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Causes Of Bleeding From Anus
Rectal bleeding : Can have many causes such as simple hemorrhoids or fissures, but there are other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract like inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis...Etc. This is something that needs a medical evaluation and possibly a colonoscopy for a proper diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more
Need more info...: Do you mean bleeding in rectum & scrotum simultaneously or separately? It is extremely unlikely occurring at the same time. If separately, from rectum, it may be hemorrhoids, colon polys or tumors or diverticula, etc. if from penile opening, any bleeding from anywhere along urinary tract from tumor, stone, inflammation/infection, ruptured varix, kidney parenchymal disease, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kidney stones?: Bleeding from the vaginal area could be coming from the urethra and thus mixed with urine. In that case the most common cause of kidney pain and hematuria is stones. If the bleeding is not mixed with urine you have a gynecological problem and need to consider many possibilities requiring a gyn exam. Pain in that case would not be from the kidney. ...Read more
Can be: It can be caused by variety of things- including cancer. Nobody knows for sure unless you go to see your doctor and have it checked. One thing is for sure, however, that you would need to have a trip to go to see your gastroenterologist for a GI work-up ( colonoscopy and +/- an endoscopy if warranted. ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anal discharge: Anal mucus,discharges,or seepage can be due to inflammation/irritation of the lower rectum(proctitis) or perianal area,excessive moisture,certain spices like red pepper,mucus colitis,tight clothing,excessive friction,infection from anal intercourse,etc. A proctologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat this condition. ...Read more
Iatrogenic gastritis: Medications such as asa or ibuprofin are probably the commonest causes, but many others have been implicated. Then there are the peptic ulcer problems and h. Pylori-associated conditions. In drinkers, you have to consider bleeding varices in the stomach and/or esophagus. ...Read more
See your local MD: It needs to be investigated as it may be blood or it might be digested food material. However if you're having severe pain associated with that symptom, certainly a gastrointestinal evaluation is indicated to rule out entities such as colitis or even infections of the lower intestinal tract. ...Read more
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
What causes continuous bleeding from the anus and rapid weight loss and increased bowel movements?
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
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
Lump in anus. Swells up at times and shrinks.. causes some bleeding if there is too much contact. What does this sound like? Is it Benign?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had anal sex with my boyfriend cause I'm on my period and now my anus is bleeding is anal sex harmfull too me?
Possibly: If you're bleeding from the rectum, some people will bleed internally or get an infection. I would at least get examined before more advice can be prescribed. ...Read more
I have bleeding and discomfort a few inches above my anus in the buttocks. Is this cause for major concern, an ER visit, or a normal doctor checkup?
Doctor checkup: You may try to visualize the area with the use of a mirror or two. Otherwise best will be to see your doctor. Not likely to be of major concern at least until inspected. ...Read more
Hi doctor I jusy had a laparoscopy and cystomy on Thursday and on friday I started bleeding heavely more than my periods and today I bleed clots through my anus what could be the cause of this?
Don'tHaveClotsOfTime: It means you should let your doctor know you are going to the ER right now because you are passing clots from both orifices. I wouldn't wait much longer than that. And take some pads and a change of clothes with you. ...Read more
Hello. I would like to ask about the causes and treatment for per rectal bleeding in a 23 years old male. It has been 6 months, on and off, bright red, slight pain in anus, symptom relieved by increased fluid intake and fibre, no loss of weight or appetit
Hemorrhoids: Nice description of hemorrhoid bleeding. Keep a good balance of fiber (5-6 servings of fruit / vege a day) and hydration (enough liquid to have clear urine 4-5 times a day - not what you get with beer or coffee) and he should have durable relief. Otc hemorrhoid rx may help. If not, or if the bleeding or pain worsens he may have a higher grade of hemorrhoid or fissure and shoul see a doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the difference between hemorrhoids ,abscess and anal cancer cause I noticed about 10 days ago a skin colored lump on anus. No bleeding or pain?
Yes: Rubbing too hard or using rough toilet paper can cause anal irritation and cause slight bleeding. You can prevent this by NOT rubbing too hard or using softer toilet paper. More importantly, are you suffering from anal itchiness? If so, you need to see your primary physician for evaluation, possible treatment and/or referral to a specialist. ...Read more
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