018

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