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Vaginal and rectum bleeding in senior?

Vaginal and rectum bleeding in senior?

Rectal bleed common: Hemorrhoids are quite common and it is quite easy to check by your doc--if much pain with bm, it is likely external hemorrhoids/fissures. If no pain and blood "coats the stool" then likely from internal ones. Vaginal bleeding in seinors is not normal and should be checked out--dysfunctional uterine bleeding can be sign of uterine/cervical cancers etc..Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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Bleeding in stool and anus pain?

Bleeding in stool and anus pain?

Hemorrhoid: It is most likely a hemorrhoid or anal fissure, but if it is ongoing should be evaluated to make sure there is not something more serious like an abscess or cancer. ...Read more

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Constipation and bleeding in my rectum ?

Constipation and bleeding in my rectum ?

Need evaluation: Rectal bleeding and constipation can result from hemorrhoids or anal lesions or rectal masses or fissures ...Read more

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Can polyps in the colon cause bleeding during intercourse?

Can polyps in the colon cause bleeding during intercourse?

Would not: Anticipate that colonic polyps would cause bleeding related to vaginal intercourse. ...Read more

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Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Recal bleeding: Usually this is a fooler and blood leaks over to the rectum from the vagina. However, possible you could have recto vaginal fistula or some type of bleeding problem. ...Read more

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Bleeding in the penis. Emergency?

Bleeding in the penis. Emergency?

Blood from penis: This is a problem that needs eval from urologist...While usually not major issue it can be ! get checked....Likely need a full blood in urine eval in my view... ...Read more

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What cause bloody stool? Blockage in colon or rectum?

What cause bloody stool? Blockage in colon or rectum?

A variety of things: Rectal bleeding may be from hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, cancer, infection or inflammatory conditions. If this has happened more than once or is associated with abdominal pain - please ensure you get a medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Do internal hemorrhoids cause rectal damage and blood in the stool?

Do internal hemorrhoids cause rectal damage and blood in the stool?

Yes: The hemorrhoid is clear evidence of damage. And yes, is often cause for blood in stool.Now we must discuss treatment and prevention.I suggest that the cause is a hard stool.More fiber & exercise.No bathroom breaks longer than 10 min nor shorter than 5 min.Better hydration-the colon's job is to recover fluid-you are deficient.I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is internal bleeding in the belly dangerous?

Is internal bleeding in the belly dangerous?

Abdominal bleeding: Yes. Very dangerous. Only exception would be if somehow you know that the bleeding has stopped and is under control, but this usually takes a surgical (or endoscopic) intervention. ...Read more

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Fissures just below anus that bleeds after passing a bowel?

Fissures just below anus that bleeds after passing a bowel?

Anal fissures: Anal fissures are due to abrupt stretching of anus either from foreign objects, or more commonly, constipation, in which case, stool softeners are key. That along w/plenty of fiber, fluids & physical activity are key to minimizing constipation. Once that's solved, no more anal fissures. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/anal-fissure/ds00762 for more info & options if necessary. ...Read more

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Polyp removed in upper rectum and solitary rectal ulcer sowed in flexible sigmoidoscopy. still start tip of stool is hard and red blood on stool help!

Polyp removed in upper rectum and solitary rectal ulcer sowed in flexible sigmoidoscopy. still start tip of stool is hard and red blood on stool help!

Start simple, but...: Docusate (per PDR) helps moisten & soften hard, dry stools. It is not a true laxative, but facilitates natural defecation, usually within 12 to 72 hours. This is safe &available for anyone over 2, &a assumes normal GI anatomy without inflammation, stenosis, extrinsic or instrinsic obstruction. Change in bowels is a "red flag", like weight loss or blood in stool, that needs evaluation if persistent ...Read more

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Blood in stool rectal bleeding and alternating constipation and loose stool. Is it cancer?

Blood in stool rectal bleeding and alternating constipation and loose stool. Is it cancer?

Blood in stool: Suspicious but your age is in your favor unless a strong family history of colon or breast cancer. Likely another cause. I would see your PCP. ...Read more

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Can removal of uterus cause rectal bleeding?

Can removal of uterus cause rectal bleeding?

No: Rectal bleeding is concerning and should be evaluated with colonoscopy especially if you are over 40. A little vaginal bleeding is normal after hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Do colon cancer polyps cause constant blood in the stool or intermittently? Do polyps only bleed when they're ruptured from straining passing stool?

Do colon cancer polyps cause constant blood in the stool or intermittently? Do polyps only bleed when they're ruptured from straining passing stool?

Intermittent: Bleeding form polyps is intermittent and depends on the size and type of polyp. That is why yearly testing is recommended. You may consult this site for information about blood in stool. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-stool#1 For 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. ...Read more

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Could impacted stool in large colon and rectum cause black stools?

Could impacted stool in large colon and rectum cause black stools?

Not likely: From the standpoint of the medical profession, black stools -called melena - are always assumed to be blood. Usually representing bleeding from stomach or "higher up" within the intestines. Colon bleeding usually is red. Unfortunately, bismouth containing medications can also cause black stool, but even with that type of product, one cannot be sure there is not bleeding also. Needs evaluation. ...Read more

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What cause pressure in the rectum eve after a bowel movement?

What cause pressure in the rectum eve after a bowel movement?

Rectal spasm: Motility, compliance ; sensation of the rectum are important to fecal continence. Assuming you have undergone appropriate testing to rule out structural ; inflammatory causes (had colonoscopy?), hypersensitivity to distension ; abnormal motility patterns in the rectum are common. Clinical testing distinguishes ibs from levator ani muscle dysfunction, sphincter dysfunction, dyssynergia, proctalgia. ...Read more

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Slight Abdominal pain 1wk after anal masturbation. Slight nausea, constipation and dark/black stool. Small amounts of blood in stool Perforated Colon?

See doctor: Although it is not possilbe to make this diagnosis over the internet, the current symptoms with the mechanism of action and are concerning. It certainly could be many things, but you do want to rule out any intestinal damage. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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