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Rectal bleeding (blood in the stool) can be caused by a variety of benign conditions such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, infections, or diverticulitis. Rectal bleeding also can be caused by more serious conditions such as colon cancer, ulcers, GI bleeding, or esophageal bleeding. If you or someone you know has blood in the stool or rectal bleeding, medical treatment should be sought for a proper diagnosis.

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Terms related to Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding):

  • Blood In Stool
  • GI Bleeding
  • Lower GI Bleeding
  • Upper GI Bleeding
  • Hematochezia

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