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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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I have bright red blood and after bowel movement there is pain?

I have bright red  blood  and  after bowel movement there  is pain?

Could be: Anal fissure or hemorrhoid. Try warm bath soaks, drink plenty of liquids, add fiber to diet like metamucil, avoid constipation and straining. See a doctor soon if the problem persists. ...Read more

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a lot of bright red blood in toilet after bowel movement stomach cramping not on period nausea and dizziness nothing helping

a lot of bright red blood in toilet after bowel movement stomach cramping not on period nausea and dizziness nothing helping

You need: to have this evaluated ASAP! Bright red blood can be a symptom of a number of conditions benign and more serious!!! Dizzyness may mean that the bleeding itself is becoming symptomatic. Get this checked out ER or WALK IN UNIT is appropriate! Good Luck/Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What must I do about bright red blood from a bowel movement?

What must I do about bright red blood from a bowel movement?

Needs evaluation: Blood in stool, regardless of age of the sufferer, is never normal. As such, and although the cause is likely easily explained (e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal fissure), it must be evaluated so serious pathology is not missed or diagnosis delayed. ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement, there is bright red blood in with it, is it maybe what I am eating?

When I have a bowel movement, there is bright red blood in with it, is it maybe what I am eating?

Maybe: 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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38 f. Bowel movement with bright red blood. Seemed like it was from a hemmoroid. My area hurt all day yesterday. What should I do?

Don't worry!: Your symptoms are quite likely from a small irritated hemorrhoid or perhaps an anal fissure, both of which should respond to soothing cream/suppositories, sitz baths and stool softeners to not further irritate the area. If it persists, worsens, get help and see your doc for a quick peek, reassurance and better options. ...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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I've been having blood on the toilet paper for 3 days after I have a bowel movement. It's bright red. What are some possible causes? I'm scared

I've been having blood on the toilet paper for 3 days after I have a bowel movement. It's bright red. What are some possible causes? I'm scared

Blood on paper: You have a source of blood loss, most commonly from hemorrhoids (h). You should be seen by a gastroenterologist to make sure you have h and not something else. If there are no h you will likely need a colonoscopy to rule out lesions in your colon. Good luck. ...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