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There is no swelling or extreme pain. But there is bleeding during strained bowel movement. Could this be internal hemorrhoids?

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Dr. Howard Hack
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Rectal bleeding may be caused by hemorrhoids.
Colonoscopy is the standard of care to evaluate rectal bleeding in people over 40.

In brief: Yes

Rectal bleeding may be caused by hemorrhoids.
Colonoscopy is the standard of care to evaluate rectal bleeding in people over 40.
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Could

Be internal hemorrhoids as they usually are associated with painless bleeding, could also be a chronic fissure which may alos bleed painlessly.
More importantly one should determine the reason for having to strain to have bm. Probably best to get checked by a GI doctor or a colorectal surgeon.

In brief: Could

Be internal hemorrhoids as they usually are associated with painless bleeding, could also be a chronic fissure which may alos bleed painlessly.
More importantly one should determine the reason for having to strain to have bm. Probably best to get checked by a GI doctor or a colorectal surgeon.
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