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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?

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 didn't face this prblmearl?

when I went for motion, in the last of motion red blood has came out from anus, but I didn't 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

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Dr. Yesterday and today I found white jelly like liquid slightly red (blood mix in some parts of jelly) discharging from anus with stool. .....

Dr. Yesterday and today I found white jelly like liquid slightly red (blood mix in some parts of jelly) discharging from anus with stool. .....

See a GI doctor: And do this soon. This can be infectious, inflammatory bowel disease, tumor, and so on and so on. Go see somebody soon and be evaluated. Hope this clears up quickly, but even if it does not you should undergo an evaluation and make sure there is nothing requiring intervention.. ...Read more

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Every time I use the washroom and wipe, there is bright red blood when I wipe from my anus. It's every bathroom visit, no constipation or trauma.?

Every time I use the washroom and wipe, there is bright red blood when I wipe from my anus. It's every bathroom visit, no constipation or trauma.?

Need exam: Chances are this is hemorrhoid bleeding, but it requires an exam and some questioning to determine whether you need colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I have 5 small black/blue freckles around my anus. I have had hemorrhoids in the past & more recently red blood after wiping. Also, IBD symptoms. Help?

I have 5 small black/blue freckles around my anus. I have had hemorrhoids in the past & more recently red blood after wiping. Also, IBD symptoms. Help?

Proctologist: I find that a proctologist is much better qualified and more interested in treating anal and hemorrhoidal problems, but a gastroenterologist is best to evaluate and treat issues concerning IBD or IBS. ...Read more

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44wf. For the last 2wks bright red blood on my stool. (on and off) itchy around anus. Worried!

44wf. For the last 2wks bright red blood on my stool. (on and off) itchy around anus. Worried!

Common symptom: Your symptoms are common, and I suspect you may have hemorrhoids. Even if you are not having pain, you can still have hemorrhoids which can be irritated when you have a bowel movement and can cause bright red bleeding in your stool. You should share these symptoms with your regular PCP. An in office exam can provide a quick easy answer, and provide you with treatment options if needed. ...Read more

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I get really hard stool which cause an itchy on the outer face of anus! Blood is fresh red in color?

Hard stool blood: Likely hemorrhoids or a small fissure. Should drink plenty of fluids 2-3 liters/day 1/2 water, 1/2 gatorade, eat lots of fiber, avocados, barley, oats, lentils, brown rice, kale, strawberries / f/U with doctor/urgent may benefit form anusol for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What does it mean if when I go #2 my anus hurts really bad, bright red bleeding occurs and bright red blood on my stool? And how to treat it?

What does it mean if when I go #2 my anus hurts really bad, bright red bleeding occurs and bright red blood on my stool? And how to treat it?

Fissure: This could all be due to an anal fissure that hurts and bleeds with a bm. Another possibility is a thrombosed hemorrhoid. Get examined and in the meantime apply warm soaks and use glycerin suppositories to lubricate the anal region. Take a stool softener so that stool won't be too hard. ...Read more

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Sometimes it looks like my son has bright red blood in his stool. He eats tomato and red pepper every day. Can I assume it's from that? Anus is fine

Sometimes it looks like my son has bright red blood in his stool. He eats tomato and red pepper every day. Can I assume it's from that? Anus is fine

Those foods coming: Through into the stool may appear as blood. It would be best to get a sample and have it tested for blood to be sure. His doctor should be able to help you with that. ...Read more

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Small red dry fleck from anus sometimes. Mostly when pooping. The fleck is like chilli powder and does not smear on paper. Does this seem to be blood?

Small red dry fleck from anus sometimes. Mostly when pooping. The fleck is like chilli powder and does not smear on paper. Does this seem to be blood?

That is unclear: If you have hydrogen peroxide solution and it immediately reacts turning the redness to clear, then blood is more likely. Even so that doesn't prove that these things are blood. If you can see a doctor, he or she can perform an exam and test your stool for blood. That is probably the safest thing to do. ...Read more

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I have a huge red solid lump on my anus, horribly sore, no puss or blood. Please help?

I have a huge red solid lump on my anus, horribly sore, no puss or blood. Please help?

Sounds like a hem...: ...Morrhoid. Your description sounds like an inflamed hemorrhoid. I would suggest warm soaks (sitz baths) 3 or 4 times a day, keeping stools soft, and local anesthetic cream such as prep h. If no better in 2 or 3 days then you need someone to take a look. ...Read more

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Pain and bright red blood on toilet paper after stool. And a lump on anus. What's wrong?

Sounds like: A prolapsed hemorrhoid... You may want to try a common over the counter treatment, such as preparation-h or similar for a few days... If severely painful or not improving you may need a procedure to remove the hemorrhoid. Avoid straining with bowel movements and take a stool softener daily. See you doctor if not improving. ...Read more