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I have bloody stools 2-3 times a year. How can I be sure it is just hemorrhoids?

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In brief: Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy will evaluate your entire colon for problems that can be the cause of blood.
If nothing else is found, it is the hemorrhoids.

In brief: Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy will evaluate your entire colon for problems that can be the cause of blood.
If nothing else is found, it is the hemorrhoids.
Dr. Scott Grover
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: Colonoscopy

Without knowing your age or history, the best way to rule out other causes is to get a colonoscopy.
This is not normal and finding the reason for both the diarrhea and the bleeding is important. See a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon to be evaluated properly.

In brief: Colonoscopy

Without knowing your age or history, the best way to rule out other causes is to get a colonoscopy.
This is not normal and finding the reason for both the diarrhea and the bleeding is important. See a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon to be evaluated properly.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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