Top
10
Doctor insights on: Stop Rectal Bleeding

Share
1

1
How can you stop constipation & rectal bleeding?

How can you stop constipation & rectal bleeding?

Constipation : Maybe a chronic problem . Have to take stool softeners drink lots of fluids, may need senekot(although not recommend to use for long time) but, for the rectal bleeding that may be due to straining you should have a doctor take a look and may even need a colonoscopy. ...Read more

Dr. Jason Campbell
169 doctors shared insights

Rectal Bleeding (Definition)

Rectal bleeding is a symptom in which a person has blood coming out of his anus, either during bowel movements (when he poops) and/or at other times. The bleeding can be from ...Read more


2

2
Do colon cancers continue to bleed or do they stop? Haven't had rectal bleeding for over a year but did have bright red rectal blood before. I'm 26.

Do colon cancers continue to bleed or do they stop? Haven't had rectal bleeding for over a year but did have bright red rectal blood before. I'm 26.

Typically yes: If the bleeding you had one year ago was due to colon cancer, you would have had a number of progressive symptoms by now, so i wouldn't worry (plus colon cancer is very uncommon at age 26). If however bleeding recurs or persist have it evaluated. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
3

3
IFOBT test Dec 2014, no occult blood. April 2nd, 2015 minor rectal bleeding, stop 1 day after. April 17th, 2015 started again. I'm 22. Colon cancer?

IFOBT test Dec 2014, no occult blood.  April 2nd, 2015 minor rectal bleeding, stop 1 day after. April 17th, 2015 started again. I'm 22. Colon cancer?

Possibly hemorrhoids: most rectal bleed is usually from hemorrhoids, cancer is extremely rare especially at this age, but needs to be ruled out, therefore a specialist either general surgeon or gastroenterologist is necessary. ...Read more

4

4
My boyfriend is 46 the past year or so he has been having bouts of rectal bleeding. It will roughly go on for a few days then stop for a few weeks the?

My boyfriend is 46 the past year or so he has been having bouts of rectal bleeding. It will roughly go on for a few days then stop for a few weeks the?

Needs evaluation.: While most bouts of rectal bleeding are related to hemorrhoids or rectal fissures (tears), there are more serious considerations. I always think: "what's the worst this could be?" i rule that out and move on down the list. I think a colonoscopy to look at the colon and make sure he does not have a colon cancer is the first step. I don't want to alarm you here, but I do think he should be checked. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
I have excessive rectal bleeding ( hemmoroid) without defecation is it possible ? And to stop the bleeding ?

I have excessive rectal bleeding ( hemmoroid) without defecation  is it possible ? And to stop the bleeding ?

POSSIBLE: DEPEND ON YOUR AGE MY FIRST CONCERN WILL BE WHEN DID YOU HAVE A COLONOSCOPY LAST. my second question if you had it in the last 1-2 years is,when did you see a physician last for an examination,hoping for last six month answer. either way ,again depend on your age,what do you mean by excessive,how much,and for how long. most of the rectal bleeding are scary and impressive. see a doctor. ...Read more

6

6
Without a doubt red Bull is the cause of some rectal bleeding i am having i just want to know should i stop drinking it and should i see a doc?

 Without a doubt red Bull is the cause of some rectal bleeding i am having i just want to know should i stop drinking it and should i see a doc?

See a physician: The main ingredient in Red Bull is caffeine.One can has 80 mg of caffeine, although in some countries it may contain more. Caffeine won't cause rectal bleeding, per say, although it may cause frequent bowel movements at high dose in some individuals, which could cause any internal hemorrhoids to bleed.***You should stop drinking it and see a physician to be sure nothing serious is causing bleeding ...Read more

7

7
How serious is rectal bleeding?

How serious is rectal bleeding?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is often due to hemorrhoids. However, there are other causes that are very serious including cancer. In general, rectal bleeding should be discussed with your doctor and perhaps be consulted for a colonoscopy, especially if you are near the age of 50. http://www.laendo.net/english/gastrointestinal-bleeding. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
What does rectal bleeding mean?

What does rectal bleeding mean?

Depends: If you are having persistent bleeding from your rectum, you need to get it checked. While hemorrhoids are a common cause of rectal bleeding, your physician may decide to pursue other diagnoses. Getting a full history and physical exam will guide the decision. Are you having symptoms like dizziness or passing out? Is the blood bright red or dark? These are questions that need to be answered. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
9

9
What can cause rectal bleeding?

What can cause rectal bleeding?

Many possibilities: Hemorrhoid, anal fissure, anal fistula, draining peri-rectal abscess, colitis, colon polyps, bleeding stomach ulcers, bleeding colon diverticula, colon vascular malformation, colon or rectal cancer, and maybe others. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
What can cause rectal bleeding ?

What can cause rectal bleeding ?

Numerous: From hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, to polyps, tumors benign or malignant. Also meckel's diverticulum, and upper GI sources such as ulcers and gastritis and tumors benign or malignant. No bleeding is normal. Get properly evaluated by a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon or at least by your primary care doctor. Do not ignore rectal bleeding. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Alan Patterson
2,219 doctors shared insights

Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more