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Black specks on toilet paper after wiping
A 36-year-old female asked:
When wiping after bm the toilet paper has black specks as well as the normal stuff. bms are solid, no visible blood, but by about the 3rd wipe there is a little blood on the paper, but might be from aggressive wiping. could this be something serious?
Dr. Lauren Bickelanswered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dietary/medication?: Difficult to say what the black specks would be, but if you have been eating differently (especially anything with small seeds in it) or a new medicat... Read More
29 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Aggressive wiping: It doesn't seem that there is anything wrong at this time. Aggressive wiping can cause irritation and some bleeding. In stead of wiping multiple times... Read More
29 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 29-year-old female asked:
After i wipe myself after a wee, i often find almost black or dark merone stained toilet paper, i sometimes pass clumps of this also. ?
Dr. Robert Bennettanswered
32 years experience
Maroon: Could be blood clots, get to a physician for a thorough exam.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
When i wipe i notice little black pepper like flecks on my toilet paper after a bowel movement. what could this be?
Dr. Jovita Anyanwuanswered
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Undigested food: If you do use black pepper it could be undigested and appear in your stool. If you do not think is part of what you ingested or if you have symptoms t... Read More
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
This might also: Represent small amounts of blood in stool - especially since you have diarrhea. Recommend that you have your stool tested for blood with your physic... Read More
4.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 38-year-old female asked:
Poop looked dk. brown/black in toilet but normal brown on toilet paper. not tarry, wiped easily. no cramps or pain, no pepto or iron. i eat salad and take greens powder daily. should i wait to see if it normalizes?
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Visit this site for abnormal colored stool: https://www.mayoclinic.org/stool-color/expert-answers/faq-20058080 Wish you good health!
Answered Jul 20, 2022
A 38-year-old female asked:
Have brown/black specks on toilet paper. normal colonoscopy and upper endoscopy 1 yr ago. stool looks normal. could specks be undigested food?
Dr. Myron Arlenanswered
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
Yes: Stool represents material which reaches the large intestine for absorption of liquid small bowel content. What results in stool is digested food that... Read More
3.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A female asked:
I am currently 28 weeks pregnant and about a month ago i had some black specs on toilet paper after wiping not in actual stool. has happened again.
Dr. Wayne Ingramanswered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to your OB MD: You need to contact the OB MD who is managing the prenatal care of this pregnancy. If you don't have one yet, now is the time to start.
313 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
If recurrent then : Seek medical evaluation. Causes of rectal bleeding can include: internal or external hemorrhoids, anal fissure, polyps, fistula, infectious or inflam... Read More
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Del signoreanswered
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 15 years experience
Blood stool: It could be hemorrhoids or just a cut in the anal / rectal sphincter if the mucosa was torn with hard stools.
4.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 22-year-old female asked:
Can you get any diseases if you use a toilet and the toilet paper has dried blood and you didn't notice and you wipe yourself ?
Dr. Martin Raffanswered
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Unlikely: I have always maintained that nothing is impossible, but this sounds reasonably close.
3.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 25-year-old female asked:
Why is it when i wipe there seems to be alot of blood on the toilet paper but on my pad there's none or a very small amount of blood?
Dr. Stephen Pappachenanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Trauma: Basically, the wiping is somewhat of a traumatic event. Micro-abrasions can form, especially at a time when Prostaglandin release and inflammatory ch... Read More
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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