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Question: Bloody toilet water

 aconcernedwife - Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:18 pm

I am very concerned about my 30 yr. old husband. He has regular bowel movements daily. He is not constipated. But everyday for 2 weeks now, he has a lot of blood when he has a bowel movement. The water is bright red when he's done. He has dark and bright red blood in his stool. He says that he drips blood steadily while he's on the toilet. He has a little more pain than normal, but nothing outrageuos he says. I am very concerned, but we don't have any insurance right now. Is this something he needs to get checked out immediatly? He has had hemmroids a lot, but this has never happened, especially this amount. Just let me know,,Thankyou.
 Dr. M. Mavru - Fri Jan 20, 2006 8:27 am

User avatar What you describe looks like a hemorrhoidal bleeding.
But would you please be more specific:
1)the blood covers or is mixed with the faeces
2)your husband bleeds only after straining or does he stains his underwear.
3)please describe the dark blood you mentioned

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