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Bleeding from the vigina when you have a bowel movement

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chau Le
Dr. Chau Leanswered
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Poss rectal bleeding: Are you sure it's coming from your vagina? It may be bleeding from your rectum. You can put in a tampon next time and see if the bleeding it coming ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
This : This is not normal and warrants a medical evaluation as soon as possible. Cancer is possible. If there is a tumor it could cause abnormal bleeding. Th... Read More
Dr. Steven Hebert
Pathology 29 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: You need to be evaluated by a board certified ob/gyn. This is very unusual.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arkady Broder
14 years experience
Possibly: Although it is very unusual to have vaginal bleeding during or because of a bowel movement, as the canals are separate. If you suffer from a condition... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it will not: No large bowel movement will not cause you to have bleeding from vagina.
A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is not normal and needs evaluation. Among possible causes are hemorrhoids, fissures, polyps and cancer. Your doctor will examine you a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not sure.: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. Recommend evaluation.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Probably: Very often straining during bowel movements can lead to flaring up of hemorrhoids or even small tears called fissures, both of which can bleed. But re... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
Possibly: ..But don't assume that's the problem. You need to be examined, and be prepared to describe the volume, color , and characteristics of the blood. Be... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Margulies
General Surgery 28 years experience
Bleeding not normal: Recital bleeding is abnormal. Especially for over one year. Go see your doctor who did the colonoscopy.
A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Postop: Your interests are best served by having your surgical site examined to be sure it is intact.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Expected with Depo : Depoprovera is one of the most effective forms of birth control as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods ar... Read More