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I keep pooping blood what's wrong?

I keep pooping blood what's wrong?

Need evaluation: Could be hemorrhoids, chronic colitis or even malignancy. You should seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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


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When is wrong when you poop blood a lot?

When is wrong when you poop blood a lot?

No correct time: Bleeding in the poop is always a warning sign. Most conditions with bright red blood, usually on the surface, are benign but uncomfortable and sometimes scary such as fissures, and hemorrhoids. Blood can occur when there is lower bowel inflammation and rarely tumors. If there is consistent blood in or on your poop, you should see your family doctor for analysis. ...Read more

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I am pooping blood. It isn't uncomfortable, but I know something is wrong.?

I am pooping blood. It isn't uncomfortable, but I know something is wrong.?

See a GI doctor: Go see a gastrointestinal doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. This could be something serious. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do if I poop out blood, is there something wrong with me?

Can you tell me what to do if I poop out blood, is there something wrong with me?

You need tests.: This could be anything from a hemorrhoid all the way to colon or rectal cancer. You really need a colonoscopy. A doctor needs to look to see why you're bleeding. ...Read more

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I'm 19, lately I've been having quite a bit of blood after I poop, this goes away and comes back and I can't really decipher a pattern. What is wrong?

I'm 19, lately I've been having quite a bit of blood after I poop, this goes away and comes back and I can't really decipher a pattern. What is wrong?

Most likely....: ....You have hemorrhoids. These are swollen rectal blood vessels. This is a common problem as people age, if they're obese, have high blood pressure, or frequently strain with bowel movements. That said, you can be young and skinny and have normal BP and still get hemorrhoids. You still need to see a doctor, because there are other things that can do this, and some of them are dangerous. Be sure. ...Read more

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Blood in my poop. What could be wrong?

Blood in my poop. What could be wrong?

Red or black?: Red, most likely hemorrhoids. Black, possibly bleeding ulcer. Please see you primary care provider. ...Read more

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Once in a while I will have blood in the toilet after I poop not always tho... I'm also constapated a lot too what's wrong?

Once in a while I will have blood in the toilet after I poop not always tho... I'm also constapated a lot too what's wrong?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is never normal. It sounds however that your's is caused by constipation and probably large stools causing an irritation and "inflamation" of your lower intestines if you see 'red blood" in the toliet. Increasing fiber, fluids and maybe even a stool softener can help. However, even though it is probably constipation or hemorrhoids, you still need to see a GI dr. To get an eval! ...Read more

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Iv been pooping out blood for a couple days now what could be wrong with me?

Iv been pooping out blood for a couple days now what could be wrong with me?

Check it out: Blood in stool is a serious symptom and needs to be checked out by your physician. Don't delay or hesitate. ...Read more

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I have been vomiting and pooping blood what's wrong?

Please go to: The emergency room. This is not a good combination of symptoms -especially if the stool is liquid -like. ...Read more

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For last couple weeks, I've notice a little blood on my toilet paper after I poop, every now and then. Hurts a bit to poop. What's wrong? Emergency?

For last couple weeks, I've notice a little blood on my toilet paper after I poop, every now and then. Hurts a bit to poop. What's wrong? Emergency?

Blood: Two main causes for small amount of blood with painful bowel movement… anal fissure or external hemorrhoid. Not an emergency, but see a doctor to make certain of the diagnosis. Until bake to see one, increase fiber and water in diet to soften stool and avoid straining. ...Read more

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Every time I poop there is fresh red blood that comes out with my bum. What could be wrong?

See a Doctor...: Rectal bleeding is a sign of potentially a serious problem such as colon and rectal cancer. See your doctor. You would benefit from having a colonoscopy to diagnose the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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My daughter which is a 12 year old, has been pooping blood. What's wrong with her. Emergency room? She hasn't had her period.

My daughter which is a 12 year old, has been pooping blood. What's wrong with her. Emergency room? She hasn't had her period.

It could be from: Something simple like anal fissures from constipation, but call your pediatrician's after-hours line, give a detailed history of duration, amount, frequency, color, & systemic symptoms & ask if you should take her to a specific hospital's pediatric ER. She may need to see a pediatric gastroenterologist, depending on the history. Or, take her to a hospital pediatric ER & ask them to notify her Dr. ...Read more

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I have been pooping blood since I was 12 am now 39. Been to many doctors and specialists none have been able to find anything wrong except a high white blood count and a 1 degree fever.

I have been pooping blood since I was 12 am now 39. Been to many doctors and specialists none have been able to find anything wrong except a high white blood count and a 1 degree fever.

Bloody diarrea: Hi ~ you have an infectious diarrea. You must go to ER and deliver specimen of stool for C+S and parasites (shigella+salmonella and giardia +ELISA screen), and AFTER DELIVERING SPECIMEN, ask them to write script for CIPRO (ciprofloxacin) 500mg bidx20 till results back. See doc after that thanks ...Read more

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For the past 2 weeks my poop has a bit of blood in it, at first it was my anus felt like it was getting smaller and it was hard to poop now the blood. I thought it will pass, but I feel something is wrong and its a bit embarrassing to visit a doctor?

For the past 2 weeks my poop has a bit of blood in it, at first it was my anus felt like it was getting smaller and it was hard to poop now the blood. I thought it will pass, but I feel something is wrong and its a bit embarrassing to visit a doctor?

Possible fissure: This sounds like an anal fissure, which can be very painful. Internal hemorrhoids are possible too. You will need to visit your doctor to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. Nothing to be embarrassed about, doctors see this all the time. ...Read more

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64 yr old, pooping blood, high fever, vomiting, foam coming out of the mouth, eyes flipped. What's wrong? These are symptoms of what he has.

64 yr old, pooping blood, high fever, vomiting, foam coming out of the mouth, eyes flipped. What's wrong? These are symptoms of what he has.

See doctor: High fever, bloody bowel movements, and foaming at the mouth are extremely serious symptoms and he needs to be seen immediately. Take him to the emergency room or call 911 NOW ...Read more

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I have blood in the stool what is wrong?

I have blood in the stool what is wrong?

Bloody stool.: There are many things that can cause blood in the stool. Some are benign and some are not. It could be as simple as a hemorrhoid to as severe as colon cancer. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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And at the same time my stool is black sometimes it is mixed with blood. What could be wrong?

Black tarry stool: … Is a sign of internal bleeding and should be taken seriously. If this is occurring, I would go to the emergency room immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an infection, I found blood inside my stool after I took a doodle, is there something wrong with me?

Blood in stool: Blood in the stool is never normal. Sometimes it turns out to be due to causes that are of no consequence, but sometimes it could be due to serious issues, like inflammation, polyps, and cancer. It needs to be evaluated ASAP. You should see your doctor or a gastroenterologist immediately. Good luck. ...Read more

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My brother is 29 years old 45-50 pounds overweight, has the gout, and has had blood in his stool for the past week, what could be wrong?

My brother is 29 years old 45-50 pounds overweight, has the gout, and has had blood in his stool for the past week, what could be wrong?

Blood In Stool: This is common, especially in obesity. It is a hemorrhoid or also an anal fissure. If he has not had this before his family physician can examine him and teach him how to care for these problems at home. ...Read more

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Bleeding from my anus dark blood since thursday went to the doctors a month ago for it & he sent me home what's wrong? 14 year old female.

Bleeding from my anus dark blood since thursday went to the doctors a month ago for it & he sent me home what's wrong? 14 year old female.

Need evaluation: Anyone with recurrent GI bleeding should be further evaluated. It is unlikely to be cancer or diverticular bleeding, but polyps and avms are possible. Meckel's diverticulum commonly present with bleeding. Please go be re-evaluated. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my anus? I am suffering from irriation by my anus. I have severe itching everyday and believe there must be cuts down there as well because I see blood on the tissue paper after going number 2. There is a constant moistness (yellowness)

What is wrong with my anus? I am suffering from irriation by my anus. I have severe itching everyday and believe there must be cuts down there as well because I see blood on the tissue paper after going number 2. There is a constant moistness (yellowness)

Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night. ...Read more

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What is wrong when I have blood in my stool?

What is wrong when I have blood in my stool?

Multiple causes: There are multiple reasons to have blood in your stool. It could be from something simple like hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. Colitis, which is inflammation of the colon, can cause rectal bleeding, as can colon polyps or colon cancer, to name just a few. Blood in the stool can be very serious and should prompt a visit to your doctor so they can determine if further evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Fresh red blood coming with my stool, what's wrong?

Fresh red blood coming with my stool, what's wrong?

Possibly hemorrhoids: Given your age however I would see a Gastroenterologist about having a colonoscopy done just to make sure it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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I am passing mucus and blood but no stool. What is wrong?

Could be colitis: Colitis i'd inflammation of the colon lining ; can present as bloody mucous without stool. Let you doctor know and get referred to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood in my stool but it's not chronic, what could be wrong?

I'm having symptoms of blood in my stool but it's not chronic, what could be wrong?

Blood in stool.: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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My anus has been itching for weeks but I no blood or worms, just itchy. What could be wrong?

My anus has been itching for weeks but I no blood or worms, just itchy. What could be wrong?

Pruritis Ani: Pruritis in not related to worms per say. It is related to ph issues of the stool, trauma from increased wiping and aggressive cleaning and even chemicals from some otc therapy. Try local care with balneol otc and a barrier cream and increase the fiber in your diet or some insoluble fiber supplement for long term prevention. ...Read more

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My bro has a problem of blood discharge through anus. He has no constipation. What could be wrong?

My bro has a problem of blood discharge through anus. He has no constipation. What could be wrong?

Depending: On age, most common cause is constipation and hemorrhoids; however always concerned for colon pathology such as inflammation or colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer. You need to see a colon and rectal doctor or a GI doctor for a thorough evaluation and possible colonoscopy. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Black or blood in stool! How do I figure out what's wrong?

Black or blood in stool! How do I figure out what's wrong?

Melena?: Black, tarry, malodorous stool can be due to rectal bleeding (melena). You don't need to figure out the cause but you do need to see your physician promptly who will evaluated to determine the cause of your bleeding. You need med evaluation. ...Read more

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I have been having itching and possible chafing (a little blood when I wipe) mostly in the lower region of the vagina near the anus. What's wrong?

I have been having itching and possible chafing (a little blood when I wipe) mostly in the lower region of the vagina near the anus. What's wrong?

Many possible causes: Examples would be a vaginal infection, such as yeast or trichomoniasis, herpes; a problem in the rectum such as hemorrhoids; a vaginal fissure (like a paper cut). The best way to find out is to get an exam by an ob/gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What could be wrong if there is a large amount of blood found in your feces? I've had constipation problems since I was a toddler and 18 years later I'm still struggling with that problem. But recently I've been finding large amounts of blood in my feces

What could be wrong if there is a large amount of blood found in your feces? I've had constipation problems since I was a toddler and 18 years later I'm still struggling with that problem. But recently I've been finding large amounts of blood in my feces

Depending: On age, most common cause is constipation and hemorrhoids; however always concerned for colon pathology such as inflammation or colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer. You need to see a colon and rectal doctor or a GI doctor for a thorough evaluation and possible colonoscopy. Do not delay. ...Read more

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After I went poo this morning when I wiped there was lots of blood what's wrong?

Rectal bleeding: Bleeding from your rectum is never normal. It could be simple hemorrhoids to a type of inflammatory bowel disesae to something more serious. You need to see your dr. For an evaluation and may need a GI evaluation as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can be wrong with a person if they have blood in their stool?

Many things: Blood in the stool can be due to hemorrhoids, anal fissure, ulcers, or something more serious like cancer. You should see a doctor immediately to be checked. ...Read more

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Normal colonoscopy but blood in stool, what's wrong?

See below: The colon is so huge that sometimes the camera doesn't catch a small bleed. Colonoscopies are important to make sure you don't have inflammation in the colon and it rules out serious causes. You might have a blood vessel that bleeds on and off. Or it might be something in the anal area like a crack in the wall causing some bleeding when you wipe. Also the bleed could be from above the colon. ...Read more

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How would one know whether there was something very wrong with their bowels apart from pain or blood in stool?

Colonoscopy: Routine colonoscopy saves lives!
the most important time to find colonic cancer or precancerous polyps is when a person is asymptomatic.
This is the only screening test we have that not only detects a condition that can become cancer, but also gets rid of that condition at the same time! ...Read more

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19 year old girl, constant urge to empty bowls but nothig comes out, only mucus/blood but no stool. What's wrong with me...

19 year old girl, constant urge to empty bowls but nothig comes out, only mucus/blood but no stool. What's wrong with me...

Constipation: Symptoms suggest constipation. Increase water intake to a minimum of 8-10 large glasses of water a day. Eat foods rich in fiber such as fruits and vegetables (especially pears, prunes, salads). Try a stool softener regularly like miralax. One capful in a full glass of water twice a day until you have regular bowel movements ...Read more

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