A 40-year-old male asked:
After taking a bowel movement it is sore to wipe and often there is blood. i do not have hard stools and i drink at least a half gallon of water dail?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Anal fissure: You may have a small tear ( anal fissure ) or a painful hemorrhoid.
In addition you need to have the bleeding checked by a gastroenterologist to rule out serious condtions including colon tumors.
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