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A 29-year-old male asked:

im 29. i sometimes have minor anal itching after showering at night and spotting of bright red blood on toilet paper after bowel movements. why?

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Dr. Sara Gonzalez
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Pinworms, hemorrhoid: Nighttime anal itching can be a sign of pinworms. See your doctor for help with diagnosis and treatment. Minor bleeding like you described may be from an anal fissure or hemorrhoids. Stool softeners can help to avoid aggravating these, but if bleeding persists see a doctor to confirm there is no other reason for bleeding.

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