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Why do people most commonly have rectal bleeding?

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In brief: Anatomy & physiology

Lower part of rectum had communication between portal systems of GI tract that drains though liver & systemic system by normal venous return goes directly to heart , any increase of pressure in portal sys backs up , as in cirrhosis hemorriods etc and bleeds other reason to bleed, with each defecation due to streaching any ulcer like fissure, haemorroids , tumors, polyps infections all bleed.

In brief: Anatomy & physiology

Lower part of rectum had communication between portal systems of GI tract that drains though liver & systemic system by normal venous return goes directly to heart , any increase of pressure in portal sys backs up , as in cirrhosis hemorriods etc and bleeds other reason to bleed, with each defecation due to streaching any ulcer like fissure, haemorroids , tumors, polyps infections all bleed.
Dr. Addagada Rao
Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Joshua Bleier
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Hemmorhoid/fissure

Most common reason for painless rectal bleeding is internal hemorrhoids.
Most common reason for painful bleeding is an anal fissure. No bleeding is normal and must be evaluated by a professional.

In brief: Hemmorhoid/fissure

Most common reason for painless rectal bleeding is internal hemorrhoids.
Most common reason for painful bleeding is an anal fissure. No bleeding is normal and must be evaluated by a professional.
Dr. Joshua Bleier
Dr. Joshua Bleier
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