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Cause of stool leaking

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Kozminski
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Constipation, bowel: Often constipation with liquid leaking around stool causes this, but there are many causes and treatments depending upon cause. Most commonly a good ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Severity determines: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infecti... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not sure: Melena can be a sign of GI bleeding. It normally presents with tarry or sticky, black stool which is malodorous. If you have those symptoms please see... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
4: Blockage could be of different severity and at different levels. You need to ask your surgeon or gastroenterologist what's best for you.
A male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Stool w/ cough: When you cough you increase your intrabadominal pressure- Valsalva. if you have lower sphincter tone you may leak. Causes of lower sphincter tone in... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 29 years experience
Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or gen... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Yes: the stool presses on your prostate and this expresses the semen you see. Your physician can guide you and have you see a urologist
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Rectal bleeding: What you describe is not normal and needs to be evaluated; the list of potential causes is very long and a doctor needs to look at it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Possibly: I suggest you visit a proctologist for a definitive diagnosis.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Brignoni
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: When forcing a bowel movement , if contipated, this will excerpt pressure on the prostate gland which then you can have semen expelled. He should see ... Read More