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What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid, polyp, to cancer. You will meed to see a health care provider to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

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

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What does it mean when i take a poop n there is blood all over it.. Its still a firm poop but when i poop theres blood that comes out?

What does it mean when i take a poop n there is blood all over it.. Its still a firm poop but when i poop theres blood that comes out?

Could be...: If you have constipation and straining to have a bowel movements, you could have hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Need to drink more liquids, eat more high fiber foods, add extra fiber in the diet like metamucil, avoid low fiber junk food.. See a doctor for an examination to be sure the bleeding is not from something more serious. ...Read more

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Living with Bowel Incontinence (Checklist)

Increase dietary fiber
Once
Do kegel exercises
Daily
Follow up with a gastroenterologist
Yearly
See a pelvic floor specialist such as a urogynecologist
Yearly
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I'm 19, lately i've been having quite a bit of blood after i poop, this goes away and comes back and i can't really decipher a pattern. What is wrong?

I'm 19, lately i've been having quite a bit of blood after i poop, this goes away and comes back and i can't really decipher a pattern. What is wrong?

Most likely....: ....You have hemorrhoids. These are swollen rectal blood vessels. This is a common problem as people age, if they're obese, have high blood pressure, or frequently strain with bowel movements. That said, you can be young and skinny and have normal BP and still get hemorrhoids. You still need to see a doctor, because there are other things that can do this, and some of them are dangerous. Be sure. ...Read more

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Doc, what if i poop and there's blood that comes out, but once only it is normal?

Doc, what if i poop and there's blood that comes out, but once only it is normal?

Isolated bleed: Most likely hemorrhoidal/ fissure. If persistent bleed let your doc know. Stay well hydrated, avoid constipation, eat lots of fruit and veggies, avoid sitting position. ...Read more

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Living with Bowel Incontinence (Checklist)

Lifestyle and dietary changes
once
Exercise programs
daily
Medications to control constipation & diarrhea.
daily
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Every time i poop there is fresh red blood that comes out with my bum. What could be wrong?

Every time i poop there is fresh red blood that comes out with my bum. What could be wrong?

See a Doctor...: Rectal bleeding is a sign of potentially a serious problem such as colon and rectal cancer. See your doctor. You would benefit from having a colonoscopy to diagnose the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Checklist)

Avoid trigger foods and increase fiber in your diet
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Stress less, and enjoy life, as anxiety will worsen symptoms
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Take medications as prescribed and as needed
Once
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For the past 12 months about a week before im due to get my period each time i poop i get blood in it once my period comes it stops. What is the cause?

For the past 12 months about a week before im due to get my period each time i poop i get blood in it once my period comes it stops. What is the cause?

Rectum or vagina: Your symptoms beg the question as to wether the blood is coming form your rectum or your vagina, since there seems to be a correlation with your cycle. See your dr. And get an exam. S/he can give you fit cards to test your stool at home, or do a quick and easy fobt in the office to see if you do indeed have blod in your stool, and then evaluate your condition further if need be.Get exam, good luck. ...Read more

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