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Question: Bloody Bowel for a Month Now!

 softballchick864 - Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:38 pm

Hello I am a 20 year old college student and I have been experiencing a bloody bowel movement for about a month now, but I am not having any pains. This happened to me when I was 18 but I would have a lot of pain along with the bloody bowels. Now I have about 2 bowel movements a day and I get really sleepy throughout the day, granted that I slept 6-8 hours of through the night. I don’t know what’s wrong with me! Should I be concerned?
 Shelly Hoppe EMTP - Wed Oct 29, 2008 10:46 pm

User avatar Greetings softball chick. This is something you should seek medical attention for. Different things can cause these symptoms. Some are not at all life threatening (like hemorroids) but it could also be a sign of something more serious. Contact your primary care physician and schedule an appointment. This is worth checking out even just for your own peace of mind.


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