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Dried Blood On Toilet Paper
Can you catch anything from dried blood? Somehow my roommate got menstral blood on toilet paper roll. Realized there was a drop on after wiping after urinating. Worried now.
Usually, not...: The odd to contract anything is next to zero in the described scenario as long as there is no breakdown of the first line of natural barrier, that is, skin injury - either microscopic or obvious. So, don't worry and live on. More? Be timely counseled. More? Contact me at www. HealthTap. Com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more
Can you get any diseases if you use a toilet and the toilet paper has dried blood and you didn't notice and you wipe yourself?
Unlikely: I have always maintained that nothing is impossible, but this sounds reasonably close. ...Read more
I've had a funky cold (see previous question)and in the morning the roof of my mouth is coated in mucus--some of it is dried. I wiped some out with some toilet paper, and it came back with blood on it.
Sorry: Questions are not linked. If your nose is really dry it can cause some blood. It could drip down into your throat. Also wiping the top of your roof of your mouth can cause disruption of the tissue and a bit of blood too. I would not worry too much about a little dried blood! ...Read more
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Bright red blood: It is probably from hemorrhoid, but see doctor for evaluation, specially if it is recurring ...Read more
I last ovulated on dec 22 I am 5 days late and today I had a small amount of blood on toilet paper when wiping?
Test for pregnancy: I am not sure what you are waiting for, but it is time for a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Blood on toilet paper occasionally about thirty minutes after using restroom. It itches and feels wet, seems to happen more when I'm active. Thank you?
Hemorrhoids: Intermittent blood on the toilet paper is often due to a small amount of bleeding from internal hemorrhoids. Blood on the stool or in the bowl may be due to other causes and should be evaluated. Persistent blood on the paper is likely benign but should be evaluated. See http://wb. Md/1Jj80zo ...Read more
Get checked: Worrying is pointless but going in and getting checked is helpful. Go have a proper exam and urinalysis done. ...Read more
What is red spotting. Since day two I see blood on toilet paper but none on pad. I see one drop of blood on pad. Is this spotting? Is it normal?
Not normal: It could be something. To see blood on toilet paper cannot be considered as normal. It needs to be checked out. But it may not be serious. ...Read more
Day 1 and day two of period full flow. Day three floe in in and off. At times blood on toilet paper but none on pad. Is this normal. What is cause?
Menses: First, i'd ask if this is the first time this happened or can you be pregnant. If this is the first time and you are not pregnant, it may be normal but I would recommend tracking it for a while to see if it changes. If you are pregnant, I would be concerned and get follow up to find out what may be going on. ...Read more
Everytime after I move my bowels and wipe my behind I see red dots or streak of blood on toilet paper. Not on first wipe but on 3rd or fourth. Why?
Rectal Bleeding: Given that you're not seeing the blood on the toilet paper until you've wiped a number of times suggests that the wiping itself is contributing to the bleeding, and that the source is from external areas that you are able to wipe. You may wish to wipe more gently, use softer paper or toilet wipes. If it continues or worsens or is painful you might want to see a medical professional. ...Read more
Could be either.: Very good idea to get evaluated by your primary doctor. If needed, he/she may refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
Ob/gyn: You need to see an ob/gyn to see what is going on and to be treated - soon. ...Read more
Noticed a small amount of blood on toilet paper. Can this be watched or do I need to see a doctor?
Bleeding: At your age it is probably not worrisome but if it increases or does not resolve I a few days it needs to be checked. ...Read more
Noticing very small dots of blood on toilet paper. Wait and see or should I consult with a doctor?
Probably hemorrhoids: Small amounts of bright red blood on toilet paper when you wipe is likely from hemorrhoidal bleeding at your age, especially if the blood occurred after a bowel movement that required a bit more straining. Without an exam, cannot be completely certain. Could also be a rectal fissure. If this persists, please see doctor. ...Read more
Pooped and it was hard, felt like spikes. Bright red blood on toilet paper. Pooped again today, not hard but still blood. Should I be worried?
Fissures: Are tears in the anal canal from spasm in the internal sphincter which arises with constipation or chronic diarrhea. Besides causing pain and bleeding, they can get infected and cause abscesses and/or fistulas. They should be properly diagnosed and treated too avoid complications. ...Read more
Light bink blood on toilet paper after going to the toilet. Should I be concerned? Not due for my periods at least another week. Wasn't very much?
Irregular spotting: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Can you get hiv from dry blood on toilet paper? I don't even think it was blood but it was red so I'm not sure. The red bit didn't touch me though.
Very low risk:
If you did not touch what you thought was blood, you are not at risk for HIV.
Unrelated to your question: Practice safe sex, Get HPV vaccine, exercise regularly and If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or IUD. ...Read more
Period started. Day 1 & 2 were full flow. Day 3 & 4 I see blood on toilet paper but none on pad. Is this spotting or period. Day 5 same thing. Cause?
Period: It may be a normal period course with first couple of days being heavier and then lightening up. I would not worry. If it is definitely distinctive from your previous pattern, and there is a chance of pregnancy, make sure you do a pregnancy test to rule that out. ...Read more
Bleeding is not an:
Indicator for pregnancy. Classic pregnancy
sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take pregnancy test to know. ...Read more
Expected period was 10/30. 4 days late. Today went to bathroom and there was blood on toilet paper. Now on and off bleeding. Should I test?
Red blood on toilet paper when wiping during the period 2 months. What care should I follow up for 56 yrs old male, chinese, healthy. Eat lot of fruit.
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