After I had my first daughter 3 years ago, I had problems with rectal bleeding. Never had problems before in my life until I had kids. Went to a colon rectal surgeon and he diagnosed it as an anal fissure. Took citrucel, wnet back after a month or so, and the problem seemed to be fixed. Didn't have any further problems until, of course, after I had my son last August. Went to the dr. and they did a flexible sigmoidoscopy ...... said I had internal hemroids. They did a ligation and then over the course of the next 6 or 8 wks only had 2 more episdoes of bleeding. At my checkup, they found another internal hemroid and did the ligation again. They said if the rectal bleeding continued they would probably do a colonoscopy just to be on the safe side. That was almost 3 months ago and everything has been fine until tonight. This past weekend, my eating has definitely been poor. I typically try to eat a healhty diet as I'm trying to lose weight, but for the holiday weekend, I ate a lot of junk. Anyways, tonight, I had a large, slightly painful bowel movement, and sure enough there was a tiny spot of red blood on the toilet paper. Nothing in the toilet. I wasn't surprised b/c I could feel the pressure/pain as i was having the bowel movement. Should I be worried? I wouldn't mind even going back to the dr if necessary, but i have 2 small children and getting babysitters is so difficult. Any ideas/advice??