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Sometimes I have occasional bright red blood on toilet paper? Anal fissures, hemorrhoid or should I be more concerned?

Sometimes I have occasional bright red blood on toilet paper? Anal fissures, hemorrhoid or should I be more concerned?

Get it checked : While tPenny wise and pound foolish. While the most likely cause of bright red blood in the stool is as you suggest, you can not afford to overlook other causes. So, bite the bullet and get it checked. ...Read more

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The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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21 and went to bathroom and had a lot of bright red blood on toilet paper and in water (none in stool) I looked at my anus and saw multiple tears?

21 and went to bathroom and had a lot of bright red blood on toilet paper and in water (none in stool) I looked at my anus and saw multiple tears?

Anal fissures?: This sounds like an anal fissure, but multiple ones are atypical. Or hemorrhoids? Have you had anal sex or other possible injury to the anal area? If not, and if the problem doesn't recur and the "tears" heal promptly, all probably is OK. A stool softener would be a good idea for a few days. But if in doubt, and especially if at STD risk, see a doctor for professional evaluation. ...Read more

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Occassionally I anal/rectal pain during wiping after a bowl movement. There are just a few spots of bright red blood on toilet paper. Serious?

Occassionally I anal/rectal pain during wiping after a bowl movement. There are just a few spots of bright red blood on toilet paper. Serious?

Likely: Is either a hemorrhoid or analysis fissure as these are common and cause the symptoms you report. To be sure you should seek the help of your doctor to visualize the area and create an appropriate treatment plan for you. until you get evaluated make due to minimize constipation by staying hydrated, reasonable fiber intake, remaining active and considering an over the counter stool softeners. ...Read more

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I'm having internal anal wart outbreak. I can see blood on toilet paper when I wipe. Can I use diluted Dettols to douche to disinfect? Is it harmful?

I'm having internal anal wart outbreak. I can see blood on toilet paper when I wipe. Can I use diluted Dettols to douche to disinfect? Is it harmful?

Anal warts: There are many possible causes of the symptoms you note, which include warts, but also other things. Topical treatment is generally not recommended in this setting due to the risk of more serious diseases like cancer or a cancer pre-cursor. I suggest you see your physician to exclude more serious issues. ...Read more

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Have bright red blood on toilet paper/water not in stool and when i looked theres cracks in my anus feels sharp when im pooping.. is this cancer?

Have bright red blood on toilet paper/water not in stool and when i looked theres cracks in my anus feels sharp when im pooping.. is this cancer?

Not likely: This sounds more like an anal fissure. These usually get better within a month if you avoid trauma to the area and constipation. If you have continued problems after that, surgery is usually very effective. See an experienced surgeon if it doesn't get better. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

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Pain and bright red blood on toilet paper after stool . And a lump on anus . Whats wrong?

Pain and bright red blood on toilet paper after stool . And a lump on anus  . Whats wrong?

Sounds like: A prolapsed hemorrhoid... You may want to try a common over the counter treatment, such as preparation-h or similar for a few days... If severely painful or not improving you may need a procedure to remove the hemorrhoid. Avoid straining with bowel movements and take a stool softener daily. See you doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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I get blood on the toilet paper when i wipe my anus what is it?

I get blood on the toilet paper when i wipe my anus what is it?

Many possible reason: Rectal bleeding is never normal. The most common cause of painless rectal bleeding is internal hemorrhoids but rectal polyps and cancer can also bleed "a little" and do not cause pain until last stages. This should be checked out. See your doctor, a gastroenterologist or a surgeon to ensure the cause is not serious. ...Read more