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Some times i have blood in my stools. Any ideas?
I am male 23yo.
Some times not often(5-6 times) the last 3 months i noticed blood in my stools. In the beginning was when the stools were hard so i thought "it's normal" but today i noticed that they were almost liquid and had a lot of blood on them (normal blood color). I had no pain and nothing abnormal, just a little burn after finishing pooping, it keeps going for some hours. When i see blood on first day it is almost sure that the next time i go to toilet ill see again until it heals(i believe). I got scared when i read about cancer, hemorrhoids and some other stuff but in every case i don't have the whole symptoms thats why i'm asking...
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The last year i eat very quick and a lot twice a day(but im skinny). When im done eating i feel, some times, stomachburns. I drink twice a day water morning and at night. I dont have problem pooping. I'm going to toilet every other day. I'm not taking any medicine. Also my anus is only for "exit" no "weird" behavior!
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sounds like hemorrhoids, especially since it started when you were having hard stools.  Once you have them, they don't go away.  Or you could possible have developed some fissures--but they should have cleared up if you no longer had large or hard bowel movements.

Liquid bowel movements can often cause more straining---which would aggravate hemorrhoids.

I just had the yearly female last summer and was told I had occult blood and needed a colonoscopy--i told the obgyn that i knew I had blood and I knew i had hemorrhoids and was ignoring it---probably not really the smartest idea, but I really wasn't too worried.

I had the colonoscopy, and the GI told me everything looked fine and to come back in 10 years to have another one.  I asked him how bad my hemorrhoids were---and he was kind of vague about it---guess he wasn't too worried.

The worst is if you get a blood clot in one--very painful and a little humiliating to have it cut in to to remove it---"stand on this little shelf we pull out,drop your drawers and bend over."

I see bright red blood quite often.  you might start out with something like preparation h and see if it helps---but it might be a good idea to see a GI just to make sure everything is ok.
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Rectal bleeding is never normal and should always be medically investigated.  Do consult your GP and, unless a firm diagnosis is forthcoming, I suggest that you ask to be referred to a GI specialist.  Perhaps a colonoscopy might be desirable if the more minor causes (anal fissure and/or haemorrhoids) are not present.

If you google rectal bleeding, you will find out more information - the Medicinenet site is particularly informative.

Colon cancer is almost unknown at age 23 - but there are very isolated examples of its presence in the 20's especially if there is a family history of colon cancer.

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Morecambe


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