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Elderly mom emptyed her bowels and she had blood all over the toilet seat when she wiped. Hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Don't assume

Don't just assume it is hemorrhoids and do nothing.
I agree with dr. Welker, take your mom to the doctor to get it checked out.

In brief: Don't assume

Don't just assume it is hemorrhoids and do nothing.
I agree with dr. Welker, take your mom to the doctor to get it checked out.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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4 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly...

But colon cancer is a real possibility too.
See a doctor immediately! do not pass go, do not collect $200, take this lady to the doctor!

In brief: Possibly...

But colon cancer is a real possibility too.
See a doctor immediately! do not pass go, do not collect $200, take this lady to the doctor!
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Wesley Marquart
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