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Blood in poo and toilet paper. Should I save it for doctor to see?

Blood in poo and toilet paper. Should I save it for doctor to see?

Yes.: What you are describing, in a rather descriptive manner-:), is fresh blood both as part of your stool, and on the toilet paper. If it is only on the outside of the stool, then it could be something like a hemorrhoid (see prior answer for details). But if you think it is in the stool, or if it recurs once or twice then see the doc. Saving for doc probably not very helpful. Give good history. ...Read more

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I have traces of blood on the toilet paper fairly often when I poop! It's been off and on for a year. Should I see a doc, and what kind??

I have traces of blood on the toilet paper fairly often when I poop! It's been off and on for a year. Should I see a doc, and what kind??

Bleeding concers: there are alot of reasons causing this sort of bleeing. Can be hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and other causes originating fron your upper or lower GI. Depends on the colour of blood and associated symptoms. Having bleeding for such a long time is worrying because it can cause anemia. You should consider giving your physician a visit to determine the cause of this ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hemorrhoids for years?/ secretion from penis while passing a bowel movement? I've been noticing for a couple years now a majority of the time i pass a bowel movement there is a little blood on the toilet paper. I went to the doctor an

Is it normal to have hemorrhoids for years?/ secretion from penis while passing a bowel movement? I've been noticing for a couple years now a majority of the time i pass a bowel movement there is a little blood on the toilet paper. I went to the doctor an

Having : Having blood with a bowel movement can be caused by several issues, including hemorrhoids or anal fissures. Since it has been persistent, you should have these rechecked. I agree with your doctor about the discharge from your penis, but if it changes in amount, or you have pain, then you should be re-evaluated. ...Read more

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I wiped and the toilet paper was a little light pink. It hurts when I poop and it's kinda hard. What does this mean? I'm going to see my doc soon

I wiped and the toilet paper was a little light pink. It hurts when I poop and it's kinda hard. What does this mean? I'm going to see my doc soon

Probably hemorhoids: but see the g.i. dr. to be sure , depends on age , if after age 40 , cancer more likely but usually not espec. if nonsmoker , no family history , if you have constipation and hemorrhoids it is likely this or a fissure[break in skin] or something you ate that is red or pink ...Read more

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Noticed a small amount of blood on toilet paper. Can this be watched or do I need to see a doctor?

Noticed a small amount of blood on toilet paper. Can this be watched or do I need to see a doctor?

Bleeding: at your age it is probably not worrisome but if it increases or does not resolve i a few days it needs to be checked. ...Read more

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Noticing very small dots of blood on toilet paper. Wait and see or should I consult with a doctor?

Noticing very small dots of blood on toilet paper. Wait and see or should I consult with a doctor?

Probably hemorrhoids: Small amounts of bright red blood on toilet paper when you wipe is likely from hemorrhoidal bleeding at your age, especially if the blood occurred after a bowel movement that required a bit more straining. Without an exam, cannot be completely certain. Could also be a rectal fissure. If this persists, please see doctor. ...Read more

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Ive been getting blood on poo and toilet paper but it comes and goes,i have a pile could this be the cause?also getting pelvic pain

Ive been getting blood on poo and toilet paper but it comes and goes,i have a pile could this be the cause?also getting pelvic pain

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

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I have blood on toilet paper after a poo, what do you recommend?

I have blood on toilet paper after a poo, what do you recommend?

Rectal bleeding.: That means you have bleeding from the rectum and it needs to be checked and you may need colonoscopy to find the cause of it. It may be hemorrhoids, colon polyp, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer , constipation. Any active rectal bleeding needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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Why would there be blood on the toilet paper when i poop?

Why would there be blood on the toilet paper when i poop?

Don't know.: Could be from hemmorhoids, fistula, fissure, constipation, cancer, infection or inflammation of GI track. If it is more than a one time occurence, please get it medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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What does pinkish blood on the toilet paper after you poop mean?

What does pinkish blood on the toilet paper after you poop mean?

Rectal Bleeding: That means you have bleeding from the rectum and it needs to be checked and you may need colonoscopy to find the cause.It may be hemorrhoids, colon polyp.Inflammatory bowel disease, constipation or cancer. Any active rectal bleeding needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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Every time i go to the toilet lately to do a poo when i wipe there is bright red blood on the toilet paper. I don't think I have a hemorrhoid?

Every time i go to the toilet lately to do a poo when i wipe there is bright red blood on the toilet paper. I don't think I have a hemorrhoid?

Exam: You should have this evaluated. Rectal bleeding is not normal and could indicate a growth or condition in the rectum or lower intestinal tract. It's not an emergency unless you start bleeding more rapidly, but have it looked at soon. ...Read more

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Blood on toilet paper for 1month. Went 2 doc and made dietary changes. Been 6 days without blood and FOB test was NEG. Cramps still, what is this?

Blood on toilet paper for 1month. Went 2 doc and made dietary changes. Been 6 days without blood and FOB test was NEG. Cramps still, what is this?

Constipation...: It seems you are getting better though.I suppose that most likely you have constipation.Give it a few more days since depending on how bad it was it might take a while for your body to get adjusted to the new changes in your diet if you are adjusting it as recommended. It seems you will most likely get better based on your improvement so far. Keep eating healthy. If not better f/u with your doctor ...Read more

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Doctors at ER couldn't find anything wrong with me; but I am having blood on toilet paper and at the end of stools. It is painful most of the time.

Doctors at ER couldn't find anything wrong with me; but I am having blood on toilet paper and at the end of stools. It is painful most of the time.

See your doctor: Blood after a bowel movement is not normal and needs an explanation. Likely causes include a fissure or hemorrhoid, but it's important to exclude other possibilities , so a thorough exam is important. Your doctor may want to refer you to a GI specialist for possible colonoscopy. ...Read more

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For last couple weeks, I've notice a little blood on my toilet paper after I poop, every now and then. Hurts a bit to poop. Whats wrong? Emergency?

For last couple weeks, I've notice a little blood on my toilet paper after I poop, every now and then. Hurts a bit to poop. Whats wrong? Emergency?

Blood: Two main causes for small amount of blood with painful bowel movementanal fissure or external hemorrhoid. Not an emergency, but see a doctor to make certain of the diagnosis. Until bake to see one, increase fiber and water in diet to soften stool and avoid straining. ...Read more

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I often have bright blood on my stools and on my toilet paper but when I had my doc check back their he said he couldn't find anything wrong? How come

I often have bright blood on my stools and on my toilet paper but when I had my doc check back their he said he couldn't find anything wrong? How come

Keep looking: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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Blood in poop just on toilet paper. Anyways, what do you think this sounds like?

Rectal Bleeding: That means you have bleeding from the rectum and it needs to be checked and you may need colonoscopy to find the cause.It may be hemorrhoids, colon polyp.Inflammatory bowel disease, constipation or cancer. Any active rectal bleeding needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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Every time I poop it hurts really bad like knives & there's blood in the toilet & a lot of blood in the toilet paper ?

Every time I poop it hurts really bad like knives & there's blood in the toilet & a lot of blood in the toilet paper ?

Bleeding: Bleeding with constipation is not uncommon. Bleeding can be due to a cut on your bottom called a fissure, or from hemorrhoids due to pushing too much. But if you are at all concerned, seek out local medical care. ...Read more

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Every time i poop the toilet water comes full with blood, when i wipe the toilet paper is full with blood... What can I do?

Every time i poop the toilet water comes full with blood, when i wipe the toilet paper is full with blood... What can I do?

NEED TO SEE MD: You have blood in the stool and it needs to be checked asap before you get anemic.You need examination and a colonoscopy.Blood with stools can be due to hemorrhides polyp in rectum or colon other rare causes like cancer, inflammatory bowel disease so consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is it bad if after every time i poop, there is a little bit of blood on the toilet paper? My lower back also hurts but its just a little painful.

Is it bad if after every time i poop, there is a little bit of blood on the toilet paper? My lower back also hurts but its just a little painful.

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is not normal. At your age group it is most likely from hemorrhoids. Are you constipated? If so try stool softeners and increase hydration. If the problem persists you may need further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause red blood on toilet paper agree having a poo? Had stool test & rental exam all normal.

What can cause red blood on toilet paper agree having a poo? Had stool test & rental exam all normal.

Need to examine: You may have an anal fissure, however that is usually painful and you would know. You may have hemorrhoids that bleed on passing stool. It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. You may wish to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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For the past 7 or 8 years; my anus burns when I poop and I have blotches of blood on the toilet paper. Sometimes a lot sometimes a little.

For the past 7 or 8 years; my anus burns when I poop and I have blotches of blood on the toilet paper. Sometimes a lot sometimes a little.

Proctologist: Your symptoms are suggestive of an anal fissure, and because of the long duration of your symptoms,I recommend that you see a proctologist for diagnosis and proper treatment. You need such a specialist to ensure proper and complete healing of such a chronic process. ...Read more