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Could herpes around the anus cause my stool to be bloody?
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees
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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