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    Rectal Bleeding Treatment

    Call 911 if you have:

    • Large amounts of rectal bleeding or nonstop bleeding
    • Shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, or extreme weakness with bleeding
    • Black stools accompanied by lightheadedness , chest pain or weakness
    • A history of liver disease, bleeding disorder, severe anemia, or a bleeding ulcer

    • Large amounts of rectal bleeding or nonstop bleeding
    • Shortness of breath, chest pain, dizziness, or extreme weakness with bleeding
    • Black stools accompanied by lightheadedness , chest pain or weakness
    • A history of liver disease, bleeding disorder, severe anemia, or a bleeding ulcer

    1. Call the Doctor

    2. Monitor Symptoms

    • Before the appointment with your health care provider, keep track of color and consistency of the blood and stool. Also keep track of symptoms such as rectal or abdominal pain, rectal pressure, constipation, diarrhea, cramping, fever, or mucus and pus in the stools.

    3. Follow Up

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by William Blahd, MD on October 10, 2015

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