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Is it ok if I just had a really hard bowel movement and there was a pink color on the toilet paper after I wiped?

Constipation. JessicA310, Not OK. Usually there is no red or pink color on paper after a BM unless you have your period, a hemorrhoid, fissure, constipation, polyp etc. Constipation- More Water, over the counter Dulcolax , Milk of Magnesium following label directions may help. Dr Lori Lange-Pennsylvania. Read more...

What could cause blood on toilet paper after bowel movement?

Many things. Most likely is hemm, or rectal tear, fissue or cut, but sometimes it can be from something more serious, like colon precancer or cancer or other bowel conditions so you should see a GI specialist or a general surgeon who specializes in colo-rectal for an evaluation. Read more...

When I have a bowel movement and I wipe there is a lot of blood on my toilet paper. Why?

Many possibilities. Usually due to a hemorrhoid which is swollen vein around the anus, or a tear in the anal opening. Either problem can be caused by constipation and hard stools, and sometimes by diarrhea. Hemorrhoid medications will help this heal along with stool softeners to prevent any further hard stools. It is wise to have her doctor check it out, as it sometimes is coming from internal bleeding. Read more...

I did not have a bowel movement but when I wiped there was a clearish brown mucous on the toilet paper....

Proctitis? Proctitis is the medical term for inflammation of the rectum, often with mucus discharge, sometimes with blood. Often pain with BMs, but not necessarily. Common causes are STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, but only if exposed by anal sex. Other infections or inflammatory bowel disease are possible, but usually w/ diarrhea, cramps, etc. Best to see doctor, especially if it recurs. Good luck! Read more...

Is it possible to have a bowel movement and it cuts your anus and causes a pink color on the toilet paper after wiping, or should I be worried?

Yes. Hard stool can injure the lining of the rectum and cause bleeding, this is called a rectal fissure. Increase the amount of fiber in your diet (fruits, vegetables, whole wheat bread), can also use a fiber preparation like Metamucil, which any drug store can supply without a prescription. Rarely surgery is needed for long term fissures not responding to fiber. Read more...