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Have rectal bleeding before periods. Reason?

Hi, last month just before my period was due I noticed rectal bleeding after going to the toilet, I thought at the time it was probably a mild form of hemmorhoids... however the same has happened this month, and I am again due to come on my period soon, the rectal blood is very red and very bright, but from what I know about hemmorhoids thats is normal, is there something wrong here? I am very worried.
Asked On : Fri, 15 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
Mar 2013
Thank you for your query.
You could be having anal fissure or haemorrhoids.
There are various causes of blood in stools, for which you need to see a Proctologist.
However, rectal bleeding coinciding with periods is suggestive of endometriosis.
you should consult a gynecologist for pelvic examination and ultrasound.
If necessary, a laparoscopy is required to confirm the diagnosis.
take care.
Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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