What causes bright red bleeding during a bowel movement?

Pain vs no pain? . Bleeding with bm and if associated with much pain, likely anal fissure and/or external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and blood is often found coating the stool rather than mixing with it. Better safe than sorry, check with your doc to see what you have. External hemorrhoids and fissures r pain in the _ _ _ but not dangerous, and can be treated. Good luck.

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Healthy male with bright red bleeding in toilet (looks like a lot) after some gas but no bowel movement. Never happened before?

Might be hemorrhoid. This may be hemorrhoidal bleeding. You need a rectal examination. Have your physicians have you see a gastroenterologist or a rectal surgeon know as a proctologist. Read more...
See doctor. and be checked asap. Could be a hemorrhoid or something more serious. Read more...

Bright red VAGINAL bleeding with bowel movements & 4 weeks pregnant? What does it mean? Only with bm

Bleeding source? The bleeding source may be vaginal when straining at the stool, but is more likely rectal bleeding from hemorrhoids. Have your OB MD check you out(examine you) as you still need pregnancy care. Read more...

I am a female under 18 years old and have severe pain and dark red bleeding from anus when having bowel movement. It is getting more painful everyday.

See ur Doctor soon. Bleeding from rectum in a young person should be evaluated by a doctor ASAP. Hemorrhoid is one possibility, inflammatory bowel dzz, such as Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis is another. U need to be examined ASAP. Feel better. Read more...

My last 4 bowel movements, the toilet has been completely red with blood. I thought it was bleeding hemroids, but there is no pain

Please . Please let your doctor know so you can be evaluated. Just so that you don't worry too much about the blood in the toilet, a little blood can make the toilet look like it is full of blood. Read more...
Hemorrhoids no pain. Great question as this is one of the biggest misunderstandings. Hemorrhoid all bleeding usually comes from INTERNAL hemorrhoids and there is no pain fibers associated with them . But must also be aware that blood could be coming some something more serious and rectal bleeding should always be checked out. Read more...

Hi. Lately when I have bowel movements they are a reddish color and I'm not bleeding from my rectum. Why is my stool turning red?

Red color. can come from red foods, such as beets or red dye. You need to make sure that it is not blood mixed with stool. Have your doctor test stool for occult blood. Read more...

4 yr old son has small red bumps around nose and on cheeks. Same bumps on buttocks, painful bowel movements with some bleeding. Any thoughts? Strep?

Strep unlikely. This does not sound like strep. It is hard to make the diagnosis without seeing what the bumps look like. There are a lot of different things which could cause bumps on the cheeks and buttocks. I would recommend seeing a doctor, especially since your son has bloody stools. Good luck! Read more...