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Is having small amounts of blood in my stool when i'm constipated a sign of colon cancer?
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You need a colonoscopy to find out it can be.

In brief: Yes
You need a colonoscopy to find out it can be.
Dr. Arie Pelta
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
Statistically speaking, the blood is more likely to be due to hemorrhoids than colon cancer but it is impossible to tell the difference without performing a colonoscopy.
I recommend you see your primary care doctor for a referral to a gastroentrologist or colorectal surgeon.

In brief: Maybe
Statistically speaking, the blood is more likely to be due to hemorrhoids than colon cancer but it is impossible to tell the difference without performing a colonoscopy.
I recommend you see your primary care doctor for a referral to a gastroentrologist or colorectal surgeon.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
No amount of rectal bleeding is normal. Get it checked out by an expert in the field!!
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