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A 32-year-old female asked:

Had colonscopy done almost 2 years ago-normal. tubal ligation & c-section in 8/2014. noticed rectal bleeding with last 2 cycles. what could this be?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
Most likely causes: are hemorrhoids and fissures, but it could be caused by benign or malignant tumors, diverticulosis, or arteriorvenous malformations. Rectal bleeding is abnormal, and you should see a doctor.
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