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.

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What causes blood on the toilet paper and toilet bowl during a bowel movement?

Bleeding. That is called rectal bleeding. Could be a rectal fissure. Could be a hemorrhoid. Depend on your age, if you are more than fourth you need a colonoscopy to rule out any bleeding higher up.if keep happening g regardless of your age see a doctor. Read more...

I've been having blood on the toilet paper for 3 days after I have a bowel movement. It's bright red. What are some possible causes? I'm scared

Possibilities... Blood in stool is a warning sign. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma, fissure, hemorrhoids with straining), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. Read more...
Blood on paper. You have a source of blood loss, most commonly from hemorrhoids (h). You should be seen by a gastroenterologist to make sure you have h and not something else. If there are no h you will likely need a colonoscopy to rule out lesions in your colon. Good luck. Read more...
Hard bowel movement. In contrast to illnesses in which the stool itself is bloody, bright red blood on the toilet paper following a difficult bowel movement by moments to days is almost always the result of mechanical injury to the tissues around the anus. It's not a cause for concern. If this becomes a lasting problem, advice about diet or a stool softener may be a big help. Read more...

Slight red blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. What could this be?

Many things. Blood streamed on the toilet paper is typically due to a fissure or hemorrhoid. However even slight bleeding can come from more serious things such as a polyp or growth in the colon as well as colitis. Read more...

Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement, should I be worried?

See GI doctor. The bleeding may be from anal disease (e.g. Hemorrhoids), but you need a physical exam and a more thorough history as well family history to make sure it's not something more serious. The best thing to do is see a GI doctor. Read more...

Blood on toilet paper after bowel movement. Maybe a tiny bit on stools?

BRBPR. This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. Read more...