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What can be the cause of bleeding from the anus, I am a moderate smoker and drinker?

What can be the cause of bleeding from the anus, I am a moderate smoker and drinker?

A number of causes: There are numerous causes of bleeding from the rectum ranging from self limiting and benign to serious. Generally in a 22 yo it tends toward the former. If persistent or recurrent that can only be determined by a physical examination by your physician. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Tramadol 150mg twice a day i'm constipated. Can it cause bleeding from anus?

Tramadol 150mg twice a day i'm constipated. Can it cause bleeding from anus?

Yes: Constipation is the culprit however.....The ultram just started the whole process. Any bleeding from the rectum needs to be checked out by your doc however. ...Read more

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What condition could cause bleeding from my anus, stomach pain, fatigue?

What condition could cause bleeding from my anus, stomach pain, fatigue?

Many things: Bleeding ulcers, mass in the stomach or intestine, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, infections....If you see blood in your stools, you should see your doctor to be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding from a the anus of a three year old boy?

What causes bleeding from a the anus of a three year old boy?

Varies: This can be as simple as a fissure in the anal opening due to hard or bulky stools.This produces bright red blood in small amounts on the surface of the stool. If darker to purple and mixed in with stool, it could be an infection. It could be something as offensive as trauma from sexual abuse. ...Read more

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Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Herpes in the anus causes bleeding, what is the best treatment for this?

Treat the herpes: It's unusual to get anal bleeding from herpes, but if it's clear that's the cause, then treating the herpes (acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir) is the solution. ...Read more

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What are potential causes for large caliber stools? Causes pain and sometimes bleeding at anus.

What are potential causes for large caliber stools? Causes pain and sometimes bleeding at anus.

Probably normal: large caliber stools are ok but if you are having pain and fresh bleeding probably need fiber and evaluation of rectum with sigmoidoscope ...Read more

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Anus is twitching....on and off for a day. Very sporadic, but I notice it. No pain, no bleeding. Is this a cause for concern? I'm a bit worried...

Anus is twitching....on and off for a day. Very sporadic, but I notice it. No pain, no bleeding. Is this a cause for concern? I'm a bit worried...

Not to worry: What you described is not a reason for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Some time my hard stool causes bleeding since 11 years old problem now I have swollen anus ?

Some time my hard stool causes bleeding since 11 years old problem now I have swollen anus
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IF just : Swollen, then warm baths plain water for 15 minutes 3 times per day, alternate with ice pack and stay at bedrest with feet above hips for 24-48 hours should help. If thrombosed or clotted, see a colorectal surgeon. Best to avoid this recurring by drinking more fluids and less caffeine. ...Read more

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