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Why Do I Bleed When I Poop
Rectal bleed: Most likely you have constipation ( hard stools) causing hemorrhoids to bleed. Is is advisable to see a gastroenterologist or proctologist ( specialist in disorders of the rectum) to confirm the diagnosis and rule out more ominous disorders like rectal/ colon cancer. Increase fiber & water. Stool softeners & laxatives ...Read more
Get checked: Causes of bleeding per rectum include hemorrhoids, diverticular disease, anal fissures, colon cancers, av malformations, or upper GI bleeding causes. Follow with a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
March 13 was my last appetite suplement pill that i took. 3/14 & today i bleed when i poop (only poop 1 a day) can it be because i stopped taking it?
I lost 8 pounds in a month, been weak, vision goes away once in a while, can't eat like normal. And now I bleed when I poop and it hurts. Is it normal?
Get evaluated please: While your symptoms are not, it is normal to be concerned about your health and to worry why you feel bad. Whatever the cause of your distress, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek help from a doctor. That being said, I would be most concerned about ruling out inflammatory bowel disease given your age and presentation. ...Read more
Why did i bleed when i poop? It hurts when i first took the initial poop and i started to bleed bright red. I don't think i see blood stools in the poop and it was difficult to tell. After i finished and wipe the blood was thick and sort of dark.
There are a couple of possiblities with painful bright red blood with bowel movements. You could have actually developed a anal fissure (tear in the skin) of your anus from the difficult bm. It would look like a rip in the skin. The other possibility is a thrombosed(clotted) external hemorrhoid which would appear as a painful purplish lump on your anus.
Either way, a high fiber diet, using medicated wipes (tucks), and avoiding heavy lifting or straining would be beneficial. If pain is not improved, you probably should see your physician or a colorectal surgeon for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Blood in Stool: Blood in the stool can point to a variety of issues, from a common hemorrhoid, various infectious diseases, colitis, anal fissure, or bleeding from another source higher in the GI tract. Read the common causes: http://www.Webmd.Com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-stool. You need to make an appointment as soon as possible with your doctor or a gastroenterologist to get to the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Intermal Hemorrhoids: Rectal bleeding is a serious concern. Depending on your age, the two major surgical concerns are internal hemorrhoids and possibly malignancy. Other factors matter, i.e. - dark red v bright red bleedings, bleeding noticed on paper v blood with the stool. Either way - a visit to your doctor is needed. ...Read more
Constipation: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active with regular exercise. There are a number of over the counter laxatives that can be taken orally to help pass retained fecal matter. Get rectal bleeding checked. ...Read more
Sometimes: During labor, especially when pushing, you can cause hemorrhoids to worsen. If you have internal hemorrhoids then can bleed easily when you have a bowel movement. You should check with your doctor to see if you have internal hemorrhoids as there are medications which can help. ...Read more
The most important question is that have you had colonoscopy? At your age it is very important to make sure that this is not rectal cancer.
The most common causes of your symptoms are anal fissure, anal fistula, hemorrhoids, colitis (inflammation of the colon), anal warts, anal cancer and several other diseases. I think you should see a colorectal surgeon to examine the anus. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids : This is a condition where the veins in the rectum have been traumatized and have become enlarged and inflamed.Treatment may include: sitz bath, epsom salt in warm water to soak your anus, stool softeners, more water intake, exercise, and more fiber in your diet.This is not a trivial disease:get on board with an active treatmeat plan. ...Read more
Get this checked.: Probably the most common causes of rectal bleeding are hemorrhoids and fissures (tears in the skin of the rectum). But don't take my word that this is why you are having bleeding. Rectal bleeding is a concern that should be taken seriously. Your care provider may refer you for a colonoscopy to look at your colon and be certain that nothing more serious is going on. Lgromko md. ...Read more
Pain and bleeding every time I poop. I'm only 15. It's been happening for at least a month now. Is it serious?
Pain & bleeding: during BM. This needs to be diagnosed by your doctor. It MAY be something simple or more serious. Don't let your thoughts run away w/you but do see your doc who will diagnose and treat. Peace and good health. ...Read more
IM scared to go poop because when i poop i always bleed i dont think thats normal, why is this happening to me?
Agreed: You should see your PCP for evaluation. Bleeding with bowel movements is not normal but can occur with something as benign as a hemorrhoid or as serious as colorectal cancer. You should see your PCP or a GI doctor for evaluation, especially if this has been occurring for awhile. ...Read more
Me and my bf had hard but sex 2 weeks ago my butt still hurts and is out a bit occasional bleeding when i poop he said he felt me tear a bit ?
Great BF, see Dr: Sounds like you have anal tears, aka fissures, which can be very painful and require steroid and stool softener and sometimes surgical repair. To suggest partner noticed tear & kept going suggests very irresponsible partner. Also, if no condom used, huge potential for std/hiv. See dr. For examination and std testing as indicated. ...Read more
You may have a: Gastrointestinal bleed - get prompt medical evaluation. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding: Bleeding is not normal. Are you constipated/do you strain? If so you may have hemorrhoids of an anal fissure. Internal hemorrhoids are usually painless, fissures usually hurt. Try stool softeners and increase your water consumption. If the problem persists you may need further evaluation. ...Read more
It would be best to discover why you are having the diarrhea.
You will need to have stool samples examined and see your DR. ...Read more
My butthole hurts at times when pooping. Also there is occasionally light bleeding should I be concerned?
Get an exam: To be certain there are no worrisome things such as anal warts or evidence of possible inflammatory bowel disease you should be checked. Assuming that isn't the case then you will feel better if you increase dietary fiber, increase water intake, use the restroom when you need to (don't wait or ignore the urge when it comes), try using a stool softener like colace (docusate sodium) every day at bedtime. Don't strain ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Although hemorrhoids is the most common, many other more serious causes exist. You don't mention your age or sex. Could be colitis, anal fissure, colon tumor among other things. Remember: no amount of rectal bleeding is normal or should be ignored. See your doctor and possibly a colorectal surgeon for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
May be: It may be internal hemorrhoids but you need to see doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more
I have been holding in my poop for a couple of days now because I was at home and our toilet doesent flush. Is it ok to bleed form pooping?!?
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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