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A 18-year-old female asked:

What does it mean when you have a kinda bright green poop with blood, not in it but on top of it?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Local bleeding.: That would usually indicate a bleeding source right at the exit, such as a hemorrhoid or anal fissure. Fissures usually cause tremendous pains as the stool is passing through.

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Valley Park, MO
A 22-year-old female asked:

What does it mean when you have bright green poop mixed in with blood?

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Dr. Kristi Kohl
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Blood not normal: Bloody stools are not normal and should be evaluated by your doctor. Bright green poop may be caused by infection, excessive bilirubin, diet, or dyes in food. My son worried me when he had the most beautiful sea-foam green poop as a baby. We found out it was from his cousin's popcorn in the school colors-- blue and yellow. Regardless, you should see your doctor for an evaluation of the blood.
A 20-year-old female asked about a 30-year-old male:

What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid, polyp, to cancer. You will meed to see a health care provider to get a diagnosis.
Phoenix, AZ
A 34-year-old female asked:

Pooping more blood than actual poop. What does that mean? What could it be?

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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Bleeding per rectum: This is called GI bleeding and could be due to haemorrhoid or colon related problems. Please see a doctor ASAP.

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