Anal bleeding

Patient

Q: I have bleeding when i have a bowl movement. It usually occurs after a large stool. I rarely have a soft stool and they are about every 5 or so days. The blood is bright red. The bleeding will continue for 4-5 days and then occur the next large stool. I don't know if it's hemmoroids, fissure, or if its something I need to go to the Dr. for. It's happened for at least 4-5 years on and off.

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