Dr Suneeta Kochhar provides an overview into the red flags of rectal bleeding, in an article updated in Rectal bleeding is a common symptom in adults presenting to primary care. In most cases, it is benign, intermittent and self-limiting. Rectal bleeding often represents a benign anal condition, such as piles or an anal fissure. Other possible causes of rectal bleeding include angiodysplasia, diverticular disease and colonic polyps.
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Rectal Bleeding Symptom Checker. Take a quiz to find out what might be causing your rectal bleeding. It may be shocking to notice bright red blood in the toilet bowl or on the toilet tissue; however, rectal bleeding is more common than you think. Some causes are serious, but most of the time the bleeding is not dangerous and can be treated . If you're experiencing rectal bleeding, it can likely be described by:. Rectal bleeding may be acute or chronic depending on the cause.
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