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A 34-year-old female asked:

Can anal dryness, lge hard stool and/or sharp pain around anal area during bowel movement cause a little bright red blood on stool? or is it ca? 34, f

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Fissure: a large hard difficult to pass stool can cause a slight tear or crack in the anus, called a fissure. Try to eat a diet higher if fruits, vegetables and water to have a softer and easier to pass stool.
Dr. William Simon
Integrative Medicine 33 years experience
We are seeing colon cancer in younger people. This is worth getting checked out. Error on the side of safety, especially if the bleeding persists!
Jun 15, 2015
Last updated Jun 15, 2015

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