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Since yesterday at 10 o clock UK time I have been for a poo

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HiSince yesterday at 10 o clock UK time I have been for a poo 4 times. When I wiped there was blood on the paper and the last 2 times in the toilet as well. Last year I had 2 colon polyps removed and I'm worried they have come back also I a funny feeling in my stomach it's not a pain just weird & feels like I need too go sometimesThanks
Matt C.

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Matt was there any pain with those bowel movements?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.

Usually when this happens its from internal hemorrhoids and nothing worrisome

Colon polyps generally don't produce bright red blood in the stool and neither does colon cancer

So I very much doubt your polyps have returned

That said, any time this happens it warrants letting ones doctor know about it

If I were your doctor I would visually and manually check for hemorrhoids and consider a sigmoidoscopy to look for potential polyps

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
in your option I know you can't be sure but you don't think it's cancer

I really doubt it's cancer especially since you had a colonoscopy a year ago

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
that's great thank you

My pleasure and call on me anytime

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