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Dr. Jason Campbell
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Rectal Bleeding (Definition)

Rectal bleeding is a symptom in which a person has blood coming out of his anus, either during bowel movements (when he poops) and/or at other times. The bleeding can be from ...Read more


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I am 18 with severe rectal bleeding?

I am 18 with severe rectal bleeding?

See your doctor.: The most common cause of rectal bleeding in an 18 yo would be hemorrhoids but there can be other causes such as anal fissures or anal fistula. There are even rarer causes and sometimes the bleeding may be coming from other areas such as the colon or stomach. You should be evaluated by a surgeon. ...Read more

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What can I do if I have rectal bleeding?

What can I do if I have rectal bleeding?

See your doctor: There are various different causes of rectal bleeding. If you're experiencing rectal bleeding the best thing to do is to be evaluated by a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause rectal bleeding?

I was wondering what would cause rectal bleeding?

Rectal Bleeding.: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rectal bleeding with no other symptoms?

What to do if I have rectal bleeding with no other symptoms?

BEst to be safe and: get a thorough exam by your regular doctor. If they can not explain your bleeding and treat it to complete resolution in a short period of time, you need to see a gastroenterologist or colon and rectal surgeon for a proper evaluation. No amount of rectal bleeding is ever to be considered normal!! ...Read more

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I've had off and on rectal bleeding; currently, however, I am not bleeding. What's wrong with me possibly?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is often due to hemorrhoids but may be due to other more serious conditions. To know for sure, you should see your doctor. http://www.laendo.net/english/gastrointestinal-bleeding. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more