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Sandy Stool When You Wipe Bm
Constipation? stools hard like rabbit droppings once every other day bowel movement. Also slight spotting from vagina when wiping after straining?
Constipation war!: The best approach is to have a plan that you implement every day to avoid constipation. Generous (64+ oz/day) fluid (water) intake is most important, as is including fiber in your diet (particularly whole grains), & daily exercise. Psyllium supplements (such as metamucil) are very helpful & also can be used as a laxative. Often unclear where blood is coming from after straining. Review with doc ...Read more
Burning after bowle movement. Little blood in stools. Mucus blood on tissue paper. Stools constintly charging from diarea to loose stools very gassy?
Should get evaulated: Being a 26 y/o female, it is likely that you have irritable bowel syndrome and with the frequent loose stools can cause significant anal/perianal irritation, at times bleeding from it. If you have been having symptoms for yrs, ibs is likley. If this is new, something else maybe causing your symptoms such as ulcerative colitis etc..I recommend consulting your doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read more
Straining, bowel movement looked like rabbit droppings, feel incomplete but too hard to pass, dull abdomen pain, dark brown stool. Mild constipation?
5wks post hemorroidectomy.Today i was constipated and took miralax (polyethylene glycol). Stool hard painful to pass & bright bloody mucus when i wiped. Should i go to er?
Keep stool soft: No, but i would take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or some gentle laxative on a daily basis, and keep your self well hydrated. Also consider adding some fiber like a 'metamucil' or equivalent once a day to keep your bms soft and regular. If this happens and the bleeding continues, then you will need to have it checked out. A hemorrhoidectomy takes a while to get over. ...Read more
Blood when wiping after bowel movement. Not just a tinge. Not constipated, it was soft...answers? ER???
I sometimes see bright red blood on my toilet paper after passing stool and now it more frequently stings when I pee.
Blood: There may be hemorrhoids or a rectal fissure. Inflammation of the colon is less likely. Rectal blood is abnormal and should be evaluated by a physician. Discomfort on urination could be due to a bladder infection or inflamed/irritated urethra and urinalysis with a culture should be done as part of your evaluation. ...Read more
Intestinal bleeding: Any blood after or with bm is not normal. Get seen by a GI dr, . For an evaluation to ascertain where the bleeding is coming from, be it a hemorrhoid/fissure or something more serious. Best wishes. ...Read more
Sometimes when pooping there is blood dripping into toilet water and on toilet paper (NOT mixed in stool) it feels like ripping/tearing when going?
Hemorrhoids??: Are you straining to move your bowels? Are you constipated? You could most probably opened up a hemorrhoid and possibly caused a small tear in the wall of your rectum. It is essential to make an appt with your family physician to have a rectal exam now!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stool not properly formed feel incomplete bowl movement.Then i pass loose stool in mid morning and afternoon ?
Caramel colored mucus in stool and when I wipe after bowel movements...no pain at all...should I be concerned?
Stools: Try some OTC probiotics. If no relief, consult your PCP. ...Read more
Rectal Bleeding, but when urinating not defecating . Bright red and stomach cramps. Had diarrhea and loose stools so not straining at all.
All in the technique: One trick is to tear off two sheets and fold them over for double-ply. ...Read more
Immediately: This could be and very frequently is caused by GI bleeding...It does not tell you ,if , your are bleeding now or it's old blood...There are other causes but this must be checked NOW...Go to ER or Dr. And find out..You should not take a wait and see attitude ... ...Read more
After defecating hard stools i drank water and eventually defecated more hard, then normal and loose stools. Now I have gas. Normal?
Not worrisome: Perhaps you had a stool plug which has now passed. A "good news" is that you have not described bleeding per rectum. Changes in bowel pattern are however a "red flag" to doctors. Depending upon what is a "normal" stooling for you, please discuss your recent bowel irregularity with your doctor who can put it in perspective with the rest of your rx & medical history (with which we are un-aware). ...Read more
Hemorrhoids.: You likely have hemorrhoids or a fissure and that is causing the burning and blood when wiping. Constipation will worsen this. Try taking a bulk laxative like metamucil regularly and getting some preparation H! Drink plenty of water too. If not better in a few weeks, see an MD. ...Read more
Irritable bowel syndrome or fecal incontinence? I have constipation, a smell lingering, moist anus when i walk or sit, and anus feels loose when i sit
Fecal leakage?: Occasional incontinence of stool with fecal leakage is common, but loss of bowel control particularly without warning may signal a significant infection, inflammatory problem, maldigestive concern, or neurologic disorder. Sometimes, particularly in youths, the condition is behavioral. Alternatively, your odor problem is skin-related or neurologically-based (olefactory mis-sense). What's doc say? ...Read more
Little appetite, pasty colour, occ sore tummy, normal BM until yesterday passing wind with watery diarrhoea 6 times, passing urine often, see doc?
Go to bathroom pee or bm I wipe I get poop on paper constantly wiping to get clean fill toilet with paper not in underwear 53 yrs old How to stop it ?
Ihad a bm, i had to use my finger to remove stuck stool.I wiped and there was bright red blood. It took a few pieces if tp clean it up. What happened?
Hello, Can't: Accurately state cause of blood with information available. One cause of rectal bleeding is an anal fissure. However, a fissure causes usually severe pain with a bm ; you didn't mention pain (so doubt that). Your fingernails could cause trauma to delicate rectal tissue - so that might be a reason. If stool was stuck - it could be hard, dry and bulking - that can abraide tissues ; cause bleeding. ...Read more
About 1 month. every BM is very bloody. Bright red when I wipe. More than a fissure. Tried stool softeners but no relief.Should I be concerned?
Bloody stool: This requires immediate evaluation by gastroenterologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Cleanup after bm is very hard. Stool is brown, soft and formed. However always seems to be a lot to wipe and is mostly gathered at top of crack.Ideas?
Colonscopy found hemoroid. Years later I see what looks like faint pink & bright red stool toilet paper on first wipe but BM are normal brown.
9yo boy w/ blood on stool and blood on toiletpaper after wiping.No rectal pain w/BM but has a long history of constipated. 2nd BM only blood on wipe
Is it normal to have clear mucus discharge in your stool when you wipe within a few days of your period? Or could this mean something else?
Not much: If you are concerned about GI bleed you should get a set of three cards from a pharmacy and send stool samples to be tested for blood. ...Read more
My stool has been soft and with some green color to it, when i wipe there's some green slime to it?
Let me explain: Stool color is generally influenced by what you eat as well as by the amount of bile a yellow-green fluid that digests fats in your stool. Green food may be moving through the large intestine too quickly, such as due to diarrhea. As a result, bile doesn't have time to break down completely. Green leafy vegetables, green food coloring, such as in flavored drink mixes or ice pops, iron supplement. ...Read more
I ate like 11 Oreos earlier and I just had very dark stool - it looked near black in the bowl but brown when I wiped. No other symptoms. normal?
Stool color: it is all the coloring dye used on food products, that you saw in the bowl, well next time don't eat that many oreos. ...Read more
My stool was big and hard very dark colour but when I wiped it and stuff the marks were brown. Was stool just very dark brown? eaten lots of chocolate
Black, tarry stool?: If the stool is black and like hot tar consistency, it's possible that there is blood in the stool. Stool color varies dramatically with what foods you've eaten, dyes that may have been in processed food or in your case maybe even very large quantities of dark chocolate. ...Read more
Occasionally I have to wipe a kind of liquidy stool coating the outside of my anus. What is this?
Anal leakage/dischar: It could be from having weak sphincter muscles or mucusy discharge from hemorrhoids. Sometimes having large external hemorrhoids can also make it difficult to clean properly. You need a detailed anorectal exam including sphincter evaluation. Please see a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Rectal Bleeding: At 11yo probably a minor laceration-possibly from a large stool that caused irritation/inflammation. Possibly even a small hemorrhoid, but this should get better and resolve. If he continues to have rectal bleeding, even at 11yo, he needs to be seen and evaluated by the Dr. Best wishes. ...Read more
When i go to the toilet sometimes after I have a stool i wipe and there is an orange jelly on tissue what could cause this?
See a GI doctor: Need a lot more information, examination and tests on the stools. You should definitely be seen and make sure this is not blood. Good luck. ...Read more
When i pass stool there is a littl eblood when i wipe but non seems to be in the stool, it feels a little like glass when i go ?
Fissure: This is likely a fissure or a hemorrhoid. Try a bulking agent like meamucil for a few days and push fluids. Recheck with your doctor if symptoms not improving in a few days. ...Read more
Stool is not bloody but I've noticed blood when I wipe. Some pain that has been going down when I push. How serious could this be ?
Anal blood: This pattern of fresh blood on the paper not mixed with stool along with rectal discomfort is consistent with an anal fissure or hemorrhoids. Your physician or a proctologist can diagnose your problem. In the meantime keep your stools soft by taking colace , insert a rectal glycerin suppository as needed to ease bowel movements, apply warm soaks, pat dry and apply anusol ointment or preparation H. ...Read more
I have dark brown, sticky stools. also am bulimic. should i be concerned as it is hard to wipe clean as it is like an frosting consistency?
Bulimia IS a concern: Whether you've been Dx'd or just see it as a problem - it should be corrected as the effects can be serious - see a Eating Disorder therapist! But the stool might be related to foods you eat and/or gluten or lactose intolerance or other conditions. Here's info: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2013/02/14/normal-stool.aspx Washing like a bidet will help and have an exam. ...Read more
When I went to the toilet It was hard to push out and it got a stuck also when I wiped there was blood and there was blood on my stools too ?
Prob hemorrhoids: If you're not having any pain in your anus, it probably was a hemorrhoid that got irritated when you strained to have your bowel movement. An anal fissure can also bleed but hurts (like a paper cut down there!) If you've had hard stool, you should increase your fiber and water intake to keep your stools softer. A laxative may help if you don't get relief with the increased dietary fiber. ...Read more
Normal stool but when I wipe there is small amount of what looks like coffee grounds mixed in on TP last 3 days since small amount is this normal?
Not normal : Your description of coffee grounds is classic for bleeding which has occurred in the stomach and by the time it has reached the colon and rectum has oxidized and turned dark with coffee ground appearance. It implies there is something causing losing of blood from your stomach or soffit guess. It is important that you get this evaluated as soon as possible before it gets worse. Stop any aspirin or Motrin immediately. ...Read more
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