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I'm 40. In the last 1 1/2 yrs when I am not menstruating and I.have a bowel movement I bleed from.my vagina. Then.it goes away? What could cause that?

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Dr. Chau Le
Family Medicine

In brief: Poss rectal bleeding

Are you sure it's coming from your vagina? It may be bleeding from your rectum. You can put in a tampon next time and see if the bleeding it coming from there.
I'd suggest you see a doctor to take a look.

In brief: Poss rectal bleeding

Are you sure it's coming from your vagina? It may be bleeding from your rectum. You can put in a tampon next time and see if the bleeding it coming from there.
I'd suggest you see a doctor to take a look.
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