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tiny black specks on toilet paper after wiping

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
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
Dr. Michael Segal
42 years experience Family Medicine
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

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
Maroon: Could be blood clots, get to a physician for a thorough exam.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rectal blood: Rectal bleeding is abnormal and must be investigated. Possibilities include hemorrhoids, anal fissure, diverticulosis, inflammatory bowel disease or a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo: With all progesterone only contraceptives bleeding every day, no bleeding at all or anything in between is normal. Abnormal bleeding is a side effect ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your Dr .: The blood could be coming from the vagina or urethra. It could mean light menses, urinary tract infection etc. Only your dr can make an accurate diag ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Possible fistula: Your symptoms sound likely you possibly could have an anall fistula, see a colon and rectal surgeon for evaluation.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
PCP for P/E/: Seeing blood in the toilet, on the outside of your stool, or with wiping is common. Fortunately, most of the causes of such rectal bleeding are not l ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Reassurance: Depends on how late you are and how regular your menses has been in the past. Your present symptoms appear to be indicative of your period starting s ... Read More
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