A member asked:

I'm having pain during defecation and last night there's blood coming out when i defecate . a lot of blood. what could be the problem?

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Dr. Stephen Southard answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

To think about that could cause this are hemorrhoids(which are dilated blood vessels in the area of the rectum/anus) or anal fissures(cracks in the skin around the anus). There are other things that could be causing this too, so I would strongly urge you to see your doctor to get a better sense of what is going on with your body. Best of luck.

Answered Jan 23, 2015

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