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Posted by: Bambi | 2005/07/20

I have blood in my faeces

The toilet bowl is filled with blood every time I have bowel movements. I also experience slight dizziness every now & then. I originally thought it was just piles that I've had before, but the bleeding seems to be getting worse. Could it be something more serious?

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Bambi, it is probably due to haemorrhoids, but it might also be due to an anal tear or abscess, a fissure, polyps, diverticula, inflammatory bowel diseases and even tumours. The best would be to see your doctor and make sure because it sounds like you’re bleeding quite heavily. Good luck.

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Posted by: anxious | 2005/07/20

yes definitely. you should go to a gp who might refer you to a specialist. I have haemorrhoid problems and had a sigmoidoscopy to make sure there were no further problems. See your doctor asap.

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