Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rectal Bleeding and Constipation 18 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 18 conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Constipation.

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There are 2 common conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Constipation.
  1. Fecal Impaction
  2. Intestinal Polyps
There are 6 somewhat common conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Constipation.
  1. Diverticulitis
  2. Drug Side Effect
  3. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  4. Laxative Abuse
  5. Pregnancy
  6. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 6 uncommon conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Constipation.
  1. Anal Injury
  2. Anorectal Foreign Body
  3. Crohn's Disease
  4. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  5. Perianal Abscess
  6. Swallowed Foreign Body
There are 4 rare conditions that can cause Rectal Bleeding and Constipation.
  1. Colorectal Cancer
  2. Ischemic Bowel Disease
  3. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  4. Rectal Prolapse

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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