Category Archives: Rectal bleeding

While most patients come with self-diagnosis of suffering from piles/hemorrhoids, I reassure them that it’s a normal part of every human being and we are all born with them.¬†Another myth is pain from piles. Piles are painless and cause bleeding, itching and sometimes jelly-like secretions, but they very rarely cause pain. Do we need piles? […]

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What is anal fissure? Anal fissure is the most common cause of painful defecation (opening bowels). Most times, it is also associated with bleeding. It is a small cut in the anal canal up to the skin. Pain while passing motion that lasts up to few hours afterwards is the most common complaint. This is […]

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When anyone notices blood in the toilet, it brings panic and fear in most people’s minds. It is rightly so. But we need to understand that most of them do not suffer from the dreaded colorectal cancer. What are the causes of rectal bleeding? What are its likely symptoms? Piles (hemorrhoids): Painless, recurrent, may be […]

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