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What does it mean when you poop&lots of bright blood comes with poop?

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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Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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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 there's blood that comes out?

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 there's 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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What does it mean when your poop is sticky with blood?

What does it mean when your poop is sticky with blood?

IBD: As a 20 yo, my first concern would be inflammatory bowel disease, especially ulcerative colitis. It's unlikely that this is a malignant condition, but you really need to be seen soon for GI evaluation. Don't delay, and good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have bright green poop mixed in with blood?

What does it mean when you have bright green poop mixed in with blood?

Blood not normal: Bloody stools are not normal and should be evaluated by your doctor. Bright green poop may be caused by infection, excessive bilirubin, diet, or dyes in food. My son worried me when he had the most beautiful sea-foam green poop as a baby. We found out it was from his cousin's popcorn in the school colors-- blue and yellow. Regardless, you should see your doctor for an evaluation of the blood. ...Read more

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Pooping more blood than actual poop. What does that mean? What could it be?

Pooping more blood than actual poop. What does that mean? What could it be?

Bleeding per rectum: This is called GI bleeding and could be due to haemorrhoid or colon related problems. Please see a doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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This is the 3rd time when I poop I lose too much blood what does it mean and what to do?

This is the 3rd time when I poop I lose too much blood what does it mean and what to do?

See a doctor: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be investigated. Possible causes include hemorrhoids, fissure, colitis, and cancer. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi im pooping blood what does that mean?

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

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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Bright red blood after pooping? What does this mean? I noticed it when I went to wipe myself

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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I can't poop in three days and I just saw a blood? What does that mean?

I can't poop in three days and I just saw a blood? What does that mean?

Hemorrhoid?: One possibility is that you are constipated and have internal or external hemorrhoids. When hard stool passes by a hemorrhoid, it can cause it to bleed a small amount. If it doesn't resolve on its own within 1-2 weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a little bit of blood in my poop is this bad what could this mean?

No worries: Streaks of blood on bowel movement are usually due to irritation during straining to move bowels. Persistent bleeding or more than a tablespoon of bright red blood are things that should be checked out by your GP. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What does it mean when I poop and my behind is bleeding. Like blood dripping out alot?

What does it mean when I poop and my behind is bleeding. Like blood dripping out alot?

May be: It may be internal hemorrhoids but you need to see doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I went to the bathroom the first time to poop it was normal. But when I went the 2nd time it look like a little blood. What does that mean?

I went to the bathroom the first time to poop it was normal. But when I went the 2nd time it look like a little blood. What does that mean?

BRBPR: You may have painless hemorrhoids that started bleeding from straining the first time around and subsequently noticed it. Hemorrhoids are the most common cause of minimal painless bleeding. Fissures can also cause bleeding but usually have discomfort with defecation and wipe. Other causes are certainly possible which your doctor can discuss with you. Keep your stools soft and this may help. ...Read more

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Had a speck of blood after pooping. I have flesh sticking at the entrance of my anus. Does this mean I have a clot or tear? Will it bleed everytime?

Had a speck of blood after pooping. I have flesh sticking at the entrance of my anus. Does this mean I have a clot or tear? Will it bleed everytime?

Maybe and maybe: Many things can cause a small amount of rectal bleeding. Some also have some swelling. You did not mention pain. The most common cause of small volume painless bleeding is internal hemorrhoids. These tend to get worse and better depending on your diet and stools. Increase your water and fiber intake to keep your stool soft. If it does not improve in 1-2 weeks then see your doctor. ...Read more

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

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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If you see blood in your bottom while pooping what does it mean?

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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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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What does pooping blood clots mean?

What does pooping blood clots mean?

Go to ER: You are bleeding in your GI tract and this can be life threatening. Get off the computor and go to er now. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u poop out blood and have fever?

That is worrisome ;: May represent infection. Please seek med eval now. ...Read more

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What does pinkish blood on the toilet paper after you poop mean?

What does pinkish blood on the toilet paper after you poop mean?

Rectal Bleeding: That means you have bleeding from the rectum and it needs to be checked and you may need colonoscopy to find the cause. It may be hemorrhoids, colon polyp.Inflammatory bowel disease, constipation or cancer.
Any active rectal bleeding needs to be investigated. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I'm constipated and the poop is small but there's a lot of blood?

What does it mean if I'm constipated and the poop is small but there's a lot of blood?

Need to see Dr.: Bleeding rectally is never normal, so you need to see a dr., preferrably a GI specialist, and get an evaluation urgently if there is a lot of blood. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have been digesting alot of blood and what I mean by alot of blood I mean the water is dark red and their is only a little bit of poop?

I have been digesting alot of blood and what I mean by alot of blood I mean the water is dark red and their is only a little bit of poop?

Blood needs check-up: Bleeding from the GI tract (whether identified via mouth or rectum, whether visible in stool or found on fecal occult blood test) is never normal. Even "a little bit" of bleeding deserves evaluation to identify source--your bleeding as described sounds quite concerning. Please seek medical attention without delay. ...Read more

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What does it mean to poop blood clots?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated promptly! ...Read more

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What does it mean if you poop blood clots?

Rectal Bleeding: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop blood and feel lightheaded?

What does it mean when you poop blood and feel lightheaded?

See md: It is not normal to have blood in your bowel movements and if you are dizzy you may have ore blood loss than you realize. If you are passing small bits of blood see family md asap but if large amounts and you are feeling weak, lightheaded or dizy go to er. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop big blood clots?

What does it mean when you poop big blood clots?

Many things: Blood clots suggest old blood. This can come from hemorrhoids or diverticulosis or a blood vessel. You should probably follow-up with a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you find a blood clot when you poop?

Possible hemorrhoids: Blood clots in stool are usually the result of bleeding in the lower or upper intestinal tract. Occasionally, blood clots in stool come from small hemorrhoids or minor tears in anal tissue. Any signs of blood in the stool should be cause for concern and investigated as promptly as possible. ...Read more

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What does. It mean when my stomach is burning nd then. I poop nd wipe. My self nd. There's a.Little bit of blood?

What does. It mean when my stomach is burning nd then. I poop nd wipe. My self nd. There's a.Little bit of blood?

Rectal bleeding: It means that a medical evaluation is in order. Causes of rectal bleeding can include hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, intestinal infection or inflammation or cancer. The abdominal pain makes it more worrisome. Take care. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your lower abdomen is tender and sore and you see some blood in your poop?

What does it mean if your lower abdomen is tender and sore and you see some blood in your poop?

Means u need to CMD: Don't know you. May simply be constipation and bleeding from hemorrhoids, or...Could be more serious things like inflammatory bowel disease, infection, poor blood flow, tumors, cancer. Need to see a doc, get examined. ...Read more

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I have been vomiting one week, im on 4th pack of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and im taking motilum for my stomach, yesterday I saw my poop black, but no blood. What does it mean?

I have been vomiting one week, im on 4th pack of Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) and im taking motilum for my stomach, yesterday I saw my poop black, but no blood. What does it mean?

Domperidone: The fda has recommended that this drug not be used. From your description it sounds as if you may be having upper gastrointestinal bleeding, possibly from an ulcer or other lesion. Truly black stools may be a reflection of old blood and should be tested to see if this is why the stools are black. Would strongly recommend that you be seen by a GI doctor as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have hives on my neck and hands sore throat and blood in my poop?

See below: Without having an exam, it would be difficult to know for sure. However, it almost sounds like hand, foot, and mouth disease, a common illness caused by a virus. Best to see your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when blood and clots are in your stool?

Evaluation: Can be several different things - some serious others not. Either way formal evaluation needed. In the differential - hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, cancer, ibd or avms. ...Read more

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I'm 50 years of age what does it means a when blood comes out your penis and anus?

I'm 50 years of age what does it means a when blood comes out your penis and anus?

Help for BIG trouble: Your symptoms are not to be ignored--they are a warning sign that something may be very wrong. Please see my many healthtap answers on the subject of what causes bleeding. Your doctor will want to consider a variety of possibilities like bleeding diathesis, colo-vesicular fistula, significant trauma, radiation-related injury, excessive anti-coagulant use. Your problem sounds urgent--get help now. ...Read more

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Do black spots in stool mean blood?

Do black spots in stool mean blood?

Sometimes...: Black spotting may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Silver-colored stool suggests bleeding from the biliary tree. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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