Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what is wrong if you poop blood

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be many things: You should see a gastroenterologist and see if you need endoscopic evaluation or not.
Dr. Jay Yepuri
20 years experience Gastroenterology
Need evaluation: Could be hemorrhoids, chronic colitis or even malignancy. You should seek medical evaluation.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluation warranted: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions.

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
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
See a GI doctor: Go see a gastrointestinal doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. This could be something serious.
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
You need tests.: This could be anything from a hemorrhoid all the way to colon or rectal cancer. You really need a colonoscopy. A doctor needs to look to see why you' ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely....: ....You have hemorrhoids. These are swollen rectal blood vessels. This is a common problem as people age, if they're obese, have high blood pressure, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Chun
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Red or black?: Red, most likely hemorrhoids. Black, possibly bleeding ulcer. Please see you primary care provider.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Need a GI doc: Is it bright red blood? On the surface or mixed in with the stool? Do you have hemorrhoids, internal or external? In any case, you need to get a proct ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is never normal. It sounds however that your's is caused by constipation and probably large stools causing an irritation and "inflamat ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Check it out: Blood in stool is a serious symptom and needs to be checked out by your physician. Dont delay or hesitate.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
14 years experience Family Medicine
Vomiting blood: Vomiting of blood is caused by an injury to the stomach or esophagus, and needs to be evaluated immediately. Please report to the nearest emergency de ... 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
24/7 visits
$15 per month