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Anal Bleeding

Bright red or blackish blood in stools is called anal bleeding or rectal bleeding. Some of the causes of anal bleeding are anal fissure, hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, ulcerative colitis, proctitis, Crohn's disease, colon or anal cancer.

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I am pooping blood, and I doubt it is due to my previous hemorrhoids. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am pooping blood. I do not have any pain, but I had a hemorrhoid a few months back, and I was thinking I just pooped it out. But now I am really worried because it was a lot of blood. I am on birth control medications. Can you please help me with this?Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Since you are a young female, bloody stool could be due to hemorrhoids or fissures in the anus most of the time. If it is hemorrhoids, there are grading systems from one to four. To differentiate the condition, you need a proper clinical examination. Moreover, you need...  Read Full »

I am experiencing pain and bleeding while pooping after joining the gym. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor.I am a 20-year-old male and have a lot of anal discomfort while passing stools. I feel that there are some fissures and that blood occasionally comes out. This is something I have noticed since attending the gym. It occurred to me previously when I attended a gym for a month and quit. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A quick explanation of what pus is and what it means will assist you in better comprehending the severity of your situation before moving on to complications. Pus is a thick, white-to-yellowish substance that typically develops as an aftereffect of bacterial infections...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from anal hemorrhoids along with bleeding while passing stools. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 37-year-old male. Last few days I am suffering from hemorrhoids near the external region of the anus. It is paining very badly with some bleeding while passing the stool. My anus has become tight and swollen. Usually, I do not suffer from hemorrhoids but once or twice a year I su...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Hemorrhoids are a chronic condition that needs proper treatment otherwise it goes on increasing with time. As you have mentioned that you have pain also, so it could be a fissure also. I suggest you...  Read Full »

How can I manage blood discharge during defecation?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 24-year-old female. I have lumps near my rectum. Initially, there were two, but now there are three. As a result, I am having pain after bowel movements. In addition, there is blood discharge at times during defecation. I also suffer from constipation and have had this problem fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your description, you appear to be suffering from an anal fissure. However, confirmation of diagnosis will require an examination of the area. So I suggest you consult a local general surgeon to examine the condition directly. Until that time, I suggest you fol...  Read Full »

I have rectal bleeding after a bowel movement. What should I do next?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been bleeding from my rectum for about an hour after having a bowel movement. During the first five minutes, there was heavy bleeding. The blood is bright red and not thick. The motion was not painful or anything out of the ordinary for me. About a month ago, I had surgery in wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I can understand your concern. Sir, you should go to a nearby clinic and get an instant treatment done because the bleeding is continuous. So you might need intravenous (IV) fluids to replace the blood loss. Otherwise, your blood pressure w...  Read Full »

I have bleeding during bowel movements. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male and for the last week, I have had a stomach upset. At first, that is all it was, but for three days now blood has been coming out when I have stools. And today I am experiencing intense stomach pain that I cannot fall asleep. My body is shaking and I have a feve...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most likely you are having gastroenteritis with gastritis due to mild indigestion. Gut flora is the complex community of microorganisms that live in the digestive tracts of humans. The intestinal microflora is a complex ecosystem containing over 400 bacterial ...  Read Full »

How to manage hemorrhoids and chronic fissures?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 52-year-old and have had a history of hemorrhoids for the last 20 years. I have never had surgery. I was on the tablet Daflon 500 mg and Anovate Cream. I used to have some bleeding occasionally during that time, and it was fine then. Again the problem occurred after several years, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. From the pictures attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), It appears to be a chronic anal fissure with two skin tags. Pain may be due to acute exacerbations of the chronic fissure. I suggest you continue either Oxer...  Read Full »

Is blood on toilet paper due to an anal fissure?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I have an anal fissure but wanted to confirm so that I could stop worrying about cancer or something more serious. I tend to have harder bowel movements although I take magnesium to help with that. Every few weeks I have a hard bowel movement that hurts and feels like I am tear...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am reviewing your case history and will get back to you in a while. Thank you.  Read Full »

I have pain and bleeding in my anal area. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain at the top of my anal area near the tailbone area. It is like a lumpy feeling and it has not caused any pain in the last two months. But suddenly for the past three days, it hurts when I sit and there is a lot of blood when I wipe it with toilet paper. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Based on your symptoms the probable causes might be as follows. Fissure in the anus: There will be a crack and pain while passing stools. Blood streaks may be present on the stools. To control it you should eat more fruits and keep your s...  Read Full »

Will Duphalac syrup help with bleeding while passing motion?

Query: Hi doctor, While passing motion, there is a lot of bleeding for the last one week. Earlier it was there but very rare. Now, whenever I pass motion, there is bleeding and burning sensation with irritation. Also, I had a normal delivery before nine months. Earlier, my gynecologist suggested having Dup...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq I went through your query. Based on symptoms, mostly, you have bleeding piles or fissures. Yes, you can take Duphalac syrup two tablespoons at night time. Also, apply Cherioll hemorrhoid cream near your anal area. It will help with the pain. Some preventive measures that you...  Read Full »

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