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HAVE HAD TWO BOWEL MOVEMENTS AND THE WATER HAS BRIGHT RED

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HAVE HAD TWO BOWEL MOVEMENTS AND THE WATER HAS BRIGHT RED BOOLD IN IT
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

this can be a sign of hemorrhoid bleeding

or it could be from anal fissure or something else.

large bowel movements or multiple bowel movements can cause trauma to internal hemorrhoids which can bleed bright red blood.

have yo had a colonoscopy before to look inside of your colon

do you have a doctor you can see who can check for hemorrhoids and other causes of bleeding?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

One can not assume this is hemorrhoids.

You are 80 and should have had a clean colonoscopy for screening within the last 10 years.

If not, that needs to be done without questions.

This can be any type of lesion in the rectum or low colon.

From polyp to diverticulosis.

See your doctor, first for rectal exam, then, colonoscopy.

Have your doctor rule out

anal fissure

hemorrhoids

polyp/cancer

diverticulosis.

Good luck.

I am a double board certified US doctor.

Find me anytime for safe and correct answers.