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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 : 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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