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Doctor insights on: Pink Streaking Of Blood And Mucous On Toilet Paper

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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I'm having foul/awful/disgusting smelling gas, mucous when I poop-both on toilet paper & in toilet and occasionally blood, what are these symptoms of?

I'm having foul/awful/disgusting smelling gas, mucous when I poop-both on toilet paper & in toilet and occasionally blood, what are these symptoms of?

Diet Intolerance: Though diet intolerance to something can cause changes in your bowel pattern, blood is never, never normal or due to diet. This must be checked immediately by a gastroenterologist and at 30 usually nothing of alarm is ever found but it needs to be checked. Too much fat in the diet could also cause these issues as well as some kind of intestinal infection again best checked by a gastroenterology. ...Read more

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Symptoms -blood on toilet paper (not in stool), slight cramp on upper left side, mucous stools, heartburn. No nausea or any other symptoms. Thought?

Symptoms -blood on toilet paper (not in stool), slight cramp on upper left side, mucous stools, heartburn. No nausea or any other symptoms. Thought?

See GI specialist: This could be hemorrhoids, or a other problem at the anal verge. Mucous stools could be some sort of irritable bowel disease, and the other symptoms are more consistent with GERD or excess acid. Basically, there is not one condition that explains all of this, but fortunately there is one specialists who manages all of this... a Gastroenterologist). Consider this follow up if needed. ...Read more

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My butt will itch so I have wipe it and notice it has mucus and a little bright red blood on the toilet paper. What causes this? This happens often.

My butt will itch so I have wipe it and notice it has mucus and a little bright red blood on the toilet paper. What causes this? This happens often.

Ask your DR: . Sounds like you have already had extensive GI exams and tests. You may have anal irritation/ fissure/ hemorrhoids. Fecal soiling, diarrhea, constipation may be factors. Whenever you have a BM or fart, clean the area with soft bathroom paper using a lotion such as Aveeno (oatmeal) or Eucerin. Whenever it feels wet or itchy or sore, use the lotion with soft paper or kleenex. Clean outside + inside. Avoid sc ...Read more

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Bright red blood streaks on toilet paper/mucus after constipation. Have hemorrhoids. Normal colonoscopies/3yrs told this is only hemorrhoids/dont worry?

Bright red blood streaks on toilet paper/mucus after constipation. Have hemorrhoids. Normal colonoscopies/3yrs told this is only hemorrhoids/dont worry?

Need more info: What was found on colonoscopy three years ago? If there were no lesions, then it may be hemorrhoids only. However, even hemorrhoids can cause enough blood loss to result in anemia and you should be treated for it.
You may wish to consult a different doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Period ended 3days ago. I peed and small amount of blood came out looked sticky like mucus in bowel not toilet paper. What could this be?

Period ended 3days ago. I peed and small amount of blood came out looked sticky like mucus in bowel not toilet paper. What could this be?

Prob not serious: This was probably just the dregs of your period, but if it continues, it could represent a bladder infection. If there are frequency and burning on urination it would best to see your health provider. ...Read more

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My period ended 6days ago and me and my boyfriend had sex last night, I juat found some mucus like blood on my toilet paper. What's going on?

My period ended 6days ago and me and my boyfriend had sex last night, I juat found some mucus like blood on my toilet paper. What's going on?

Possibly nothing…: Regular postcoital (after sex) bleeding can be a warning sign for certain vaginal or cervical problems that should be evaluated by a clinician. However, if this is a first and only one time event, it should not be anything to be alarmed about. ...Read more

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I have bright red blood in my stool, and on the toilet paper after wiping. Lately, I've also noticed yellow mucus in the toilet. Could this be serious?

Bright red rectal bl: Bright red blood most of the time from the underlying hemorrhoid but not mucus, if you have bloody mucosy diarrhea with abdominal pain needs medical attention to rule out inflammatory bowel disease ...Read more

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Rarely after few bowel movements, I find transparent mucus mixd with little bright blood in my toilet paper while wiping. Is it a serious sign of CA?

Rarely after few bowel movements, I find transparent mucus mixd with little bright blood in my toilet paper while wiping. Is it a serious sign of CA?

GI bleed: Hello & welcome to HealthTap, I would be concerned about anal fissure& hemorrhides more so than cancer, ifyou don't have a positive family h/o colon cancer, having said that I need for information, if you are interested we can investigate it further. I will be more than happy to work with you. For now use high fiber diet & drink plenty of water to avoid constipation. I hope it helps, Thank you :) ...Read more

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I've had a funky cold (see previous question)and in the morning the roof of my mouth is coated in mucus--some of it is dried. I wiped some out with some toilet paper, and it came back with blood on it.

I've had a funky cold (see previous question)and in the morning the roof of my mouth is coated in mucus--some of it is dried. I wiped some out with some toilet paper, and it came back with blood on it.

Sorry: Questions are not linked. If your nose is really dry it can cause some blood. It could drip down into your throat. Also wiping the top of your roof of your mouth can cause disruption of the tissue and a bit of blood too. I would not worry too much about a little dried blood! ...Read more

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I had protected sex, and after I peed and wiped I saw light pink blood on the toilet paper. What could it be?

I had protected sex, and after I peed and wiped I saw light pink blood on the toilet paper. What could it be?

Trauma: Hi RBryan, you can still have trauma from sex. It is not uncommon after intercourse to have mild trauma. It should dissipate. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Light pink blood when wiping on toilet paper for a second now no blood at all hpt 3 days ago negative why is this?

Unclear question: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx ...Read more

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When I wipe my self after having a pee I get this light pink blood on my toilet paper, why?

When I wipe my self after having a pee I get this light pink blood on my toilet paper, why?

? hematuria: You could have blood in your urine coming from your urinary tract somewhere, or it could be coming form a minor laceration/abrasion on or in your vaginal area when you wipe. Have a dr. Examine you and assess where the bleeding is coming form, so the proper treatment can be given. Best wishes. ...Read more

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After I pee I wipe my felf when I look on the toilet paper there is a small amount of light pink blood on it! Wt does it mean?

Go see your Dr.: The blood could be coming from the vagina or urethra. It could mean light menses, urinary tract infection etc. Only your dr can make an accurate diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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Period 04-27 - 05/04 Two negative pt Period 06/11 - 06/16 06/18 light pink tinge of soft brown blood on panties/toilet paper. Any cause for concern?

Period 04-27 - 05/04 Two negative pt Period 06/11 - 06/16 06/18 light pink tinge of soft brown blood on panties/toilet paper. Any cause for concern?

Need more info: It's important to know if you are sexually active and not using contraception. In any event the irregularity and symptoms of your period warrants an exam with your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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I went to the restroom when I wiped my butt their was was light red practically pink in the toilet paper but no blood in the stool why? I'm scared

I went to the restroom when I wiped my butt their was was light red practically pink in the toilet paper but no blood in the stool why? I'm scared

BRBPR: This may just be just hemorrhoidal but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Considerations: age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), trauma/anal penetration... ...Read more

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Been told by my own GP I'm a little dehydrated, I'm now seeing light pink blood on toilet paper after passing unrine.

Get checked!: Dehydration and bleeding do not go together. Follow up with your primary care provider for an evaluation. Otherwise sign in for a virtual consult with Healthtap ...Read more

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I had a very light period lasted 3 days looked like old blood its bn 5-6 weeks and I had pink on toilet paper 6 dys ago neg preg. Test is this normal?

I had a very light period lasted 3 days looked like old blood its bn 5-6 weeks and I had pink on toilet paper 6 dys ago neg preg. Test is this normal?

You are not pregnant: Pregnant women do not bleed in general. There is nothing in your story that represents pregnancy. You did a test which of course was negative, you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Black specks in stool (for 2 years?). Sometimes red/pink chunks (looks like tomatoes). Are these likely blood? Very rarely blood on toilet paper, too

Black specks in stool (for 2 years?). Sometimes red/pink chunks (looks like tomatoes). Are these likely blood? Very rarely blood on toilet paper, too

Possibly...: Without further history or knowing your age, it's hard to say how concerned you should be about this, but it is certainly possible that the characteristics you describe could be indicating of blood in your stool. This should be checked out. ...Read more

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I see red blood on toilet paper but none on pad. Do I count this as start of period? Or is this implantation bleeding? It was pink first.

I see red blood on toilet paper but none on pad. Do I count this as start of period? Or is this implantation bleeding? It was pink first.

No: The start of a menstrual cycle is a full flow, but not necessarily the heaviest flow though. You can determine some slight implantation bleeding if it does truly exist at being approximately 7 to 9 days after ovulation. ...Read more