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What causes blood in a bowel movement?

What causes blood in a bowel movement?

Eval: I see constipation listed as one of your conditions. Dry, hard rough stool can abraid tissues when being passed - or can lead to hemorrhoids. Both can cause rectal bleeding. Fistuala, fissure, cancer or inflammatory or infections GI conditions can also cause bleeding recommend med eval. ...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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What could cause small streak of blood in bowel movement?

What could cause small streak of blood in bowel movement?

Many causes: There are many causes. The straining due to constipation, hemorrhoids, small fissure. With age 64 and on asa may want to see your doctor for colonoscopy to evaluate for further causes. Good luck. ...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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What causes constipation, gas and blood after bowel movement?

Several things.: If the blood is bright red and just a bit on the toilet paper or in the bowl when having a bm, it is due to a hemorrhoid or anal fissure (small tear). These occur with chronic constipation, contributors to constipation are niot enough water or fiber in the diet, or prolonged sitting. If the blood is dark, or heavy, go see a doctor. Otherwise work on improving your diet, fluids and exercise. ...Read more

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I have bronchitis, i'm taking doxycycline and benzonatate do they cause blood to be in your bowel movement.?

I have bronchitis, i'm taking doxycycline and benzonatate do they cause blood to be in your bowel movement.?

Blood in stool: If there is diarrhea with blood, it's urgent that you get tested for c. Diff - possible superinfection from antibiotic use. If so please see your physician again. ...Read more

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Every time I have a bowel movement there is blood and mucus. What would cause this?

Every time I have a bowel movement there is blood and mucus. What would cause this?

Blood in stool: Blood in stool needs to be evaluated by your physician. Very pink or red blood can come from hemorrhoids or inflammation of the colon. The latter usually has associated diarrhea. If your movements are otherwise normal, hemorrhoids or rectal fissure may be the cause. ...Read more

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My daughter just had a bowel movement & i noticed a little bit of blood. Is that normal? What can cause this?

My daughter just had a bowel movement & i noticed a little bit of blood. Is that normal? What can cause this?

Blood in stool: Hard, rocky stool is one of the causes when we see streak of blood by the side of hard stool. If blood mixed watery of semi-loose stool, can be viral cause. Sometimes kids drink red colored juice and stool looks red. Rectal or colonic polyp can cause bloody stool, bright red or dark. Painless large bloody stool is a surgical cause in 2 year. Keep an eye, see her pediatrician if any worsening. ...Read more

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What could cause blood from the vagina when taking a bowel movement?

Bleeding: It could be totally unrelated one thing to the other. However hemorroids, anal fissure, vulvar conditions, bladder disease etc can cause you to see some bleeding at the time of a bowel movement. ...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