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Rectal bleeding mucous constipation and left side ab pressure doc says its piles after rectal exam but I googled it and now I'm really worried cancer?

Rectal bleeding mucous constipation and left side ab pressure doc says its piles after rectal exam but I googled it and now I'm really worried cancer?

Hemorrhoids: Your dr. Is most likely correct. In your situation there is a high probability of hemorrhoids and a very low one of cancer. As you age and the cancer probability rises, further testing of this kind of bleeding could be indicated. ...Read more

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Rectal Bleeding (Definition)

"Rectal bleeding" often denotes bright red blood per rectum that may originate from multiple causes involving the anal canal, rectum, ...Read more


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Light cramps in abdomen and rectal bleeding no constipation, diarreah. I drink plenty of water... I heard it may be an early pregnancy symptom?

Light cramps in abdomen and rectal bleeding no constipation, diarreah. I drink plenty of water... I heard it may be an early pregnancy symptom?

See your doctor: Rectal bleeding is not a sign of pregnancy. It can be related to constipation or polyps. It may be a minor problem or a serious problem. Please see your doctor and get yourself checked. Cramping can be due to constipation. Cramping if pregnant requires a check-up rightaway. ...Read more

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Blood in stool rectal bleeding and alternating constipation and loose stool. Is it cancer?

Blood in stool rectal bleeding and alternating constipation and loose stool. Is it cancer?

Blood in stool: Suspicious but your age is in your favor unless a strong family history of colon or breast cancer. Likely another cause. I would see your PCP. ...Read more

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What can I do for rectal bleeding caused by constipation?

What can I do for rectal bleeding caused by constipation?

You: You may first need a laxative from the drug store (such as milk of magnesia, (magnesium hydroxide) magnesium citrate, or miralax). Then you would need a program to prevent constipation with increased oral liquid intake and stool softeners (colace or others) and increased fiber intake with fruits and vegetable and sometimes supplements (such as metamucil, citrucel, fibercon). Some medications can also worsen constipation such as pain medications and others. If there is increasing problems, then you need to see your doctor for and evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you stop constipation & rectal bleeding?

Constipation: Maybe a chronic problem. Have to take stool softeners drink lots of fluids, may need senekot (although not recommend to use for long time) but, for the rectal bleeding that may be due to straining you should have a doctor take a look and may even need a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Is rectal bleeding (internal) due to constipation? Assuming it's anal fissure. Will I die of it?

Is rectal bleeding (internal) due to constipation? Assuming it's anal fissure. Will I die of it?

No: People do not die from an anal fissure. Constipation can be treated with more fruits and vegetables in the diet. There are over the counter fiber supplements as well. In order for the fiber to be effective, you need to have a good intake of fluids as well, at least 50-60 ounces of fluid a day. ...Read more

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My husband is a 26 year old and is experiencing rectal bleeding, stomach pains and constipation. What could be wrong?

My husband is a 26 year old and is experiencing rectal bleeding, stomach pains and constipation. What could be wrong?

Abdominal pain: Many possible etiologies
i would recommend a GI evaluation and or seeing a colorectal or general surgeon to run the appropriate diagnostic tests and place him on the correct medical regimen
could be as simple as fixing the constipation that is causing hemorrhoid bleeding. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody stool. The following also describe me: Painful bowel movements, Constipation, Rectal bleeding, and Blood on toilet tissue. Wh?

I am experiencing bloody stool. The following also describe me: Painful bowel movements, Constipation, Rectal bleeding, and Blood on toilet tissue. Wh?

Colitis?: These symptoms are typical of inflammation of the colon (colitis), rectum (proctitis), or both (proctocolitis). The most common cause is inflammatory bowel disease, e.g. ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, but there are other possibilities, including various infections. This is serious business; see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth.?

RECTAL BLEEDING: Requires diagnosis as soon as possible.......

The possibilities are too many to discuss on this platform.

Please seek "hands on" treatment immediately!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I have constipation and rectal bleeding, any recommendations?

Recommend medical: Evaluation to insure that there are no bleeding causes outside of constipation. Drink at least 64 ounces of water per day, exercise regularly, eat whole grains (vice crap carbs), strive to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fresh fruit per day. ...Read more

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45 years old man suffers from constipation n rectal bleeding approx 8 9 drops. After stool. On usg there is rectal wall thickening. Wht is probable dx?

45 years old man suffers from constipation n rectal bleeding approx 8 9 drops. After stool. On usg there is rectal wall thickening. Wht is probable dx?

Rectal wall thickeni: Hope usg means ultra sonogram. 45 y m with rectal bleed, constipation and rectal wall thickening needs lab cea, ct scan, colonoscopy with biopsy to r/o proctitis, u. Colitis. Crohn's disease and cancer. See your doctor. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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Had baby by C-section 10wks ago. Have bad constipation& I take 1 tsp konsyl daily. I've no relief& today I had rectal bleeding. What can I do abt it?

Had baby by C-section 10wks ago. Have bad constipation& I take 1 tsp konsyl daily. I've no relief& today I had rectal bleeding. What can I do abt it?

Several Options: Try consuming liquids only : And take a tablespoon of MOM and mineral oil every 12 hours. Should clean you out in 24-48 hours. If stool in rectum use a glycerine suppository or fleets enema from below. Do not eat solid food untlil you are completely cleaned out. Avoid getting constipation in the future by eating and drinking properly. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water daily. Eat a high fiber diet. ...Read more

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Having occasional rectal bleeding since july, 2012, usually every other month. Noticing thinner stools & constipation now. 19 years old. What's wrong?

Having occasional rectal bleeding since july, 2012, usually every other month. Noticing thinner stools & constipation now. 19 years old. What's wrong?

See your doctor: While occasional rectal bleeding may be related to hemorrhoids, the change in bowel habits is more worrisome. This could be a sign of colitis or other problems which may require treatment. I would suggest you see your doctor, who may refer you to a specialist. At your age, it is unlikely to be cancer, but not impossible. ...Read more

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TSH came 56 doc started Levothyroxine. Having severe constipation and rectal bleeding & pain since then. What should I do now before I get to my GP?

TSH came 56 doc started Levothyroxine. Having severe constipation and rectal bleeding & pain since then. What should I do now before I get to my GP?

Constipation: Hi. Your constipation is probably a result of your hypothyroidism, and should improve a lot as your thyroid function returns to normal on the l-thyroxine. In the meantime, get plenty of fluids and fiber in the diet. You could consider a stool softener like docusate sodium. Good luck! ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding enough to think it was menstration for 3 days with small blood clots. No constipation. Diarreah, no external hemorrhoids, no fissures?

Rectal bleeding enough to think it was menstration for 3 days with small blood clots. No constipation. Diarreah, no external hemorrhoids, no fissures?

Rectal bleesing: In the absence of the co ditions you mention, constipation, fissures, hemorrhoids, it is possible the blood is coming from insside the rectum. I recommend consulting with your doctor so the right investigation can be skne to locate the source of the blood. ...Read more

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Has rectal bleeding when she is constipated. Can this be a sign of colon cancer?

Has rectal bleeding when she is constipated. Can this be a sign of colon cancer?

Eval: Possible causes include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, infections or inflammation. Although rough, dry stool could lead to hemorrhoids or bleeding - you can not just assume that is the reason for bleeding. Get evaluated if more than a one time occurence. ...Read more

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Constipated since early teens, I'm 39 with rectal bleeding, d-sect is blocked even picolax doesn't work? Been impacted 6times, with failed barium enema

Constipated since early teens, I'm 39 with rectal bleeding, d-sect is blocked even picolax doesn't work? Been impacted 6times, with failed barium enema

See your doctor...: Your symptoms of chronic constipation and rectal bleeding warrant a lower GI evaluation by a gastroenterologist. There are remedies available for the chronically constipated by prescription so see a specialist for further guidance. Good luck! ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding pale pink colour not mixed in stool. Slightly constipated, straining occurred. Only a bit of blood. What is the cause of this?

Rectal bleeding pale pink colour not mixed in stool. Slightly constipated, straining occurred. Only a bit of blood. What is the cause of this?

Hemorrhoid or fissur: Most commonly a hemorrhoid or anal fissure cab cause bleeding hemorrhoid get better with psyllium seed by mouth softer stools and less staring for a bowel movement. A fissure will produce pain. If bleeding persists for more than a couple of weeks a rectal exam should b done ...Read more

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Spotty Rectal bleeding (pink) after a constipated bowel movement yesterday. Just smudges on underwear. No pain. Should I be concerned? What to do?

Yes: Take more fluids, prunes, stool softeners for now, and see Md for stool exam in a week or so, to be sure no occult continued bleeding.
May have been a one time item, BUT be sure.
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When I have a bowel movement that has hard bits in it (bit nails, nuts), it doesn't matter if it is hard or soft, I get itching and often rectal bleeding from hemorrhoids. Other than not being constipated, how can I relieve the itch from hemorrhoids?

When I have a bowel movement that has hard bits in it (bit nails, nuts), it doesn't matter if it is hard or soft, I get itching and often rectal bleeding from hemorrhoids. Other than not being constipated, how can I relieve the itch from hemorrhoids?

Itchy hemorrhoids: You might check about your fiber intake in your diet and how much water are you drinking daily. This should help to loosen your BMs. About the itch, you might try using a hemorrhoidal cream with steroids and do Sitz baths. ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding after bowel movement? Pale, almost pink blood and not mixed in stool, very small amount. Slightly constipated-straining occurred. Why?

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

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Hi. I have an issue with bleeding from rectum. No blood in stool, just when I wipe. There is also slight leakage. There is no pain, just slight discomfort at times. I did have a bit of constipation recently, but that was resolved. Please help.

Hi. I have an issue with bleeding from rectum. No blood in stool, just when I wipe. There is also slight leakage. There is no pain, just slight discomfort at times. I did have a bit of constipation recently, but that was resolved. Please help.

Anal problems: These can be quite common problems. A doctor may need to investigate if the problems persist or become worse. Significant bleeding, pain or more leakage would make me concerned. A GI doctor is probably best suited to help with these types of issues. Constipation should be managed and prevented at all costs - especially if things are already inflammed. You probably know to take alot of water/fruits ...Read more

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Does chronic abdominal pain, new constipation, rectal bleeding (4 times in 3 months, bright red blood) and tiredness mean it's probably cancer? I'm 27

Does chronic abdominal pain, new constipation, rectal bleeding (4 times in 3 months, bright red blood) and tiredness mean it's probably cancer? I'm 27

Need to examine: Bleeding in stool warrants an examination. It may be as simple as hemorrhoids, but you owe it to yourself to get checked out. Take fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless.
It is very unlikely that you have cancer.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I suffer from a constant fecal/rotten smell, people comment about it. I bathe 2x a day. Have had bouts of constipation/discomfort & bleeding in rectal?

I suffer from a constant fecal/rotten smell, people comment about it. I bathe 2x a day. Have had bouts of constipation/discomfort & bleeding in rectal?

Instestinal/stomach: Issues- See your physician for a comprehensive medical evaluation. THE CONSTIPATION MAY BE AN ISSUE; HOWEVER, YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE YOUR STOMACH AND BOWELS CHECKED. ...Read more

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