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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Dr. Pooja Pardhi

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Thrombosed piles can be a cause of your pain and bleeding, but the other causes need to be ruled out. In my opinion, you should consult a surgeon, so that your proper examination and intervention could...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain with bleeding during bowel movement?

Query: My stool is not easy to pass... I put extra pressure for passing stool and I feel to much pain during bowel movement and bleeding.. At first my stool is hard and small after that it is slightly easy to pass  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Dear Welcome to icliniq For how long are you experiencing such complaint? have you noticed any blood in stools or some swelling coming out from your anal area? Is there any pruritis, abdominal pain or discharge in peri anal area? Do you have any history or trauma, surgery or anal sex? I suspect yo...  Read Full »

I am not sick, but noticed blood in my stool. What to do?

Query: I am 20 years old, never been majorly sick or had any issues when it came to getting physicals, but recently I have noticed that, I have blood in my stool. I do not have any pain nor agitation regarding my butt. But it’s simply not having any solid stool in a week or so, and it varies from ver...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: very good day to you I can understand your problem. but I would like to ask you if you can describe your bowel movements in more detail. meaning how many times do you go to to the washroom and how is the the texture of the stools meaning are the hard or soft. do you need to strain at stools meaning...  Read Full »

I am cleaning my butt multiple times, but I feel unclean. What is happening in me?

Query: I’m not trying to be gross here, but I don’t have any other way of explaining this. I have a hard time wiping my butt after I poop. I’m a 40 year old male & you wouldn’t think I would have this problem. I have to stand up to wipe cuz I’m a bigger guy. I have to stan...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Good day to you sir. I would like to ask you few questions. Does it itch after you poop? Do you feel A painful sensation after you poop? The behaviour that you are describing seems more like obsessive and compulsive disorder rather than anything else. You say you have bled before but I think the bl...  Read Full »

How to confirm whether my anal bleeding is due to hemorrhoids or ulcerative colitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis six years back. Since then, I have not had any significant issues, but now I see blood when I wiped it. My stool is always hard and brown, but I sometimes wiped red. I pass stools about three times a week and I feel constipated, Occasionally, I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I cannot be very sure about the diagnosis at the moment. Since given your history of ulcerative colitis (UC) and history of constipation, there is an equal possibility of a mild flare of UC or hemorrhoids. Having said that, whatever it is, it does not seem to b...  Read Full »

Will hard stools and constipation lead to rectal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. I noticed rectal bleeding this week. There is bright red blood in my stools. It has been four days since I found about it. I am not under any medications now. Lately, I have been trying to do a low-carb diet, and since I started that. Of course, I do not pass...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanya Dhingra

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Yes, you have rightly diagnosed yourself. Because of constipation, you have hard stools, which might have led to anal fissures or hemorrhoids. There is nothing much to worry about. You need to visit a surgeon to get a digital rectal exami...  Read Full »

Will Duphalac syrup help with bleeding while passing motion?

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Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

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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 30 ml at night time. Also, apply Cherioll hemorrhoid cream near your anal area. It will help with the pain. Some preventive measures that you nee...  Read Full »

I have anal itching, pain and bleeding. I am embarrassed. Please help.

Query: Hi,I am approaching you since I am concerned about a situation regarding which I am very embarrassed.  I am a 43 year old female. I am normally healthy. I am 178cm tall and I weigh 75kg.  Around 9-12 months ago, I started to suffer from anal itching. It is rather intense at night, after passing s...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi,  Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your entire history and have understood your concern. I also understand your hesitation in discussing your problems with anyone. Coming to your complaints, the anal bleeding, pain, itching are all due to trauma to the anus and anal canal. The anal canal is physio...  Read Full »

Why is there bleeding from the rectum while pooping?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old female, 50 to 52 pounds in weight, and 6.4 feet in height. I have been suffering from constipation. I would have pooped for only two days in the past three weeks. Last week my rectum was bleeding as I was trying to push the poop out. It was a bright red color. Whenever...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the bleeding can be explained by hard stools and chronic constipation, which can be due to any one of the three things. Hemorrhoids, anal fissure, or ulceration of the rectum due to force of hard stools and the condition is called Stercoral ulcers. Since the b...  Read Full »

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Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello dear. I welcome you to icliniq. These are rectal symptoms which commonly include per rectal bleeding, mucus, pus, and feeling of incomplete evacuation, urgency ( rushing to restroom), and plus minus pain. Well there are various conditions which could cause this, but common considering your a...  Read Full »

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