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I am having a significant amout of bleeding in my bowel movements?

I am having a significant amout of bleeding in my bowel movements?

Must figure out why!: Depending on how long this has been going on, the color of the blood, & other symptoms, the bleeding may be a sign of an inflammatory bowel disease, a cancer, simple hemorrhoids, or various other problems. Key symptoms may include weight loss, diarrhea & bloody stools. Evaluation should not be delayed, even though you may feel embarrassed. Please see a doctor now, before it becomes an emergency. ...Read more

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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 is causing to have an rectal bleeding in my bowel movement ?

What is causing to have an rectal bleeding in my bowel movement ?

Hemorroids&OTHERS: The commonest cause is hemorrhoids but the other causes are 1 rectal and colonic polyps 2 inflammatory bowel disease like crons disease and ulcerative colitis 3cancer of the colon and rectum you need to have colonoscopy to find the cause. ...Read more

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Subsequent to bowel movement bleeding, what to do?

Subsequent to bowel movement bleeding, what to do?

If this is occuring: More than once (like drops of blood on tissue paper) then recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do for rectum bleeding after bowel movement?

What can I do for rectum bleeding after bowel movement?

Get it checked: Rectal bleeding after bowel movement needs to be evaluated by your doctor.It may be caused by 1hemorroids the commonest cause 2inflammatory bowel disease 3polyp in rectum or colon 4anal fissure 5cancer of rectum or colon you should check with your doctor and need to have a colonoscopy and rectal exam tofind the cause.So get it done asap. ...Read more

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What causes bright red bleeding during a bowel movement?

What causes bright red bleeding during a bowel movement?

Pain vs no pain? : Bleeding with bm and if associated with much pain, likely anal fissure and/or external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and blood is often found coating the stool rather than mixing with it. Better safe than sorry, check with your doc to see what you have. External hemorrhoids and fissures r pain in the _ _ _ but not dangerous, and can be treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding from my anus when having a bowel movement?

Why am i bleeding from my anus when having a bowel movement?

Bleeding: Only examination and tests can tell for sure in your case. Bleeding gets exacerbated by certain foods (spicy) sometimes; mostly if one of the most common causes (hemorrhoids) is present. Tricky to assume that this (or other obvious lesions) are "all" the cause, sometimes other very serious lesions get missed if not thoroughly checked. So: schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding from my anus while having a bowel movement?

Why am i bleeding from my anus while having a bowel movement?

Bleeding bowels: Usually this is a sign of an anal fissure (a tear in the opening of the anus) or a hemorrhoid. If your bleeding is painful or persistent then you need to be seen at your primary care doctor's office. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my anus is bleeding during bowel movement?

Hemorrhoids&others: Bleeding from the rectum during bowel movement can be from hemorrhoids as this the most common cause of bleeding from anus. The other causes are anal fissure rectal and colonic polyps cancer of colon or rectum diverticuar condition if you have fresh blood in stool you need a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding after bowel movement. What could this indicate?

Rectal bleeding after bowel movement. What could this indicate?

Multiple causes: Anorectal disease, such as hemorrhoids, fistula, or fissure, and , of course, benign or malignant growths. You could also have bleeding from a small bowel abnormality called meckel's diverticulum. Other causes include diverticular disease or inflammatory bowel disease. If the blood is dark and not red, it could come from the upper GI tract, such as the stomach.Please seek an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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