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Is rectal bleeding contagious?

The only type of rectal bleeding that is contagious is when the cause is gastroenteritis. This is a highly contagious condition as a result of infections with bacteria, viruses or parasites.

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Author: Karen McCloskey BHSc
First answered: 22 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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