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why do i have to wipe after a bm

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Body changes: Dietary changes and digestive changes can change the consistency of stool. As we age changes in the anus can also occur. If you are concerned consider ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Trpkovski
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood: Most common reason for blood in the stool is hemorrhoids. You should see your doctor and get checked just to be sure. Try increasing your dietary fibe ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Zadeh
16 years experience Cardiology
Hemorrhoids: Make an appointment to see your doctor. A simple exam is all that is needed to identify inflammed hemorrhoids (areas of swollen blood vessels) or anal ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Common: This is very common. It may be from hemorrhoids. In any case, get some wipes that dissolve in the toilet, or wet toilet paper under cold water and gen ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David May
Dr. David May answered
30 years experience Dentistry
Difficult?: Was it a difficult bm? Di you have to strain yourself? The small blood vessels around your temples and muscles in around your ears could cause press ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
IBS and colitis: It is not uncommon to see a little mucous in the stool occasionally, however, you must be certain that nothing else is wrong. If you have irritable bo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Deurdulian
22 years experience Radiology
Unlikely at your age: It could be hemorrhoids or an anal fissure or multiple other issues. If it persists you should see a GI doctor. Also, find out if anyone in your fam ... Read More
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A 1933-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Only go if you develop symptoms. It is unlikely you will develop infection from this alone.

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