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What causes blood in stool?

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Dr. Hari Charan Perigela

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Posted on Mon, 19 Sep 2016 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: My 25 yr old son just told me he has very bloody stool twice this week and the 2nd was very bloody

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Answered by Dr. Hari Charan Perigela 23 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It could be Internal haemorrhoids.

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Bleeding per rectum can be due to Internal haemorrhoids.
As there is family history of Colon cancer, it's better to get a Colonoscopy.Colonoscopy will visualise the entire colon, rectum and anal canal. Apart from polyps, growth; haemorrhoids can also be seen.
He should take plenty of liquids, eat high fiber diet.
He should eat fresh fruits and vegetables.
Non vegetarian food should be avoided.
Please consult a Gastroenterologist, get examined clinically and proceed accordingly.

Hope I answered your query.If you have any questions, I will clarify further.
Wish him good health.
Regards

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