Category - Anal
you might be bleeding from the bottom if you have blood on your toilet paper red streaks on the outside of your poo pink water in the toilet bowl blood in your poo or bloody diarrhoea very dark, smelly poo (this can be blood mixed in poo) a small amount of one-off bleeding can often go away on its. If you notice bright, red blood right after a bowel movement, you may have rectal bleeding. A bleeding rectum can be commonly caused by anal fissures, hemorrhoids, or chronic constipation. This symptom can also be referred to as anal bleeding, bloody. The bleeding may result in bright red blood in the stool as well as maroon colored or black stool. The bleeding also may be occult (not visible with the human eye). Blood in your stool, on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl can have various causes. Make an appointment to see your doctor if you have rectal bleeding that lasts more than 1 or 2 days, or earlier if the bleeding worries you. Most people who have rectal bleeding dont have cancer or another serious illness, but its important to have it checked out. The tests for rectal bleeding depend on your age, symptoms and medical history. Rectal bleeding can refer to any blood that passes from your anus, although rectal bleeding is usually assumed to refer to bleeding from your lower colon or rectum. Your rectum makes up the lower portion of your large intestine. Rectal bleeding may show up as blood in your stool, on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl. If bleeding is associated with an already diagnosed medical condition, a doctor will discuss ways to manage, reduce, and track symptoms. While bleeding from the rectum or anus can be surprising and uncomfortable, it usually indicates a minor issue, like an anal fissure (tear) or hemorrhoids.