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A 37-year-old female asked:

I have an itchy anus which ia now bleeding when wiping. i've not had a bowel movement in 2 days. he blood is bright red. no pain just itchy.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Rectal Bleeding: Rectal bleeding can be caused by: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, anal abscess or fistula, diverticulosis/diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease (ibd), ulcers, large polyps, colon cancer. See your doctor for a diagnosis.
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Last updated Aug 14, 2013

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