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What causes blood to appear in your stool?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Bleeding.

Bleeding anywhere from lips to anus can cause blood in your stool.
The top ten list includes diseases such as: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, arteriovenous malformations, gastritis, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (including aspirin) drug use.

In brief: Bleeding.

Bleeding anywhere from lips to anus can cause blood in your stool.
The top ten list includes diseases such as: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, arteriovenous malformations, gastritis, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (including aspirin) drug use.
Dr. Dan Fisher
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