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for Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding in pt < 40 with straining or hard stools
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Careful anal exam for fissures / hemorrhoids
2) CBC
3) Fiber supplementation
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Flexible sigmoidoscopy
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Hemorrhoids
Appointment Timeframe 1 month
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and MRI films to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-647-5944
Clinic Location Sites GI Clinic Locations
UM Consulting Physician GI Faculty
Revised on: 01/27/2011