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Dr. Andrea Brand
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What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

Dr. Andrea Brand
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid, polyp, to cancer. You will meed to see a health care provider to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
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What does it mean when i take a poop n there is blood all over it.. Its still a firm poop but when i poop theres blood that comes out?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
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What does it mean when i take a poop n there is blood all over it.. Its still a firm poop but when i poop theres blood that comes out?

Could be...: If you have constipation and straining to have a bowel movements, you could have hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Need to drink more liquids, eat more high fiber foods, add extra fiber in the diet like metamucil, avoid low fiber junk food.. See a doctor for an examination to be sure the bleeding is not from something more serious. ...Read more

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Dr. David Drewitz
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What does it mean when you use laxatives to poop and bright red blood comes out?

Dr. David Drewitz
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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What does it mean when you use laxatives to poop and bright red blood comes out?

Rectal bleeding...: Rectal bleeding is a sign of potentially a serious problem such as colitis or colon and rectal cancer. The most common explanation would be a internal bleeding hemorrhoid. See your doctor. The source of bleeding needs to be diagnosed and treated. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does it mean when a guy pees and poops blood?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What does it mean when a guy pees and poops blood?

Diagnosis not known: This man needs prompt medical evaluation.

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Dr. John Munshower
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If you see blood in your bottom while pooping what does it mean?

Dr. John Munshower
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If you see blood in your bottom while pooping what does it mean?

Blood in stool: It can mean several things from GI Inflammatory Bowel diseases, to serious medical conditions such as colon cancer, diverticular disease, to a simple hemorrhoid or laceration from a large stool, etc. At your age the hemorrhoid is more likely, but any blood in the stool needs to be clinically evaluated by the GI dr. to be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Marianne Finerman
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I am pooping out blood, plenty of it at times. What does this mean?

Dr. Marianne Finerman
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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I am pooping out blood, plenty of it at times. What does this mean?

See a Doctor: You could have hemorrhoids or something serious, so see your doctor. Stop all alcohol, aspirin, ibuprophen till then. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Ryan
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Blood in anus while pooping but no pain. What does this mean?

Dr. Robert Ryan
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Blood in anus while pooping but no pain. What does this mean?

Hemorrhoids?: Hemorrhoids can produce bright red blood during a bowel movement. These may be internal or external. They should be diagnosed by a physician if they have not been previously. Treatment can be via topical medication or they may require surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Leslie Leighton
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Bright red blood after pooping? What does this mean? I noticed it when I went to wipe myself

Dr. Leslie Leighton
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Bright red blood after pooping? What does this mean? I noticed it when I went to wipe myself

Probably fissure: suspect given your age is fissure at anal verge but if continues need evaluation by a gastroenterologist ...Read more

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Dr. You Sung Sang
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Hi im pooping blood what does that mean?

Dr. You Sung Sang
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Hi im pooping blood what does that mean?

Hemorrhoids : Try some stool softeners and steroid creams OTC. If not better, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Dr. David Vanderkin
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What does it mean when you have a kinda bright green poop with blood, not in it but on top of it?

Dr. David Vanderkin
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What does it mean when you have a kinda bright green poop with blood, not in it but on top of it?

Hemorrhoids: most like it is hemorrhoids

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