What does anal-rectal bleeding mean?
Rectal bleeding is blood flowing through the anus, and a person may notice blood on the stool, on the toilet paper, or on the inside of the toilet.
Symptoms accompany anal-rectal bleeding?
Rectal bleeding may occur alone without other symptoms, but it may be accompanied by the following symptoms, which will be useful to pay attention to, namely:
- Anal pain.
- A change in bowel habits
- Pay attention to the color of the blood coming out, is it bright red or dark red?
Causes of anal-rectal bleeding
- Anal fissure, or the so-called fissure.
- Fistula in the anal area
- Hemorrhoids, both internal and external
- Anal prolapse (rectal prolapse)
- Chronic constipation with very hard stools
- Polyps, whether healthy or malignant in the intestine and colon.
- Colitis diseases such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.
- Ulcers in the rectum
Diagnosis of anal-rectal bleeding
The examinations and examination performed by the specialist physician to diagnose rectal bleeding are:
- Examination in the clinic.
- Examination of a stool sample in the laboratory.
Treating anal bleeding for adults
The treatment of anal bleeding is the treatment of the cause of the bleeding, this treatment may be related to the type of food, and it may be a drug, and it may be a surgical intervention by the specialist doctor, all of this is dependent on the disease that was diagnosed.
Rectal Bleeding FAQ
I noticed blood in stools only twice within a week, but there are no other symptoms and I do not know the reason. Do I need to see a doctor?
I think that the stool that I excrete is more reddish in color, this I always noticed several years ago and it remained like that, and I did not try to find out the reason for this difference. Should I do an examination?
I have blood coming out with my stool that is pale red, what disease should I be concerned about?
There is blood coming out when defecating from yesterday until today, the blood coming out is as if there is pus in it, and it smells bad. Should I see a doctor?
Rectal Bleeding Cases
Patients who previously lived suffering from hemorrhoids, fistulas, and hair bags, and received treatment by Dr. Khaldoun. We list the symptoms they suffered and the treatment that was provided, which could be useful for you.