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My little boy had streaks of blood in his poop is that bad?

My little boy had streaks of blood in his poop is that bad?

He could very well: Have an internal hemorrhoid. You need the pediatrician to know this please. ...Read more

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I had a little bit of blood in my poop is this bad what could this mean?

I had a little bit of blood in my poop is this bad what could this mean?

No worries: Streaks of blood on bowel movement are usually due to irritation during straining to move bowels. Persistent bleeding or more than a tablespoon of bright red blood are things that should be checked out by your GP. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have noticed recently blood in my poop. It has been going on for a week or so, but I don't feel any different, or anything of that sort. Is that bad?

I have noticed recently blood in my poop. It has been going on for a week or so, but I don't feel any different, or anything of that sort. Is that bad?

See doctor: Blood in stool lasting for a week is always of concern. It may be from hemorrhoid or something far more serious even though you do not have other symptoms yet. Make an appt with your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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My 30 year old son says that he's seen blood in his stool for months. His poop smells really bad, not like normal feces would smell?

My 30 year old son says that he's seen blood in his stool for months. His poop smells really bad, not like normal feces would smell?

Possibilities: Bright red blood would come from near the outlet, usually from a tear/scratch in the anal skin, this is often on the surface of a BM. Darker blood mixed with the poop, comes from higher up. It can be from infection, polyps or gut wall bleeding, or even cancer.It is all abnormal and needs to be evaluated. It is more likely to be something easy to fix at his age. ...Read more

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Every time I poop it hurts really bad like knives & there's blood in the toilet & a lot of blood in the toilet paper?

Every time I poop it hurts really bad like knives & there's blood in the toilet & a lot of blood in the toilet paper?

Bleeding: Bleeding with constipation is not uncommon. Bleeding can be due to a cut on your bottom called a fissure, or from hemorrhoids due to pushing too much. But if you are at all concerned, seek out local medical care. ...Read more

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Is it bad if after every time I poop, there is a little bit of blood on the toilet paper? My lower back also hurts but its just a little painful.

Is it bad if after every time I poop, there is a little bit of blood on the toilet paper? My lower back also hurts but its just a little painful.

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is not normal. At your age group it is most likely from hemorrhoids. Are you constipated? If so try stool softeners and increase hydration. If the problem persists you may need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I felt like I had to poop so I sat on the toilet instead of pooping I started farting really bad and I saw chunks of blood in the toilet, suggestions?

I felt like I had to poop so I sat on the toilet instead of pooping I started farting really bad and I saw chunks of blood in the toilet, suggestions?

Go see your Doctor: If you have not already been to your family doctor, it would seem to me that the question and history you gave us is the very definition of when one should be in touch with their family doctor. ...Read more

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Blood in my poop? I have hemroides so sometimes I see blood, but today my stomach has been hurting really bad and when I poop there's a lot of blood.

Blood in my poop? I have hemroides so sometimes I see blood, but today my stomach has been hurting really bad and when I poop there's a lot of blood.

See your physician.: You should be evaluated by your physician, or choose a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist to see. rectal bleeding, although very common, is not normal. There are many causes, some are harmless, some could be serious. You really need to have a thorough evaluation by a physician. Familiar with this problem. ...Read more

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It hurts to poop it feels sharp, sore and itchy, it looks red but nothing to bad, it feels worse! Also there was blood on the toilet paper?

It hurts to poop it feels sharp, sore and itchy, it looks red but nothing to bad, it feels worse! Also there was blood on the toilet paper?

Rectal fissure: You may have a rectal fissure caused by passing a hard stool. Try taking sitz baths several times a day and apply an anesthetic oinment to your butt. See your doctor for further help. ...Read more

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When I wipe my butt there is always blood...Occasionally extremely itchy and ribbon like poop. Is it normal for internal/external hemorrhoids be so bad?  

When I wipe my butt there is always blood...Occasionally extremely itchy and ribbon like poop. Is it normal for internal/external hemorrhoids be so bad?  

See a doctor: If there is blood in your stool or on toilette paper, you need to see your doctor. There are many different diseases that cause this kind of bleeding, e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal fissure, colon/rectal cancer, diverticulosis and some other diseases. ...Read more

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I purge by vomiting. I took a laxative for constipation I then had a poop completely liquid there was bright red blood in the liquid. Is this bad?

I purge by vomiting. I took a laxative for constipation I then had a poop completely liquid there was bright red blood in the liquid. Is this bad?

Yes. Bulemia kills.: You"ve got an eating disorder. The blood in your stool is the smaller consideration here. Please consider getting help. Especially ay your age, you can do permanent and severe damage to your body with laxatives, purgatives and with binge and purge eating habits. Please consider a treatment program for bulemia and eating disorders. Your doctor can refer you, or better yet, go to emergency dept. ...Read more

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Why does my gas and poop smell so bad after eating beef? Could it be high bilirubin levels? See blood test in my health files if needed.

Why does my gas and poop smell so bad after eating beef? Could it be high bilirubin levels? See blood test in my health files if needed.

Likely nitrates.: A great many high protein foods like meat have a high concentration of nitrates, which lead to foul smelling stool. Bilirubin is largely responsible for the color of stool as well as some of the smell. ...Read more

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I've been having bad stomach pains off and on for about 3yrs there's been blood coming out of my but and sometimes paper thin poop could it be cancer?

I've been having bad stomach pains off and on for about 3yrs there's been blood coming out of my but and sometimes paper thin poop could it be cancer?

Yes, time 2 evaluate: Honestly, the likelihood is low of cancer in a 21 year old, but your three-year history of bleeding per rectum and altered stool pattern in the setting of abdominal pain certainly warrants evaluation. There are lots of possibilities, some scary, but you certainly don't want to miss finding & treating the one (s) that are. ...Read more

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19/yo virgin. Last week had bad pain in low left belly. Few days ago there was blood when wiping from poop. Now blood when wipe pee. Period 2 weeks ago?

Probably normal.: Probably this is related to ovulation. Pain was probably from left ovary. You sometimes get a little spotting with that. I would guess that the blood with poop was actually from vagina (yes you were wiping like your mom said to that is front to back) If it continues or gets worse you should see your doctor. If your stools look dark like tar or you vomit coffee grounds see your Doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad if there is blood in your stool?

Is it bad if there is blood in your stool?

Possibly: Blood in stool is not normal. It could be from something as innocuous as hemorrhoids or as serious as cancer. Causes can include fissures, fistula or infections or inflammation of the GI tract. If it has occurred more than once, see your physician - take care. ...Read more

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I have anal pain like bad pain passing poo but no blood at all. It hurts for the last two weeks and it stoped for one day untill I had a big poo and i?

I have anal pain like bad pain passing poo but no blood at all. It hurts for the last two weeks and it stoped for one day untill I had a big poo and i?

Anal pain: Possibilities include hemorrhoids, nerve damage, blockage. Please see your doctor. He/she may take care of the situation or refer you to a specialist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Sir I have stools of two different colors with bad smell. Any every stool has one little trace of blood. Please suggest me. I have done SDR also.

Sir I have stools of two different colors with bad smell. Any every stool has one little trace of blood. Please suggest me. I have done SDR also.

Blood in stool: Blood, especially bright red, May simply be from hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Other more serious causes include inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis or growths like polyps or even malignant tumors. Have your physician examine you for diagnosis although I doubt serious disease in your case. ...Read more

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Is a very small amount of blood in stool bad?

Is a very small amount of blood in stool bad?

Depends: We risk stratify all symptoms. We put together a puzzle to include age, is blood bright red or not, is it actually in or on the stool or on the tissue or toilet bowl or all. Is it only with a movement, is there pain or protrusion with that movement. Finally, most providers would recommend at least an office rectal exam. It is rare but too many people assume it is not serious and miss a cancer ...Read more

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I'm 17 and sometimes after I poo there's a bit of blood on the loo roll - is this bad? There's no blood in the poo, only on the loo roll.

I'm 17 and sometimes after I poo there's a bit of blood on the loo roll - is this bad? There's no blood in the poo, only on the loo roll.

Try this: Constipated? Likely comes from small, microsopic cuts that are just tinging the water. Drink a lot of water, fiber, and fruit and see how this works for you ...Read more

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I have a mass on my anus, it is external as far as I can tell. It is very painful and swells bad (glofball sized). Now having blood. What could it be?

I have a mass on my anus, it is external as far as I can tell. It is very painful and swells bad (glofball sized). Now having blood. What could it be?

Pain in the back end: Bleeding and pain with bm, along with a mass is likely clotted external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and blood is often found coating the stool rather than mixing with it. Thrombosed external hemorrhoids and fissures are truly pain in the _ _ _ but not dangerous, and can be treated. Consult doc for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have had very bad diarrhea for 2 months. So far Dr's can't figure out why through blood and stool tests. Could it be caused by stress?

I have had very bad diarrhea for 2 months. So far Dr's can't figure out why through blood and stool tests. Could it be caused by stress?

It could be caused: By stress. Other possibilities could be IBS, side effect of medications and complications of other medical problems that you already have. ...Read more

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I been hurting bad when I poo and I been findinding blood with it to what could this mean?

I been hurting bad when I poo and I been findinding blood with it to what could this mean?

You could have: Hemorrhoids or a fissure. There are other possible causes of rectal bleeding as well. Recommend that you have this medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I have bad cramping and I'm passing fleshy blood specks. No hard stool just a few drops of blood each time.

I have bad cramping and I'm passing fleshy blood specks. No hard stool just a few drops of blood each time.

Blood in toilet: You should see your doctor to have an exam and rule our haemorrhoids first. Based on exam and bloodwork, your doctor will recommend other workup or treatment. ...Read more

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What is the survivability rate of colon cancer is a 28 year old male very good or very bad and is blood in the stool always common or not?

What is the survivability rate of colon cancer is a 28 year old male very good or very bad and is blood in the stool always common or not?

You have a confusing: ..Mixture of questions. 1. Survival rate depends on the stage, the lower the better. 2. At 28, colon cancer is rare but possible. Younger patients handle treatment better but stage is more important for survival. 3. Blood in stool is neither common nor normal. Needs to be evaluated. Try asking one question at a time please. ...Read more

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