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Blood in toilet and on toilet paper after using restroom. 11 yrs old?

Blood in toilet and on toilet paper after using restroom.  11 yrs old?

See doc: There are multiple causes for the symptoms you are describing ranging from hemorrhoids to inflammatory diseases of the GI tract. I would recommend having the child see their health care provider where a careful medical history and physical exam can be performed. ...Read more

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Bright red blood on toilet paper?

Bright red blood on toilet paper?

Rectum/lower colon: Red blood means the source is near the end of the GI tract. Hemriods (sp=phonetic) r a common cause. Internal hemmie's r 1's u can't c. U r about due 4 a colonoscopy. C a lower GI md & schedule 1 and it will give u the answer. ...Read more

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Bright red blood covering stool/on toilet paper. Notice tear/cut near anus. Stings when wiping. Fissure? Cancer?

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

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Pink color on toilet paper after wiping. No lumps.No straining. Not in stool or on fecal matter. Noticed after applying toilet paper with warm water.

Pink color on toilet paper after wiping. No lumps.No straining. Not in stool or on fecal matter.  Noticed after applying toilet paper with warm water.

Prob hemorrhoid: Probably hemorrhoid but aggressive wiping or using fragrant or cheap toilet paper can irritate perianal area, yeast infection, folliculitis, anal cancer, anal fissure, rectal ulcer, proctitis and anorectal cancer are possibilities. Anoscopic exam or proctosigmoidoscopy (or full colonoscopy) can visualize area and confirm diagnosis. ...Read more

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Inside labia tears often from just using toilet paper to wipe.

Inside labia tears often from just using  toilet paper to wipe.

Please see you gyn: May be getting atrophic or thinned out may need topical estrogen to build up tehetissue to the way it used to be , your gyn will be able to tell. ...Read more

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I was cleaning up the water mixed with urine &toilet paper that spilled out from my toilet bowl.The dirty water splashed onto my face.Can it infect it?

I was cleaning up the water mixed with urine &toilet paper that spilled out from my toilet bowl.The dirty water splashed onto my face.Can it infect it?

Not usually: If you have any breaks in your skin, you can be at risk but that usually is a long shot. I would wash your face with face wash or soap. Make sure your eyes get cleaned as well. You should be infection free. ...Read more

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Trace of blood on toilet paper hemorrhoids or cancer?

Trace of blood on toilet paper hemorrhoids or cancer?

Could be either.: Very good idea to get evaluated by your primary doctor. If needed, he/she may refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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Is sperm still alive when absorbed by toilet paper?

Is sperm still alive when absorbed by toilet paper?

See answer: Sperm cannot live outsideside of a warm, moist environment very long at all and will die within a few minutes and/or once the sperm/semen has dried. ...Read more

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Constipated | Today passed a normal brown coloured stool although light red blood turned toilet water red and blood also on toilet paper when wiped ?

Constipated | Today passed a normal brown coloured stool although light red blood turned toilet water red and blood also on toilet paper when wiped 
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Small bleeding: Being constipated and passing a hard stool can cause minor trauma to the lining of the rectum and anus. Other causes of a small amount of blood can be from hemorrhoids. At your age, it is unlikely to be anything more significant. If you have prolonged bleeding or prolonged pain you may want to seek out a physician to perform a rectal exam or a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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There's small amount of blood on toilet paper when wiping.?

There's small amount of blood on toilet paper when wiping.?

Rectal Bleeding: That means you have bleeding from the rectum and it needs to be checked and you may need colonoscopy to find the cause.It may be hemorrhoids, colon polyp.Inflammatory bowel disease, constipation or cancer. Any active rectal bleeding needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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Can I get AIDS from masturbating with toilet paper and a ziplock bag? Ziplock bag and toilet paper did not contain any blood. Still worried.

No risk: HIV is a virus transmitted from one person to another. You cannot get it except by sexual contact or exposure to the blood of someone else who already has HIV. Same for all other STDs. Absolutely no risk. ...Read more

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When spraying water from hand held bidet to clean anus and penis hole in toilet does water enter the blood stream in anus or penis from bidet spray?

When spraying water from hand held bidet to clean anus and penis hole  in toilet does water enter the blood stream in anus or penis from bidet spray?

Low pressure, low...: Low pressure means low risk of fluids getting into one's body; means no worries. Low water pressure would be similar to taking a bath, where the tap water is presumed clean and safe. Also, a person can spray from a hand-held bidet at 45-90 degrees with respect to any bodily openings... which means avoid aiming directly into a bodily hole, but rather aiming at a 45-90 degree angle. ...Read more

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Does toilet paper cause colon cancer?

Does toilet paper cause colon cancer?

Toilet paper Ca?: Never heard this one before. What kind of crap are you reading? I recommend using uptodate.com for medical information and nothing else. Beware of becoming a cyberchrondriac. ...Read more