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be wrong if a person bleeds from their rectum..back ache..legs

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What could be wrong if a person bleeds from their rectum besides hemorides? Also lower back ache and sometimes it''s hard to walk due to pain shooting up between the legs.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 8 years ago.
Causes of rectal bleeding besides hemorrhoids are anal fissure, rectal polyp, diverticulitis, infections of the colon (gastroeneteritis, colitis, proctitis,), ulcerative colitis, crohns disease,Meckel's diverticulum, angiodysplasia, ischemia of the bowel loops, trauma & blood coming from the upper gastrointestinal tract & drug induced, benign or malignant tumors of the colorectal area.
You need to consult a physician for evaluation, accurate diagnosis & tratement. Evaluation may include blood work, stool exam & possible CT scan or sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Is this something that I should see my doctor about or can it wait I don't have any health insurance and I really can't afford alot of test.
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 8 years ago.
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This is a serious symptom that needs to be evaluated. Waiting may cost you much more than seeking consultation now.

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