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Went to bathroom, blood came out of anus?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Painless? a lot?
May be from hemorrhoids.
Internal hemorrhoids can bleed, are painless. Could be other causes: inflammation, tumor, fragile blood vessels, diverticulosis (pockets in bowel wall) bright red blood? On toilet paper? In bowl? On stool? In stool? Dark red? Painful? One time? Recurrent? Other bowel symptoms like diarrhea? See your doc to make sure.

In brief: Painless? a lot?
May be from hemorrhoids.
Internal hemorrhoids can bleed, are painless. Could be other causes: inflammation, tumor, fragile blood vessels, diverticulosis (pockets in bowel wall) bright red blood? On toilet paper? In bowl? On stool? In stool? Dark red? Painful? One time? Recurrent? Other bowel symptoms like diarrhea? See your doc to make sure.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
In brief: See your doctor
Although benign causes are more common than cancer - rectal bleeding could be a sign of colorectal cancer.
Don't wait - get it checked out. Cure rates are much higher with early detection!

In brief: See your doctor
Although benign causes are more common than cancer - rectal bleeding could be a sign of colorectal cancer.
Don't wait - get it checked out. Cure rates are much higher with early detection!
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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