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I just noticed darkish blood when wiping after bowel movemen

Patient: I just noticed darkish blood when wiping after bowel movement.. What can it be?

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Welcome to ATD. Thank you for the query.It can be internal bleed in the gastrointestinal system, bleeding from haemorrhoids or bleeding from fissure.Kindly get a local examination done by a surgeon so as to determine the exact etiology.Do increase your fluid and fiber intake if constipation is also the problem along with it.Hope this helps. Take care.

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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