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Could herpes around the anus cause my stool to be bloody?

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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Yes

Can bleed and cause pain.
Need to see a colorectal surgeon. Anal rectal bleeding is never normal.

In brief: Yes

Can bleed and cause pain.
Need to see a colorectal surgeon. Anal rectal bleeding is never normal.
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Perhaps

If the herpetic lesions are open you may see blood on the surface of the stool or on the toilet paper. Blood in the body of the stool usually comes from a source higher in the colon which allows time for the blood to be incorporated in the feces.

In brief: Perhaps

If the herpetic lesions are open you may see blood on the surface of the stool or on the toilet paper. Blood in the body of the stool usually comes from a source higher in the colon which allows time for the blood to be incorporated in the feces.
Dr. Ronald Kline
Dr. Ronald Kline
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