Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What causes bleeding after a bowel movement

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Rosh
Dr. Adam Rosh answered
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hemorrhoid: Most common - hemorrhoids.
3
3 comments
4
4 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: Vaginal bleeding when you are not on your menstrual cycle is not normal. If it is after a bowel movement, there could be a GI cause as well. See you ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: You may feel that bood is coming out og vagina in some cases when in reality it is fom the rectum like in hemorrhoids but if you are completely sure ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoid/fissure: As the stool passes through the rectum and the anus, it can irritate internal hemorrhoids if they are present, or create a 'cut' in the lining of the ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Multiple causes: Anorectal disease, such as hemorrhoids, fistula, or fissure, and , of course, benign or malignant growths. You could also have bleeding from a small b ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Vaginal Bleeding: If you notice bloody bowel movements or vaginal bleeding with bowel movement then the first step should always be a visit to your physician to determi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Hemorrhoids: The most common cause of anorectal bleeding is hemorrhoids, however, there are a number of other problems that present as rectal bleeding and a examin ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Hemorroids/fissure;: Following conditions may cause burning in anus 1hemorroids 2anal fissure 3proctitis 4eating spicy hot food 5cancer of rectum/anus so i will reco ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Pain vs no pain? : Bleeding with bm and if associated with much pain, likely anal fissure and/or external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and bloo ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Vagal symptoms: When you have a bowel movement you usually push with your abdominal wall. This stimulates the vagal nerve and that can cause nausea.
3
3 thanks
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Anal fissure, hemorrhoids, constipation, tumor.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Rectal bleeding has a number of possible causes. Some are quite benign but others can be very serious. Possible causes include hemorrhoids, fissures, ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Irritable bowel: Sounds like irritable bowel or spastic colon. Your doctor can prescribe medication for that like Bentyl (dicyclomine) to be taken before meals and at ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dizziness: Hello, after a bowel movement, the body squeezes which causes a temporary shift in blood flow away from the brain. This is referred to as a valsalva ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Unusual: This is unusual complaint and if it persists would seek consultation with a gastroenterologist or primary care doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Hemroids: This is the most obvious answer but not the only correct answer. Hemroids are enlarged blood vessels that can be fragile and bleed easily and also pa ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Reasons....: Not evacuating before sex-you should do this. But the stimulation of the rectum/colon during sex, will increase colonic contraction, and hence, the n ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MANY CONDITIONS: Nausea can be due to many different causes and I see you are taking Advil (ibuprofen).Motrin and Acetaminophen.Motrin and Advil (ibuprofen) are same d ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal: Visit gynecologist.
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval: I see constipation listed as one of your conditions. Dry, hard rough stool can abraid tissues when being passed - or can lead to hemorrhoids. Both can ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
IBS can worsen...: ...cyclically with periods. Is this what you're asking?
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not normal.: It is obviously not normal to have dry heaves after a bowel movement. To sort out the answer will require an in-depth history, physical exam, and pote ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month