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A 26-year-old male asked:

When i wipe my butt there is always blood...occasionally extremely itchy and ribbon like poop..is it normal for internal/external hemorrhoids be so bad?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Possbibly: You really need to see your doctor - hemorrhoids do not usually change the caliber or size of your stools.
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 25 years experience
See a doctor: If there is blood in your stool or on toilette paper, you need to see your doctor. There are many different diseases that cause this kind of bleeding, e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal fissure, colon/rectal cancer, diverticulosis and some other diseases.

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Last updated Feb 28, 2016

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