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My grandson's -hole area is bright red, could this be caused

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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.
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Customer: 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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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

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?