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I see blood during bowel movement, what to do?

I see blood during bowel movement, what to do?

Blood in stool: Well if you are having constipation then you can injure the bowel wall, develop hemorrhoid and fissure, see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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What could cause small streak of blood in bowel movement?

What could cause small streak of blood in bowel movement?

Many causes: There are many causes. The straining due to constipation, hemorrhoids, small fissure. With age 64 and on asa may want to see your doctor for colonoscopy to evaluate for further causes. Good luck. ...Read more

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A lot of blood during bowel movement. What can I do to stop this?

A lot of blood during bowel movement. What can I do to stop this?

It depends : If blood in the stoll is red, it may be from a hemorrhoid. This needs to be evaluated and treated, but is fairly common. If the blood or stool is darker (black) and has a 'tar-like' appearance, it is more indicative of a bleed in the upper areas of the GI tract. This is more significant and needs more prompt evaluation and treatment. The larger volume of blood dictates treatment asap. ...Read more

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I pass blood with bowel movement constant bowel pains.My gp says it may be ibs.The spasmongal tablets i have, don't seem to work. Anything else to try?

I pass blood with bowel movement constant bowel pains.My gp says it may be ibs.The spasmongal tablets i have, don't seem to work. Anything else to try?

Blood is bad: Bright red blood in stool or black tarry colored stool referred to as melena are both reasons for concern. Ibs, a diagnosis of exclusion, by itself will not usually cause blood in stool, you will likely need to get a colonoscopy if you haven't already to find the cause of your bleeding. See your doctor again to get this diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for a large amount mucus + red blood in bowel movement (no other fecal matter came out, I just a need of defecating)?

Possible reasons for a large amount mucus + red blood in bowel movement (no other fecal matter came out, I just a need of defecating)?

Bloody bm: There are various causes of passing bright red blood rectallyl and they include hemorrhoids, diverticulosis,inflammatory bowel disease and neoplasms both benign and malignant. It is important, therefore, to be evaluated by your physician, gastroenterologist, or colorectal surgeon and not ignore This symptom. If you are bleeding profusely go to the hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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21 , female, 96lb, not aneamic. Occasional spots of blood after bowel movement since 15. Last 4 weeks: i get soft stool 4x a day, severe bloating.

See GI: Your symtpoms certainly sound chronic with issues since 16yo. Bleeding with bm is never normal, so it is recommended for you to see a GI dr. For an evaluation, as they can not only ascertain the reason for your spotting of blood, but can start the evaluation for possible ibs/ibd. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain near right hip small amount of blood after bowel movement not sure if its from front or back is the mirena (levonorgestrel) causing it?

Pelvic pain near right hip small amount of blood after bowel movement not sure if its from front or back is the mirena (levonorgestrel) causing it?

Needs evaluation: There is a not a way for us to determine if blood is coming from the vagina or the rectum online. An exam is needed to confirm and then to plan the evaluation ...Read more

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Can internal hemmorhoids heal? Had bleeding but dr said there were no internal hemmorhoids.Haven't had any blood with bowel movement for 2.5 years now

Born with them: It may be that whatever caused your bleeding 2 1/2 years ago wasn't internal hemorrhoids or that you made good changes to lifestyle, diet or bowel behaviors at that time so that you no longer have hemorrhoidal bleeding. They don't need to go away to heal. Remember everyone is born with hemorrhoids, they just don't give us symptoms unless we don't take care. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes constipation, gas and blood after bowel movement?

Several things.: If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. ...Read more

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Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more