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Postby hurly » Tue Dec 06, 2005 7:21 pm

Is it normal to bleed from the anus while you're wiping your bottom with toilet paper...? :shock:

If no, is the person suffering from some kind of disease...?
How to cure?
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Postby Bio-Hazard » Tue Dec 06, 2005 7:22 pm

Perhaps broken blood vessels from broken entry or else from secretion of hard materials.
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Postby ERS » Tue Dec 06, 2005 7:34 pm

or if you are prone to skin dryness in general, the anus can be affected just as well.
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Postby hurly » Tue Dec 06, 2005 8:33 pm

Thanks, but none have answered my question. Is this common for normal people. I know it's not healthy due to bacteria infections etc?
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Postby biostudent84 » Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:21 am

hurly wrote:Thanks, but none have answered my question. Is this common for normal people. I know it's not healthy due to bacteria infections etc?


No. This is not a common condition. Perhaps you should see a health professional.
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Postby canalon » Wed Dec 07, 2005 2:18 am

It is quite probaly hemorroïds, which is quite common. Often linked to a lack of physoiscal activity (or too long time staying in a sitting position). This is often without gravity, but see a health professional, they will treat the bleeding (can cause infections as you said) and probbaly suggest some ways to prevent from coming back. Some rare cases can be important enough to justify some surgery so it is not something to sneeze at.

And it can also be an array of other things that are much nastier. So in any case, as Kyle advised go see a health professional.
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Postby Dr.Stein » Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:12 pm

Many people use toilet paper, it would be better if they wash with water and soap. Well, a bit busy but more higienis I think. Some toilet paper are rough and could make skin irritation which could lead to infection. Also it is very possible that the faeces is still around that also will caus infection because od the dirt.
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Postby victor » Wed Dec 07, 2005 12:57 pm

Urgh...that's nasty..... :x
by the way, I've ever watched one health program about hemorroïds. it can be caused by many factors und one of them is too much in sitting position...if the case is only blood comin' out from anus, that's still no need to worry....they said that you've to go to the surgery if there's already 'something' like flesh comin' out from the anus so you have to make it get inside again...... :x
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Dec 07, 2005 8:02 pm

OK, here's my 2 cents: NO, it is not common, YES it is possible, without having a desease: the mucoase of the rectum and anus is made out of a unistratified epithelial tissue... Only one layer of cells, easy to deteriorate if your poo is dry...
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Postby Dr.Stein » Thu Dec 08, 2005 8:19 am

Yeah, don't ever say bleeding is common. Whatever, wherever, whenever, when you found yourselves bleeding (except for menstruation*), something has just happened and you should see medical people to solve your problem.

* Sometimes blood that coming out during menstruation is not a blood from endometrium wall. It comes from an infection or another place, and we should be careful of this :)
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Postby RealOu » Wed Jan 16, 2008 5:50 am

Hurly... I have the same condition, did u find out how treat it?
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Postby canalon » Wed Jan 16, 2008 2:00 pm

As said earlier this symptom can be caused by many things.So the safest way is to go and see a health professional who will be able to see what is the best treatment, rather than copying the treatment given to someone you don't know and whose symptoms are only shortly described over the internet.
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