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There's blood in the toilet after a bowel movement, but there's no pain. What's wrong?

There's blood in the toilet after a bowel movement, but there's no pain. What's wrong?

Don't know: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. Get checked. ...Read more

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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I am having bright red blood in the toilet after a bowel movement. Do I need to go to the e r? I feel like I am going but when done there's nothing but bright red blood in the water and after wiping

I am having bright red blood in the toilet after a bowel movement. Do I need to go to the e r? I feel like I am going but when done there's nothing but bright red blood in the water and after wiping

Yes.: Yes. You need to see a doctor for this right away. It may be something as simple as hemorrhoids, but it could also be much more serious.

Bleeding like you've described could represent infection, inflammation, a vascular malformation, or a tumor. Though it often stops on its own, bleeding from the bowel can sometimes become very severe and can even be life threatening. If it does stop, that does not mean that the underlying problem is gone, so you should see a doctor even if this goes away by itself. ...Read more

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There's is a disturbing amount of blood in the toilet after a bowel movement. What could be the cause and how long should I wait before seeing a doctor?

There's is a disturbing amount of blood in the toilet after a bowel movement. What could be the cause and how long should I wait before seeing a doctor?

Rectal bleed with: Blood in the bowl needs an exam. Perirectal hemorrhoids are common, rectal fissures or even confusion with vaginal blood are common benign. It's higher up issues: anal canal, rectum, colon that needs assessment if the lower causes are not the obvious cause. ...Read more

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I recently had my appendix out last week. Tonight I had a lot of red blood in the toilet after a bowel movement and severe stomach pain.?

I recently had my appendix out last week. Tonight I had a lot of red blood in the toilet after a bowel movement and severe stomach pain.?

Unrelated go to ER: Or see your doctor, to find the cause for ' lot of blood in the toi;et ' GI bleeding is a serious issue, must see a physician ...Read more

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I have fresh red blood in the toilet after each bowel movement. I think it's probably hemorrhoids but not sure. Proctologist or gastroenterologist?

I have fresh red blood in the toilet after each bowel movement. I think it's probably hemorrhoids but not sure. Proctologist or gastroenterologist?

Or a general surgeon: Hemorrhoids are usually the purview of the general surgeon; there are colorectal specialists within the field as well. A general medicine doctor would be a good place to start if you are unsure about what is going on, and they can refer you on as appropriate. Fresh blood could be hemorrhoids, or anal fissures, or polyps/tumors. A lot can be assessed from history and physical exam. Good luck! ...Read more

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For the past seven months I have been finding blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement.?

For the past seven months I have been finding blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement.?

Possible hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids and anal fissures can cause blood on the toilet paper. However, an examination of the anal area by a physician is important to rule out cancer or benign growths. Before you get to the doctor, you can try otc-hemorrhoidal remedies to see if they have any effect. ...Read more

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I had a small amount of blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement. I am only 17 years old. What do I do?

I had a small amount of blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement. I am only 17 years old. What do I do?

Presumptive fissure: If this is a one time occurrence and associated with straining or a large BM, it is most likely a small fissure or tear of the anal tissue from overstretching or hemorrhoid. Use stool softeners and increase fiber foods like Fruit & Veg and it will heal. If associated with diarrhea, weight loss or fever, or recurrent problems more than a few days, make appt for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is blood on toilet paper after a bowel movement a common sign of colon cancer?

Is blood on toilet paper after a bowel movement a common sign of colon cancer?

Not necessarily: Red blood on the toilet is not uncommon occasionally and can be caused by things such as a tiny anal erosion or fissure (especially with constipation) it can also be from a hemorrhoid.
Blood mixed with stool or dark stool can be from bleeding farther inside the colon and should be investigated. Screening colonoscopy is recommended once you've reached 50 even with no symptoms. ...Read more

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Have blood only on toilet paper after a bowel movement what could this be been digno with HPV cervixs not invasive high grade need leep?

Have blood only on toilet paper after a bowel movement what could this be been digno with HPV cervixs not invasive high grade need leep?

Probably not vaginal: The bleeding sounds like it's coming from your rectum, not your vagina. Especially if it's only with bowel movements. Have you been constipated? Do you have hemorrhoids? See your doc. ...Read more

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What could cause blood on toilet paper after bowel movement?

What could cause blood on toilet paper after bowel movement?

Many things: Most likely is hemm, or rectal tear, fissue or cut, but sometimes it can be from something more serious, like colon precancer or cancer or other bowel conditions so you should see a GI specialist or a general surgeon who specializes in colo-rectal for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Slight red blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. What could this be?

Slight red blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. What could this be?

Many things: Blood streamed on the toilet paper is typically due to a fissure or hemorrhoid. However even slight bleeding can come from more serious things such as a polyp or growth in the colon as well as colitis. ...Read more

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Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. Maybe a tiny bit on stools?

Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. Maybe a tiny bit on stools?

BRBPR: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement? Pregnant and scared.

Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement? Pregnant and scared.

Call your OB: The most common reason for blood after a bm is hemorrhoids which are dilated blood vessels in the rectal canal. There are medicines from your OB that can treat them after examination first to make sure there are no other causes. ...Read more

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There's blood in the toilet after I have a bowel movement there's no pain though, help?

Hemorrhoids likely: Small lblood vessels just inside the anus can dilate as internal hemorrhoids and cause some bright red blood to show on stool or in toilet water - scary to most people. Occurs more often with hard stools. Recommend getting examined to confirm. ...Read more

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Hemmrhoids and blood in toilet after bowel movement?

Hemmrhoids and blood in toilet after bowel movement?

Rectal bleeding.: Causes of rectal bleeding can include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula, cancer or GI tract inflammation or infection. Get it checked out if it has occurred more than one. ...Read more

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Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?

Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?

You need to see a do: Someone should take you to the hospital now to be seen. If no one is there I would call 911 and have EMT's take you there. Your symptoms are possibly due to blood loss and anemia. ...Read more

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