Minor rectal bleeding refers to the passage of a few drops of bright red fresh blood from the rectum, which may appear on the stool, on the toilet paper or in the toilet bowl. This brochure addresses minor rectal bleeding that occurs from time to time. Continuous passage of significantly greater amounts of blood from the rectum or stools that appear black, tarry or maroon in color can be caused by other diseases that will not be discussed here. Call your doctor immediately if these more serious conditions occur.
Haemorrhoids piles , anal tears and anal fissures can all result in bleeding from the anus, which can be quite alarming. Most of the time you are not aware of having haemorrhoids but in most cases you will feel a small lump which is just inside or outside the anus. Bleeding from a pile can be quite scary when first discovered but it is not serious. If there is an irritation or an itch associated with piles, ask your pharmacist for advice.
Hemorrhoids , also called piles, are enlarged veins in your rectum and anus. But for others, they can lead to itching, burning, bleeding, and discomfort, especially when sitting down. Both external and internal hemorrhoids can become thrombosed hemorrhoids. This means that a blood clot forms inside the vein. If it becomes too full of blood, a hemorrhoid can burst.
Rectal bleeding refers to any blood that passes from the anus where stool, or poop, exits the body. Drinking plenty of fluids, eating foods with fiber, and exercising regularly can help treat and prevent constipation, hemorrhoids, and anal fissures. Keeping the area clean and applying ointments can relieve pain and speed healing.