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Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

Anal bleeding : what do I do? Is it serious? I am an 18 year old male, and this has happened about 3-5 times now. I have anal bleeding, and it always passes as bright red blood, like that of an anal fissure. I do not share symptoms with anal fissure thoug

You : You may be dealing with an internal hemorrhoid. These are usually painless and can cause quite a lot of bleeding. On the other hand rectal polyps, tumors, and like you stated fissures can be the cause amongst other things. You really need to see a doctor for this problem. You will need a rectal exam, stool testing for blood, and a test to make sure you are not anemic due to all the bleeding. Your doctor may also want additional tests based on your history and exam. I know you probably don't want to see a doctor for a rectal exam, however it is in your best interest to get a diagnosis and prompt treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Bright, red blood from anus...Constipation? I'm only twenty, but colon problems are known in my family (colon cancer, polyps). Should i go to gi, or?

Bright, red blood from anus...Constipation? I'm only twenty, but colon problems are known in my family (colon cancer, polyps). Should i go to gi, or?

Bleeding, pain: Intl hemorrhoids can give u bleeding with a bowel movement, blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. Other things that could cause bleeding are best evaluated with colonoscopy. Usually you would get this at 50 years old. But if there is a strong history of colon ca in the family you should get a scope 10 years before the age at which the youngest realtive got ca. Get one now if bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm having bloody stools, diarrhea, bright red blood from anus in underwear, and sometimes cramps ?

I'm having bloody stools, diarrhea, bright red blood from anus in underwear, and sometimes cramps
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Best to get checked: I would suggest making an appt with your doctor soon. This could be symptoms of an infection from something you ate or drank (like salmonella for example). It could be a condition called inflammatory bowel disease (like Crohn's). If you develop fever or outright abdominal pain, go to urgent care or the ER. If not, see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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Hi, i have a large amount of bright red blood coming from anus that start yesterday. 4 weeks ago I was prescribed imiquimod cream for anal warts. help?

Hi, i have a large amount of bright red blood coming from anus that start yesterday. 4 weeks ago I was prescribed imiquimod cream for anal warts. help?

Rectal bleeding: There are many causes of rectal bleeding, some of them serious. It might be a minor problem, but don't take the chance: see a doctor, preferably the one treating your anal warts. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dark brownish blood coming from anus when i exercise or run I have a lot of dark brown/red blood from the anus. I have no problem defecating it is not painful and no straining. A few years ago i had an operation and they removed lots of polyps (non-cance

Dark brownish blood coming from anus when i exercise or run I have a lot of dark brown/red blood from the anus. I have no problem defecating it is not painful and no straining.  A few years ago i had an operation and they removed lots of polyps (non-cance

Hello. : Hello. I can understand why you are concerned. Rectal bleeding is not normal. I recommend that you advise your doctor or a general surgeon. At this point you need to be medically evaluated to determine the source of your bleeding. After that is identified your doctor or surgeon will be able to provide you with treatment recommendations. Take care. ...Read more

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I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes? Should I be worried?

I occassionally get tiny bright red blood spots on tissue from anus. Causes?  Should I be worried?

Likely benign: Given your age and the minimal amount of blood this is most likely related to hemorrhoids/ perianal skin fragility. If you have a significant family history of colon cancer/ inflammatory bowel disease make sure you mention it to your PCP at the next well visit. An exam of the perianal area/rectal during the same visit will probably answer your question. ...Read more

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when i went for motion, in the last of motion red blood has came out from anus, but i didnt face this prblmearl?

 when i went for motion, in the last of motion red blood has came out from anus, but i didnt face this prblmearl?

Blood in BM: Motion meaning Bowel Movement (BM), with blood is never normal. You need to be checked asap for possible causes that may be serious like an internal GI Bleed. Simple issues may be hemorrhoidal, but you still need eval. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had a harder than normal Bm today and there was bright blood streaked on it. Looked and saw a red tear or cut at the opening of the anus. What is it?

Had a harder than normal
Bm today and there was bright blood streaked on it. Looked and saw a red tear or cut at the opening of the anus. What is it?

Anus fissure: The skin of the anus can tear during a hard bowel movement. It should heal in a day or two provided bowel movements are soft - increase water intake and fiber intake. Sitting in a warm bath can also soothe irritation and keep the area clean ...Read more

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Anus discomfort and bright red blood when I have a bm?

? Hemorrhoids: Your description is most consistent with hemorrhoids but other issues can cause this problem. Go see a GI doctor. ...Read more

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There is a red discharge coming from my anus, it's not blood because it tastes sweet. What could it be?

There is a red discharge coming from my anus, it's not blood because it tastes sweet. What could it be?

Anal Fissure: It is blood. Blood has sugar in it. You have a tear in your rectum. If there is ongoing bleeding, pain or a fever you must be seen by your physician. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has chrons, he had surgery back in 2000 and hasn't really had any problem till now he is passing bright red blood out his anus. ?

My boyfriend has chrons, he had surgery back in 2000 and hasn't really had any problem till now he is passing bright red blood out his anus. ?

See the doctor.: Crohn's is a chronic illness which has remissions and relapses. Close follow up with Gastroenterologist/ Surgeon team is essential to keep condition under control. There are also new immunotherapy treatments to decrease relapse rate available for Crohn's depending on patient's individual condition. This finding merits follow up with his doctor. ...Read more

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Need help. When i defecate there are blood tinge. I mean it's red. Experienced this for almost a week now. Then i experience itchiness in anus. TY.

Need help. When i defecate there are blood tinge.  I mean it's red.  Experienced this for almost a week now.  Then i experience itchiness in anus. TY.

See your doctor: Rectal bleeding can be cause by bleeding hemorrhoids or small tears called anal fissures. Follow up with your doctor if your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Could feeling my pulse in my anus after physical activity be a sign of hemmeroids or fissure ? Sometimes blood in bowl also bright red.

Could feeling my pulse in my anus after physical activity be a sign of hemmeroids or fissure ? Sometimes blood in bowl also bright red.

Could be hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are blood vessels, usually veins, in the anorectal area. They can get swollen kind of like varicose veins on ones legs. They can also be responsible for bright red blood with a bowel movement. A fissure can have some blood on the toilet tissue but is associated with more pain. ...Read more

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Blood in papel when clean my anus, itch, burns, little hurt, skin little bumps and a red gland in center of anus, hemoorroid? O and dificult to do #2

Blood in papel when clean my anus, itch, burns, little hurt, skin little bumps and a red gland in center of anus, hemoorroid? O and dificult to do #2

Rectal itching: Typically when people have hard bowel movements it may cause some trauma to the anus and surrounding tissue. This can be helped by increasing fiber and liquids in your diet. Cleaning with witch hazel or personal hygiene pads may help. If bleeding is more than just in tissue then you should be seen. Also if this does not improve or worsens. ...Read more

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Why does mucus often come out of my anus after a bowl movement, and why is there a small amount of bright red blood?

IBD: I am suspicious you have some form of inflammatory bowel disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the intestinal tract, both small and large bowel. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are forms. You need to seek an evaluation. I may be wrong, but even so you should not be passing bright red blood. Good luck. ...Read more