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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – July 2012

Bleeding in the Digestive Tract (Spanish)

Format: Fact Sheet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

A number of different conditions can cause bleeding in the digestive tract. Most causes of bleeding are conditions that can be cured or controlled, such as ulcers or hemorrhoids. However, some causes may be life-threatening.

You can learn more by reading Hemorragia en el tracto digestivo (Bleeding in the digestive tract), a Spanish-language fact sheet that describes the causes of bleeding in the digestive tract and how the bleeding is recognized, diagnosed, and treated.

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This page last reviewed on August 21, 2012

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