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Fistula in bladder, bleeding from rectum. History of cancer. Could bleeding be due to radiations?

I had cancer twice and I developed a fistula in my bladder had lot of bleeding and went into oxygen chambers and the bleeding stop from the vaginal area but I still have bleedig from the retcum, I had the colonscopy in 2005, 2006, 2007 clear no colon cancer, but I do continued have small amount blood in my stool and rectum bleeding it believe that is was caused by radation treatment.
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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Hi...yes radiation exposure can cause that...its called radiation enteritis...a condition where the bowel mucosa becomes inflamed and friable leading to punctate bleeding...

Dr. Ashish Verma
Answered: Wed, 18 Dec 2013
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