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Im a 54 year old male. recently for a 24 hour period I had

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Hi Im a 54 year old male. recently for a 24 hour period I had red blood in my stool. I went to emercny care and they are sending me to have a check by a specialist. The bleeding has stopped for two days. If it is colon cancer would it bleed continously?
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: Well Im a man but I am not and any pain at all
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I dont think so. I did have a broken back about 3 years ago. I do tend to drink quite often
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

yes, colon cancer would tend to cause blood all the time

hemorrhoid bleeding is much more common and intermittent in the bleeding.

you need to seek help to cut down on your drinking.