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Im bleeding around my stool after taking a laxative?

Im bleeding around my stool after taking a laxative?

Anal trauma?: If it also hurt, or you were constipated beforehand and the feces was hard, chances are that this is just minor stretch-and-scrape trauma of the anal canal. If it persists more than two weeks, or the pain gets intractable, visit your physician. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Have hemroids and bleeding in my stool can laxatives work for me since I'm constipated ?

Have hemroids and bleeding in my stool can laxatives work for me since I'm constipated 
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Constipation and: hemorrhoid management work together. Increasing fiber--whole grain bread/cereal, fruits and veggies--generous water intake and more exercise should help regularity. OTC creams or suppositories can improve the pain/symptoms of hemorrhoids and stop the bleeding. You should only use them about a week. If bleeding persists, see doc for eval and possible rubber band ligation or injection of hemorrhoid ...Read more

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I took laxatives Monday and Tuesday night and am now experiencing bleeding in stool, should I be concerned?

I took laxatives Monday and Tuesday night and am now experiencing bleeding in stool, should I be concerned?

Yes: Blood in stool is abnormal and has to be explained. The most likely cause is ruptured hemorrhoids, but inflammation of the colon or growths have to be ruled out by your physician's examination. ...Read more

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Will taking a stool softener help me from not bleeding post polyp removal?

Will taking a stool softener help me from not bleeding post polyp  removal?

No: I can understand the question but stool consistency is not a factor for post-polypectomy bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood in stool! could my insides be bleeding?

I'm having symptoms of blood in stool! could my insides be bleeding?

Not normal-see MD: Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks if you have blood in stool. You need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I found a very small piece of glass in my 2 yo stool today. I'm so scared. How long until i would see internal bleeding so. Would they be obvious?

I found a very small piece of glass in my 2 yo stool today. I'm so scared. How long until i would see internal bleeding so. Would they be obvious?

Glass and youths: Why would you be watching the stool for this? How did a child swallow glass? If glass is causing bleeding you would know right away. If the child is acting normal it sounds like there is nothing to be worried about. ...Read more

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I can't pass this stool. I'm bleeding possibly due to irritating a fissure. Its difficult to stand or sit. Will a saline enema help?

I can't pass this stool. I'm bleeding possibly due to irritating a fissure. Its difficult to stand or sit. Will a saline enema help?

ER: You most likely need to go to an ER where they are set up to handle these messy situations. Sounds like you have a complicated situation and may need some assistance. ...Read more

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I'm really worried I have been having lose stools which have resulted to bleeding from my bottom causing what looks like blood clots what do I do?

I'm really worried I have been having lose stools which have resulted to bleeding from my bottom causing what looks like blood clots what do I do?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is abnormal and could simply be due to hemorrhoids which were irritated by frequent loose stools. However other causes include more serious entities such as ulcerative colitis,infectious colitis,diverticulosis or growths in the colorectal area. You should be examined by your physician for diagnosis and treatment. He/she may refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

Stool Softener (Definition)

Stool softeners are medications that relieve constipation ...Read more


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