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Hi there, I just had light pink blood (not a lot) on my toilet paper after passing a bowel movement. In the past, I have had fissures. And sm hemrd.

Hi there, I just had light pink blood (not a lot) on my toilet paper after passing a bowel movement. In the past, I have had fissures. And sm hemrd.

Bleeding: At your age I would not worry about it but make sure that you keep your bowels soft I do not develop any constipation as that caused more causes more irritation around the rectum ...Read more

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 could cause blood on toilet paper after bowel movement?

What could cause blood on toilet paper after bowel movement?

Many things: Most likely is hemm, or rectal tear, fissue or cut, but sometimes it can be from something more serious, like colon precancer or cancer or other bowel conditions so you should see a GI specialist or a general surgeon who specializes in colo-rectal for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Slight red blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. What could this be?

Slight red blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. What could this be?

Many things: Blood streamed on the toilet paper is typically due to a fissure or hemorrhoid. However even slight bleeding can come from more serious things such as a polyp or growth in the colon as well as colitis. ...Read more

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Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. Maybe a tiny bit on stools?

Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. Maybe a tiny bit on stools?

BRBPR: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is blood on toilet paper after a bowel movement a common sign of colon cancer?

Is blood on toilet paper after a bowel movement a common sign of colon cancer?

Not necessarily: Red blood on the toilet is not uncommon occasionally and can be caused by things such as a tiny anal erosion or fissure (especially with constipation) it can also be from a hemorrhoid.
Blood mixed with stool or dark stool can be from bleeding farther inside the colon and should be investigated. Screening colonoscopy is recommended once you've reached 50 even with no symptoms. ...Read more

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Blood on toilet paper from bowel movement. What does this indicate?

Blood on toilet paper from bowel movement. What does this indicate?

It depends: If blood in the stool is red, it may be from a hemorrhoid. This needs to be evaluated and treated, but is fairly common.
If the blood or stool is darker (black) and has a 'tar-like' appearance, it is more indicative of a bleed in the upper areas of the GI tract. This is more significant and needs more prompt evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?

Blood in toilet after bowel movement also blood on toilet paper feeling weak and light headed. Also very anxious and can't calm down?

You need to see a do: Someone should take you to the hospital now to be seen. If no one is there I would call 911 and have EMT's take you there. Your symptoms are possibly due to blood loss and anemia. ...Read more

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I found blood on my toilet paper from my butthole but I didn't have a bowel movement.?

I found blood on my toilet paper from my butthole but I didn't have a bowel movement.?

Red flags: Agree with dr. W. Remember these warning signs: fever, weight loss, belly pain, diarrhea, black or dark red bm's, bleeding that goes on for a long time or returns over and over again. If you have any of these red flags, please see your doc because these are not hemorrhoid signs. Also if you are 50 years or older and haven't been screened for colon cancer, this may be a good reminder to do so! ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement and I wipe there is a lot of blood on my toilet paper. Why?

When I have a bowel movement and I wipe there is a lot of blood on my toilet paper. Why?

Many possibilities: Usually due to a hemorrhoid which is swollen vein around the anus, or a tear in the anal opening. Either problem can be caused by constipation and hard stools, and sometimes by diarrhea. Hemorrhoid medications will help this heal along with stool softeners to prevent any further hard stools. It is wise to have her doctor check it out, as it sometimes is coming from internal bleeding. ...Read more

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For the past seven months I have been finding blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement.?

For the past seven months I have been finding blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement.?

Possible hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids and anal fissures can cause blood on the toilet paper. However, an examination of the anal area by a physician is important to rule out cancer or benign growths. Before you get to the doctor, you can try otc-hemorrhoidal remedies to see if they have any effect. ...Read more

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What causes blood on the toilet paper and toilet bowl during a bowel movement?

What causes blood on the toilet paper and toilet bowl during a bowel movement?

Bleeding: That is called rectal bleeding.
Could be a rectal fissure.
Could be a hemorrhoid.
Depend on your age, if you are more than fourth you need a colonoscopy to rule out any bleeding higher up. If keep happening g regardless of your age see a doctor. ...Read more

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I had a small amount of blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement. I am only 17 years old. What do I do?

I had a small amount of blood on my toilet paper after a bowel movement. I am only 17 years old. What do I do?

Presumptive fissure: If this is a one time occurrence and associated with straining or a large BM, it is most likely a small fissure or tear of the anal tissue from overstretching or hemorrhoid. Use stool softeners and increase fiber foods like Fruit & Veg and it will heal. If associated with diarrhea, weight loss or fever, or recurrent problems more than a few days, make appt for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been having blood on the toilet paper for 3 days after I have a bowel movement. It's bright red. What are some possible causes? I'm scared

I've been having blood on the toilet paper for 3 days after I have a bowel movement. It's bright red. What are some possible causes? I'm scared

Blood on paper: You have a source of blood loss, most commonly from hemorrhoids (h). You should be seen by a gastroenterologist to make sure you have h and not something else. If there are no h you will likely need a colonoscopy to rule out lesions in your colon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had bowel movement. Had to push a bit. Felt like it scraped me on the exit. Lots of pinkish blood in toilet and a bit on toilet paper. Should I panic?

No!: Panic is pointless. Also, pale pink is likely to be a minor issue - but minor only means that a good exam will lead to a good solution based on an exam, Dx and treatment. Avoid possible infection. Call for an appointment now. ...Read more

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I'm 29. I sometimes have minor anal itching after showering at night and spotting of bright red blood on toilet paper after bowel movements. Why?

I'm 29. I sometimes have minor anal itching after showering at night and spotting of bright red blood on toilet paper after bowel movements. Why?

Pinworms, hemorrhoid: Nighttime anal itching can be a sign of pinworms. See your doctor for help with diagnosis and treatment. Minor bleeding like you described may be from an anal fissure or hemorrhoids. Stool softeners can help to avoid aggravating these, but if bleeding persists see a doctor to confirm there is no other reason for bleeding. ...Read more

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I had bright red blood on my toilet paper and in the toilet after a bowel movement. I have had problems with hemorrhoids. Is it hemorrhoids?

Probably: This would be the most common cause of bright red rectal bleeding in a young adult with a history of hemorrhoid problems, especially if the blood is on the TP or free in the toilet bowel and not mixed with normal appearing stool. Constipation is contributory. If it persists, you should be evaluated to be sure there is not another more serious cause. ...Read more

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Have blood only on toilet paper after a bowel movement what could this be been digno with HPV cervixs not invasive high grade need leep?

Have blood only on toilet paper after a bowel movement what could this be been digno with HPV cervixs not invasive high grade need leep?

Probably not vaginal: The bleeding sounds like it's coming from your rectum, not your vagina. Especially if it's only with bowel movements. Have you been constipated? Do you have hemorrhoids? See your doc. ...Read more

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For the passed few days after I have a bowel movement I have a speck of bright red blood on the toilet paper. It is very tiny. Colon cancer?

For the passed few days after I have a bowel movement I have a speck of bright red blood on the toilet paper. It is very tiny. Colon cancer?

Bleeding hemorrhoids: Bright red blood on the stool is usually due to bleeding internal hemorrhoids, especially in a young adult. It's more apt to happen if you're constipated and it's more apt to be intermittent. For more information on diagnosis and treatment see: > http://wb. Md/1Jj80zo ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hemorrhoids for years? / secretion from penis while passing a bowel movement? I've been noticing for a couple years now a majority of the time I pass a bowel movement there is a little blood on the toilet paper. I went to the doctor an

Is it normal to have hemorrhoids for years? / secretion from penis while passing a bowel movement? I've been noticing for a couple years now a majority of the time I pass a bowel movement there is a little blood on the toilet paper. I went to the doctor an

Having: Having blood with a bowel movement can be caused by several issues, including hemorrhoids or anal fissures. Since it has been persistent, you should have these rechecked. I agree with your doctor about the discharge from your penis, but if it changes in amount, or you have pain, then you should be re-evaluated. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more