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Bright Red Blood In Bowel Movement
Dripping bright red blood with bowel movement. Passed big stool possible cut a week ago. But still bleeding with stool and very minimal pain.
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
What could bright red blood after a bowel movement be? This happens once every few months . I have had history of hemmroids
After reading symptoms, I think I may have Proctalgia fugax. I've had occasional bright red blood when passing a bowel movement too. Concerned?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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