Category - Anal
Common causes of bleeding from the anus include constipation, anal fissures, and hemorrhoids. A small tear in your anus (anal fissure) bleeding with or without lumps, itching or pain sexually transmitted infections (stis) like genital warts, damage from anal sex bright red blood without pain side effect of blood-thinning medicine like warfarin or aspirin, broken blood vessels in the gut (angiodysplasia). 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). The common causes of rectal bleeding from the colon include anal fissure, hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, colon cancer and polyps, colonic polyp removal, angiodysplasias. 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, also known as haematochezia, refers to the passage of bright blood (often mixed with clots or stools) via the rectum. Rectal bleeding can be due to bleeding from anywhere in the lower gastrointestinal tract namely the colon, rectum or anus. Rectal bleeding may stem from many conditions, including hemorrhoids, anal fissures, anal abscesses or fistulas, diverticulosis, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcers, polyps, or. While rare, heavy or chronic rectal bleeding can cause serious blood loss or be a sign of an underlying condition that requires treatment. The rectum is the last portion of the large bowel that ends just before the anus. Bleeding from this area can be mild, serious, or even life threatening the presence of rectal bleeding must be carefully checked because it may indicate something is wrong somewhere else in the gastrointestinal (gi) tract.