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Bleeding while passing stool - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   i have a question about rectal bleeding
Doctor :   ok
User :   it started about a month ago with slight bleeding whenever i went to the restroom and now its getting a little big more intense, but there is no pain and i dont even notice it until i wipe. i am getting a little bit more worried now that it is a little more prevalent
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   18 years old
Doctor :   is it fresh blood or dark colored blood
User :   fresh, it looks bright
Doctor :   stools are soft or hard?
User :   hard
Doctor :   hard stools has caused tear in the rectal mucosa
Doctor :   and is causing bleeding while passing stools

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