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What does it mean when your bleeding from anal?

What does it mean when your bleeding from anal?

See doctor: Rectal bleeding is not normal and should always be evaluated. See a colorectal surgeon, who will do a complete evaluatin and examination, and can treat most causes of rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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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


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What does bleeding from the anus mean?

Many things: Bleeding from your anus could be from cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, hemorrhoids or some kind of trauma to the anal area to name a few. A direct visual exam and digital rectal exam or anoscopy are useful initial tests, and can be performed by your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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My mum is bleeding from from the anal what does that mean?

My mum is bleeding from from the anal what does that mean?

BRBPR: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants cause bleeding), get her evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean if you're bleeding from the anus?

Please explain what does it mean if you're bleeding from the anus?

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

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Does this anal bleeding mean i'm pregnant?

Anal bleeding: Has nothing to do with pregnancy. It needs to be checked out properly to determine the cause. Do not ignore the bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you are bleeding after anal sex?

What does it mean when you are bleeding after anal sex?

Not good: This suggests mucosal damage. This can substantially increase your risk of HIV / other std if not using condoms. Should give it a few days rest, then resume w/good lube & condoms (always). If constipated, you may be contributing to problem--consider stool softener (miralax (polyethylene glycol) / fiber gummies / prunes -- whatever you can take reliably). Steroid hemorrohid cream might help also. ...Read more

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What does anal bleeding during defecation mean after consuming spicy food?

What does anal bleeding during defecation mean after consuming spicy food?

Hemorrhoids: Like internal hemorrhoids, diverticulitis , collagenous colitis or proctitis. Stay away from spice foods, needles to say, see gastroenterologist for flex sigmoidoscopy, and check your liver function test ...Read more

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If I had some anal bleeding and paim for a couple weeks then it stopped, does that mean its not anal cancer?

If I had some anal bleeding and paim for a couple weeks then it stopped, does that mean its not anal cancer?

No: Most commonly people have hemorrhoids. However almost everyone with anal cancer thinks their bleeding is from hemorrhoids. You need an rectal exam and proctoscopy to make sure it's not anal cancer. Some risk factors would be history of regular anal sex or hpv virus or anal or genital warts. Even without these an exam is needed. ...Read more

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I had anal sex a few days ago. Now come and go diarhea and slight rectal bleeding. What does this mean?

I had anal sex a few days ago. Now come and go diarhea and slight rectal bleeding. What does this mean?

Anal sex: This is one way in which STDs and some organisms causing enteritis can be transmitted. There may also have been traumatic damage to the lining of the rectum. Suggest you go and get examined by a GI doctor or a colorectal surgeon. This should clear things up for you quickly. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I just got done having sex and it's my 5th time but i was bleeding. And it wasn't anal sex. So was does this mean?!?!?

Spotting : Bleeding with intercourse is common. Often this simply indicates an irregular period. Sometimes it indicates a sexually-transmitted disease of getting tested is certainly needed. An endometrial polyp is another possibility. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

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