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Pink Spotting After Bowel Movement
Needs evaluation: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
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
Unsure: I would recommend you discuss this with your physician. Penile discharge with wiping your bottom may be related to your prostate, but may be related to other issues as well. A thorough history and physical exam, as well as any tests if necessary, are needed to help answer your question. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding: Any blood after or with bm is not normal. Get seen by a GI dr, . For an evaluation to ascertain where the bleeding is coming from, be it a hemorrhoid/fissure or something more serious. Best wishes. ...Read more
Had hemorrhoidectomy 4 days ago. Am having toilet filled with bright red blood after bowel movements. Is this normal?
Some bleeding: is normal, but this sounds like a lot. Contact your surgeon for specific advice. ...Read more
Slight cramping, gas, soft stool. 7-8 days after sex. NO bleeding. Is this implantation. Or just IBS?
GI symptoms post sex: Difficult to say whether this is implantation bleeding. Depends upon when you had sex relative to ovulation. If it was around ovulation, it would be around implantation and unlikely to result is GI symptoms if you had a early pregnancy. Wait and if you late by 2 days do a urine preg test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 29yo 10 weeks pregnant. Been having constipation for weeks. Today after bowel movement saw bright red blood on toilet tissue. Is this serious?
Pregnant & bleeding: It depends on where the bleeding was coming from. If from the rectum, probably related to the constipation with a hemorrhoid or fissure. If vaginal, could be more serious. The way to tell the difference is to put a tampon inside the vagina and see if it has blood on it. If at all in doubt, check in with your OB doctor. ...Read more
On birth control pill. Light spotting between periods. Yesterday had bowel movement and had vaginal bleeding when I wiped, but no residual/recurrent.
Bowel movement : Spotting in between period can occur with pills. If there is blood when a woman wipes after bowel movement it can be from , 1- urine, 2- vagina and the 3rd can sometimes be seen when your bowel movement is hard and it can abrade the wall of the mucosa of your rectum and anus as it passed down. Foods you ingested may also cause blood in your stool and plus medical conditions. If persists see Dr. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding after bowel movement? Pale, almost pink blood and not mixed in stool,very small amount. Slightly constipated-straining occurred.why?
Internal hemmorhoid: When blood is seen on the stool this represents a low lying benign process representing either bleeding from an internal hemmorhoid or a bleeding fistula or superficial tear in rectal mucosa. Firm stool from constipation initiates the bleeding. Use stool softener like Colace (docusate sodium). ...Read more
Light pink bleeding (mainly after intercourse or when I wipe) 12 days after miscarriage bleeding stopped? My first period?
Bleeding, miscarriag: It's too soon to be having intercourse so please stop and let your body recover. Bleeding after a miscarriage can occur up to six weeks after. A normal period usually doesn't occur until 4 to 6 weeks later. Ovulation will occur two weeks before that. If you must have sex, use a condom and don't try to conceive until after you've had a normal period so we know how far along you are. ...Read more
Confirm source: The first step is to confirm that you are seeing vaginal bleeding and not rectal bleeding. Your doctor can do a rectal exam to evaluate. When you have a bowel movement you “push” which is called a valsalva. If there is blood present in the vagina it would be pushed outward. ...Read more
Normal brown stool bowel movement. When wiping it starts brown and changes shades, last wipe is yellowish. Normal? Stool is not yellow.
7 weeks pregnant & with normal bowel movements (1/day), sometimes with cramping. Noticed white stringy mucus in stool for past 7 days.Normal or worms?
Hmmm: Unlikely worms unless you live in a tropical area where worm infection is high. Most likely this is temporary. A stool study may be helpful if persists. ...Read more
Spotting bright red a week after period With cramps. Then spotting again a week after that light pink no cramps... what's wrong with me? pregnancy?
Please see your Doc: Spotting is a sign of hormonal changes effecting your uterus, which could include early pregnancy infection stress coming off hormone treatment and many other issues including ectopic pregnancy, please see your family physician or Gyn Doctor to check it out and that way you will be safe and not worry! ...Read more
Does painful bowel movement during period indicates endometriosis? painful bm only occurs during period.
Bright red vaginal bleeding during stomach flu. Menses ended 3 days prior. OB says it's from straining from vomiting. Brown mucus discharge following.
Doesn't compute...: This is surprising advice from an ObG doctor; I suspect you misunderstood. Neither viral gastroenteritis ("stomach flu") nor straining from vomiting can cause vaginal bleeding. Brown discharge could just be leftover blood, but both bleeding and abnormal discharge could mean an infection, including an STD if at risk. Get examined professionally, especially if symptoms continue or at STD risk. ...Read more
Bright red VAGINAL bleeding with bowel movements & 4 weeks pregnant? What does it mean? Only with bm
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