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bright red blood in toilet bowl after bowel movement

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Parasites?: Blood in the stool can be caused by infections of the gut or hemorrhoid ( bright red blood) or auto-immune diseases of gut ( crohn's disease etc). Tak ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Hemorrhoids?: You may have hemorrhoids , but sice you are having bloody bowel movements, further follow up is necessary with either your doctor or a gastroenterolog ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See Dr: Probably local irritation and/ or hemorrhoids. Need professional evaluation because of other possible causes. Meanwhile use skin lotion on bathroom pa ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See MD: A large amount of bright red blood with bowel movement requires evaluation by your MD
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Bright red blood: Especially associated with straining suggests hemorrhoidal bleeding. Stool softeners and get it checked out.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You need: to have this evaluated ASAP! Bright red blood can be a symptom of a number of conditions benign and more serious!!! Dizzyness may mean that the bleedi ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rectal bleeding.: Causes of rectal bleeding can include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula, cancer or GI tract inflammation or infection. Get it checked out if it has occu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Many reasons: The common causes of blood during defecation may be due to hemorrhoids, anal fissure, inflammation of rectum/colon and cancer. It is important to get ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No!: Panic is pointless. Also, pale pink is likely to be a minor issue - but minor only means that a good exam will lead to a good solution based on an exa ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Margulies
27 years experience General Surgery
Blood is abnormal: If you are bleeding that much from a hemorrhoid, you need to see a surgeon to take care of it you can try stool softened, high fiber diet, lots of wat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sam Brancato
13 years experience Urology
See urologist: You should be evaluated by a urologist to determine source.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boyce Hornberger
36 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
You need to see a do: Someone should take you to the hospital now to be seen. If no one is there I would call 911 and have EMT's take you there. Your symptoms are possibly ... Read More

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