"John StewartWeb.org>" <[email protected]<NOSPAM> wrote in message news:[email protected] > It almost sounds like diverticulosis (some variation of it anyway). It may > be that these are all present: > 1. High blood pressure caused by non-frequent exercise. > 2. Exposed blood vessels in the colon (diverticulosis). > 3. Use of aspirin or other blood thinner medications. > > Since your stool was bloody, I wouldn't think hemorrhoids are the problem, > though "bloody stool" can mean blood in the stool or blood with the stool, > which may mead hemorrhoidal blood. > > Your doctor will probably start you off with a colonoscopy. Cancer is very > possible. He's trying to tell you to bend over and kiss that bloody asshole goodbye.