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a normal colonoscopy rules out bad causes of bleeding
did they not find a source?
with a normal colonoscopy your primary care provider will want to follow your blood counts to make sure you are not dropping your red cell count (hemoglobin)
and if this is a persistent problem, there are more specific tests that can be ordered such as a tagged red cell scan that might help to identify the source of the bleeding.
this test is usually done by a radiologist in conjunction with a GI specialist
but is only done if the bleeding is significant
chances are the bleeding, especially if it is bright red
is coming from near the anus
and this kind of bleeding is bothersome but not dangerous
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