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Hello, My grandson's butt-hole...

Hello, My grandson's butt-hole area is bright red, could this be caused he if he had a hard poop? He says it doesn't hurt but it looks like it would he's 5.

Doctor's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

My grand son was getting in the bath and I saw that his butt looked red so I told him to bend over and his butt-hole area is a bright red. We are just wondering should we take him to a doctor?

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Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.
Does he have constipation, diarrhea or normal bowel habit?
Is there any itching?
Did he have any trauma?
Can you send a picture?

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