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What happens if you poop blood

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Not normal.: there are many potential causes for blood in the stool, but none of them are normal. You should get checked out by your doctor ASAP. Good luck.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Lots to consider...: "cure" depends on whether original cause for hemorrhoids/fissure persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Any bleeding warrants evaluation. If may be as simple as hemorrhoids, but bleeding from hemorrhoids can result in anemia. It would be prudent to get c... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
No correct time: Bleeding in the poop is always a warning sign. Most conditions with bright red blood, usually on the surface, are benign but uncomfortable and someti... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
G.I. bleeding: G.I. bleeding can occur anywhere in the digestive tract, and the blood will be discovered in the feces. It can range from colorless to bright red to ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 30 years experience
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
Plastic Surgery 28 years experience
Often hemorrhoids: If blood is bright red (like a clot), it often is caused by hemorrhoids or straining to have a bowel movement. Small veins on the inside and near out... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Blood in the stool: Blood in the stool can be from hemorroids, colon polyps, inflammatory bowel disease, or colon cancer.You should see a gastroenterologist and have colo... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Markman
Dr. Tim Markmananswered
General Practice 74 years experience
See a doctor: Blood in the stool is not normal. It suggests there may be a bleed somewhere in the GI tract but this could be anywhere from your mouth with blood you... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
He could very well: Have an internal hemorrhoid. You need the pediatrician to know this please.