paula, the real problem with bleeding is that it's nearly impossible to determine where it's coming from without a scope. Atthis point, your Family Doc should be pushing someone, anyone to get a scope on you ASAP. Often, we get internal hemmies which are not obvious fromt heoutside. You'd have no way of knowing that they are there.
Your family Doc could also script
you some of the rectal meds, like a mesalamine suppository or enema or cortifaom to see if treating the rectal area would help treat the bleeding. Of course he might be reluctant to do that without knowing what's going on inside. That brings us back to enlisting him to help you get a scope ASAP.
As long as the bleeding continues, he should also be doing CBCs and your B12, Folate and iron levels to ensure that you are not becoming anemic. If that happens, it might be worth it to have him admit you to the hospital just so you can get the appropriate testing done without the long delays.
I hope you find answers and can stop the bleeding soon.
Keah a.k.a. Wormy
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