Is Bright Red Blood in the Stool Serious? Center

The presence of blood in the stool needs to be evaluated by your doctor. In most cases, the bright red blood in stools is not an immediate threat to life. The most common causes are piles, anal polyps, anal fissures and colitis (inflammation of the large bowel). Read more: Is Bright Red Blood in the Stool Serious? Article

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