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Does a small bleeding tear inside anus when pooping constipated stool increase chance of catching disease from using public toilet (e.g. water splash?
I'm not sure...: ... that this specific problem has ever been studied in detail. However, any open wound is susceptible to infection, and certainly there are a lot of bacteria present both in that area of the body and in public toilets. If I had a perianal tear, I would try to avoid water splashing on it. You should see your doctor if the bleeding or pain are persistent . Good luck. ...Read more
5w old supplemented baby constipated 1 big bowel movement after rectal stimulation a small bowel movement with suppository 2xday Karo syrup still pain?
Took a bowel movement in sitting 3-4 week toilet water. Scared some splashed inside anal areal. Thoughts?
Unnecessary: There are a million things to worry about before you worry about this. You are just fine. ...Read more
Pink color on toilet paper after wiping. No lumps.No straining. Not in stool or on fecal matter. Noticed after applying toilet paper with warm water.
Prob hemorrhoid: Probably hemorrhoid but aggressive wiping or using fragrant or cheap toilet paper can irritate perianal area, yeast infection, folliculitis, anal cancer, anal fissure, rectal ulcer, proctitis and anorectal cancer are possibilities. Anoscopic exam or proctosigmoidoscopy (or full colonoscopy) can visualize area and confirm diagnosis. ...Read more
I cummed onto a toilet seat and soon after cleaned it off with body wash/soap water and toilet paper. Chances of pregnancy if someone sits on toilet?
Little white thread like things on mushy stool and on wipes. Look& feel like little rolled up paper but i don't use toilet paper I use wipes. Ideas?
Test: White threads in stool could be food remnants, mucus from the colon, or worms. A good place to start is to test the stool for worms and parasites. It can also be tested for occult blood and evidence of inflammation in the intestine (wbc, calprotectin, lactoferrin). Those tests in conjunction with a history and physical exam should yield some answers. ...Read more
I was cleaning up the water mixed with urine &toilet paper that spilled out from my toilet bowl.The dirty water splashed onto my face.Can it infect it?
24 month boy. I've noticed dark grape like balls in stool. Very little stool with them. Mucus, globs of soft but solid rope twisted chunks. ?
Give more fiber+H2O: Important details: ? weight gain, abdominal pain? frequency of bm's? If your child is happy, stooling regularly and seems healthy, then stool appearance is less important. Many children this age are picky and eat less veggies and fruits which can either cause a large, hard stool or pellets. Mucous glands are present in the rectum to lubricate defecation. See doctor if child seems ill. ...Read more
Burns when pooping Like passing glass. Fine after passing. Stool softeners, fiber, hydrocortisone suppositories provide marginal relief. What is this?
BRBPR: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining 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. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irritable bowel syndrome or fecal incontinence? I have constipation, a smell lingering, moist anus when i walk or sit, and anus feels loose when i sit
Fecal leakage?: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Alternatively, your odor problem is skin-related or neurologically-based (olefactory mis-sense). What's doc say? ...Read more