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My older bro is 23 years old and obese. He always poop and red in colour not blood. He has swelling lymph node. He really scared to get diagnosed.?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
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In brief: It should be done..

Intermittent hemorrhoidal bleeding is common and not concerning, but in his case with swollen lymph nodes it is concerning.
Ulcerative colitis/proctitis/crohn's disease, and some infections can cause such symptom. Cancer is rare in 23 y/o, but he should be checked by his doc..Encourgae him to see his doc for an evaluation. Good luck.

In brief: It should be done..

Intermittent hemorrhoidal bleeding is common and not concerning, but in his case with swollen lymph nodes it is concerning.
Ulcerative colitis/proctitis/crohn's disease, and some infections can cause such symptom. Cancer is rare in 23 y/o, but he should be checked by his doc..Encourgae him to see his doc for an evaluation. Good luck.
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