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Rectum Bleed Feces
Bright red blood covering stool/on toilet paper. Notice tear/cut near anus. Stings when wiping. Fissure? Cancer?
Fissure: Clinical lesions of the anal canal or perianal area present as an ulcerating lesion. While it is true that as stoll passes such lesions blood may be seen but excess blood usually from a benign source. When a cut or tear is seen near the anal canal blood is alsway present and lesion is noted a an anal fissure/ Conslervative management with warm sitz baths will allow complete healing. ...Read more
Yes: An anal fistula is an abnormal, infected channel (tract) with an internal opening in the anal canal and an external opening in the skin near the anus or rectum. Anal fistulae can present with many different symptoms: pain, discharge - either bloody or purulent, pruritus ani - itching, or systemic symptoms if abscess becomes infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Passing stool I've had rectum bleeding on toilet paper after wipe no blood and I've noticed on my stool theres blood anal fissure? or hemorrhoids ?
Blood in stool: Blood in the stool is called hematochezia, and there are several causes for this. Small amounts of bright red blood in the stool is commonly caused by damage to the blood vessels lining the rectum from constipation or other trauma. Rectal bleeding associated with large amounts of blood, weight loss, fever, vomiting, weakness, etc. is cause for concern and should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anal fissures: Anal fissures are due to abrupt stretching of anus either from foreign objects, or more commonly, constipation, in which case, stool softeners are key. That along w/plenty of fiber, fluids & physical activity are key to minimizing constipation. Once that's solved, no more anal fissures. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/anal-fissure/ds00762 for more info & options if necessary. ...Read more
Not likely: From the standpoint of the medical profession, black stools -called melena - are always assumed to be blood. Usually representing bleeding from stomach or "higher up" within the intestines. Colon bleeding usually is red. Unfortunately, bismouth containing medications can also cause black stool, but even with that type of product, one cannot be sure there is not bleeding also. Needs evaluation. ...Read more
Get examined: Any bleeding upon defecation is abnormal. Even occult blood (not obvious to your eyes) is abnormal. Not sure but sounds like you're asking about visible blood. Causes may include hemorrhoids, polyps, diverticulitis, infection, other disorders of the small/large intestine. Eating lots of tomato ad watermelon can also make feces look bright red. Visit your doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore anus after diar: sore anus and bleeding after diarrhea not uncommon and usually associated with irritation of hemorrhoids as a result of diarrhea. Over the counter remedy would be Preparation H (red label with hydrocortisone) twice daily up inside the rectum for 7 days. Of course if diarrhea continues, contact your doc. ...Read more
Do colon cancer polyps cause constant blood in the stool or intermittently? Do polyps only bleed when they're ruptured from straining passing stool?
Intermittent: Bleeding form polyps is intermittent and depends on the size and type of polyp. That is why yearly testing is recommended. You may consult this site for information about blood in stool. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-stool#1 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. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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
Maybe, but...: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more
Mostly No: While hemorrhoids that incur significant prolapse can cause bleeding and mucus, that occurs with moderate prolapse of the tissue. I typically associate bloody mucus with spme form of proctitis. This can be infectious or inflammatory and can represent only the tip of the iceberg. You need to be evaluated by a GI or a colorectal surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer