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Feces In Cut
I have a small cut in one of my buttcheecks. I observed it AFTER I defecated yesterday. Will it be infected because feces might have touched it?
Keep it clean: And dry. I would suggest soft "antiseptic wet wipes" and topical Neosporin on a Q-tip. ...Read more
I have a razor cut on the skin near my anus. Is there a risk of tetanus because of possible feces contamination?
Razor cut: No, tetanus germ is not found in stool your majo concern would be e coli contamination. ...Read more
I'm off accutane. Can you relapse with acne if you get bacteria such as feces or urine on your dry hands if you have minor cuts from hand washing?
I recently developed painful stool, type 2 or 5. It cuts me when passing w/ a little blood. This has never happened before. What would cause it?
Hi just need sum advice for about a week or 2 my stool is really hard and its cut my bum and it really hurts every time I go 2 the loo?
Fissure in ano: You likely have an acute fissure in ano which is commonly caused by a hard -constipated stool. If acute, they usually heal within 30 days if the conditions are right (warm baths 4x per day, stool softeners daily). Sometimes over the counter hemorrhoidal creams (or prescription ones like proctofoam-hc), or lidocaine (anesthetic topical) ointment may be helpful. See a dr. If not healed by one month. ...Read more
When I use 2 scoops miralax/day, my stool is too lose. When I cut to 1 1/2 scoops/day, my stool is soft but doesn't come out. I drink plenty of fluid.?
Find out why: Find out why you need MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) in the first place. Normal gut health + healthy diet equals 1-2 bm's per day on own. Go to a4m.Com and use doctor locator funtion to find a functional medicine doctor in your area to order specialized gut testing like diagnostechs stool profile or genova cdsa to find gut problem preventing normal function. Start a daily probiotic to restore normal flora till then. ...Read more
With the insurefit stool test can a slight cut on the anus have a positive reuslt? Does there have to be a certain amount of blood to give a positive?
Can be positive: Sensitive test; can get a positive from this. ...Read more
Pain while passing stool from a cut in anal opening? (anal fissure maybe?) how do I treat and reduce pain?
I found little blood in my 6 month old girl stool and I think there is a small cut in her perennial area tel me why iz that and the solution?
Hard or lg stool: It is common for an infant to have bright red blood streaks in a stool after it pushes out a large or hard one. A small fissure is the most common cause. Bright red blood indicates an origin near the exit. Maroon blood would come from higher in the colon or small intestines. These self heal over time but may persist. Altering the diet to keep stools soft helps avoid the issue in the future. ...Read more
Have pasty stool that can take a couple of hours to pass. Increased fiber to over 100% daily and cut out almost all gluten. Bulk improved, but still pasty. Working to up h20 per day. Any ideas?
CONSTIPATION: Aside from fluids, fibers, stool softeners, make sure to avoid bananas, apples, rice, tea and other food that make the stools hard to pass. ...Read more
My anus is painful and itchy and wen I pass a stool I sometimes bleed it feels like a cut there, can also feel a lump there?
Hemorrhoids are: A POSSIBILITY. Please see your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Got total colectomy 4years ago, dairy gives my very running stool. I'm hooked on crinkle cut chips! Stool is very yellow. Iron is low. Any advise?
Sometimes if I have hard stool and I squeeze really hard, and hold it in too long, I get a little blood when wiping after, is it an anal tear or cut?
Possibly: If you continue to notice blood you need to see your doctor for an exam to be sure. ...Read more
ı have a razor cut near my anus. One of your doctors told me stool doesn't contain tetanus germs. Are you sure about this?
Tetanus: The doctor is correct. But, if you are ten years past a tetanus vaccination then any skin injury is a chance to remind the patient that they need this vital vaccination on an every ten year basis. ...Read more
I have found what looks like a cut or tear at like the 12clock mark at the lining of the anus. Sometimes I feel a sting and bright blood on stool.?
What you described suggests an anal fissure. Consult this site for information on this topic and suggestions for treatment.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/anal-fissure/diagnosis-treatment/treatment/txc-20168258
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My anus has a huge blue/purple lump on it and its very painful. It also has like a cut/tear on it and has been bleeding and mucus on my stool. Plz hel?
Try a hemorrhoid gel: This is most likely a hemorrhoid. That has thrombosed - developed a clot in a swollen vein around the rectum. Try conservative treatment 1st - lubricate the bump with gel, take stool softeners, eat more fiber, drink more water, take warm baths, use over the counter pain pills, take daily walks or other exercises. If it doesn't resolve, surgical excision of the hemorrhoid may be the best treatment. ...Read more
A month ago I had painful cuts on my anus, blood in stool, and pain when going to the bathroom. Cuts went away but still anal discharge causing itch?
Itching, fissure: Fissures are very painful and cause pain and bright bleeding but 90 percent heal completely without much intervention. During the last stage of healing the itching can become intense. Fissures can cause some moisture and leakage which burns and damages the perianal skin. Cleaning with tap water (avoid cleansing pads), and using a protective paste (Calmoseptine) daily after BMs helps ...Read more
In a UC flare up. On rowasa (mesalamine) and HC supp. Formed stool today. After had blood, and have had blood since. I can feel a cut inside. Anal fissure?
Bright red blood covering stool/on toilet paper. Notice tear/cut near anus. Stings when wiping. Fissure? Cancer?
Clinical lesions of the anal canal or perianal area present as an ulcerating lesion. While it is true that as stoll passes such lesions blood may be seen but excess blood usually from a benign source.
When a cut or tear is seen near the anal canal blood is alsway present and lesion is noted a an anal fissure/ Conslervative management with warm sitz baths will allow complete healing. ...Read more
When I make bm it hurts there is blood soft stool feels like cuts a colposcopy was done no problem with hemorrhoid calling doc monday should go to er?
Don't worry - doesn't sound serious.
Hemorrhoids -swollen anal veins - can bleed and hurt.
Small cuts - anal fissures - can both hurt with bm's and bleed.
Neither is dangerous or needs a trip to an er.
However, do see a doctor for an anal exam. Warm baths with epsom salts and creams like a;d or anusol help. Both conditions are easily treated. No need for an er.
Do call your md..
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I think I have blood in my stool currently being treated for UTI with cipro (ciprofloxacin) and doxycycl. Could it be from the meds? Also around vagina and anys have cuts
Dripping bright red blood with bowel movement. Passed big stool possible cut a week ago. But still bleeding with stool and very minimal pain.
Blood On The Saddle: At your age it is probably a hemorrhoid and if it's dripping blood that's not very good. If it doesn't stop soon go get it checked out by a local doctor. ...Read more
I was changing a child I noticed blood in their butt and stool I have a 4 day old cut on the knuckle part of my thumb and a scratch with scab HIV risk
I think I hav small cut or damaged vein near anus causing black stool only at the beginning. Which doctor should I see. My physician or any other.
Any physician: Any physician can scope the area. The black stool is usually caused by old blood. ...Read more
I went to ER for bm hurts blood straining burning soft stool doc said there are cuts in rectum veins big is this hemorrhoids? He said its that
Could be: This could be a hemorrhoidal issue or a rectal fissure; see your md. ...Read more
I have anal fissure cuts in my rectum no constipation soft dark stool light dark blood doctor examined saw veins burst can this be hemorrhoids also?
Hemorrhoids fissures: Hemorrhoids are venous structures. Fissures are a tear with scarring in this delicate tissue. Constipation, is local trauma to anal canal as large, hard stool passes. Straining, coughing, lifting lead to increased venous pressures and rectal trauma. Fissures once started can progress. Care and treatment is the same, decrease anal trauma, get evaluated by local doc or surgeon. Good luck, be well. ...Read more