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Bleeding from the rectum is attributed to hemorrhoids in young patients even by doctors. The golden rule is to check and make sure that it is nothing but hemorrhoids.

Here is a case of a 38-year old with bleeding from the rectum which looked like hemorrhoidal bleeding. She was found to have a 6-cm diameter giant polyp.

polyp removal

Only portions of this giant polyp could be seen in one view at this stage. There is a large head (first picture) and then there are portions hidden behind it.

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Kandarp K. Shah, M.D., Board-Certified Gastroenterologist | Kalyani K. Shah, M.D.