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Why do I bleed when I poop?

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

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Why do I bleed from my vagina when i poop?

Why do I bleed from my vagina when i poop?

Abnormal: The pressure in the pelvis when you have a bowel movement can cause any blood present in the uterus and/or the vagina to be forced out as well. If that happens every time, you need to see your doctor to find out why. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i bleed when i poop ?

What does it mean if i bleed when i poop ?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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What is wrong with me? When i poop i bleed

What is wrong with me? When i poop i bleed

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

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Why do I bleed after I poop? But its not painful.

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

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Hard to poop and bleeding when i wipe. What can I do?

Hard to poop and bleeding when i wipe. What can I do?

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

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