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What may cause bleeding from rectum?

What may cause bleeding from rectum?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Excessive Bleeding (Definition)

Excessive bleeding is a clinical finding in which a person bleeds a significant amount when they bleed. His bleeding is faster or longer that would otherwise be expected ...Read more


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Can hemorrhoids cause bleeding from bladder or vagina?

Can hemorrhoids cause bleeding from bladder or vagina?

No: Hemorrhoids can bleed with bowel movements or spontaneously but it usually is bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. It is always bleeding from the anus. They will not cause bleeding from other places. ...Read more

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Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Recal bleeding: Usually this is a fooler and blood leaks over to the rectum from the vagina. However, possible you could have recto vaginal fistula or some type of bleeding problem. ...Read more

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Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you are having more than a small amount of bleeding, though, it is time to have surgery. ...Read more

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Can there be heavy bleeding from piles during pregnancy?

Can there be heavy bleeding from piles during pregnancy?

Define heavy?: During pregnancy, hemorrhoids can flare and cause some bleeding especially if you are getting constipating. Have your OB examine you and offer advice if the bleeding seems excessive for both your welfare and your baby's. He may be able to manage it or refer you to a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Wouldn't internal bleeding from a stomach ulcer lead to anaemia??

Wouldn't internal bleeding from a stomach ulcer lead to anaemia??

Yes it can: Hello and thank you for your excellent question. Yes, persistent bleeding from a stomach ulcer can eventually lead to anemia. I recommend that you seek evaluation from a medical professional, specifically a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Any reason for tarry stools aside from bleeding?

Any reason for  tarry stools aside from bleeding?

Blood til proven not: Black (not dark, but black) stools can be seen with bleeding, iron supplements, bismuth (pepto), charcoal pills, arsenic (not used as medicine anymore-used to treat syphilis). Foods like blueberries can be confusing, as can excess intake of oreos (anecdotal experience). ...Read more

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What can cause bright red bleeding from rectum and penis?

What can cause bright red bleeding from rectum and penis?

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 more

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Would an anal fissure cause very heavy bleeding?

Would an anal fissure cause very heavy bleeding?

It may: The anal area is very vascular (many smallblood vessels) and a fissure certainly can be painful and cause bleeding. Bleeding from your anus is never normal, so you should get the area checked to assure it is a simple fissure versus some other problem that may be causing rectal bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood when wiping after bowel movement, stomach pressure/cramps after eating and increased gas. No external hemorrhoids. What could cause this?

Blood when wiping after bowel movement, stomach pressure/cramps after eating and increased gas. No external hemorrhoids. What could cause this?

GI disease: Gi symptoms are complex and difficult to determine on a site like this. Irritable bowel, crohn's, hemorrhoids, food intolerance, etc are all issues that need to be explored. A visit to a gastroenterologist or even a cool-rectal surgeon appears to be in order to define the problem and treat the underlying cause(s). ...Read more

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What could cause bowel leakage and bleeding from rectum? Have frequent ibs, age 55 female.

What could cause bowel leakage and bleeding from rectum? Have frequent ibs, age 55 female.

Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms. However, one possibility is an anal fistula. An anal fistulae can present with many different symptoms: pain, bloody or purlent drainage, seepage of feces, itching of the anus. Similar symptoms might occur with a hemorrhoid. I recommend this be evaluated by a general surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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Can internal and external hemorrhoids cause excessive passing of gas or a heavy feeling in the rectum?

Here are some ...: Hemorrhoids - internal or external - itself would not cause excessive gas passing and feeling heaviness in the rectum. which are more likely related with indigestion or inflammatory bowel disorders. So, collect the onset, degree, progress, etc. of the symptoms with their sequence of events, and bring those to see Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, & possible tests such as fecal analysis, endo.. ...Read more

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How serious is excessive menstrual bleeding with clots?

How serious is excessive menstrual bleeding with clots?

Depends: On what your definition of excessive is. If you are changing 5 pads a day that can be normal a pad or 2 every hour can cause severe anemia and its consequences. ...Read more

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Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are associated with hard stools, straining and some circulatory problems. Strawberry seeds will not cause hemorrhoids, but increased water intake and dietary fiber may be helpful if chronic constipation and straining are making the hemorrhoids worse. If bleeding continues, be sure to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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