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Must I tell someone right away if I am passing blood?
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Dr. Robert Stuart
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes
If you are talking about rectal bleeding, certainly you should have this investigated.
While it may be something as simple as a hemorrhoid or small tear, it is also a symptom of more severe problems such as inflammatory bowel disease, an infection of the intestines, or even cancer.

In brief: Yes
If you are talking about rectal bleeding, certainly you should have this investigated.
While it may be something as simple as a hemorrhoid or small tear, it is also a symptom of more severe problems such as inflammatory bowel disease, an infection of the intestines, or even cancer.
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