Notice a discharge of blood from anus? Alarming symptom could indicate a dangerous disease, life-threatening. Regardless of whether it is abundant or minor, should seek emergency medical attention. Bleeding from the anus is a signal of our body that should not be ignored. The allocation itself ends, but that does not mean that health is in order. After awhile the symptom may reappear, but the disease will have time to go into running form.
Causes of blood in stool in adult and child
Blood from the anus can be different colors depending on what section of the digestive tract loses it. If the source is located in the sigmoid or rectum, bleeding bright red hue when held in the stomach and esophagus, it is darker. Also the color is distorted after consuming food enzymes. Let us consider the causes of bleeding from the anus for symptoms.
Bright red blood from the anus during defecation
Detected when out with bloody stools, can flow and stay on the toilet paper. Red color often indicates pathological process near the anus or in the colon. During bowel movements a person feels discomfort and pain. The described combination of symptoms may indicate the presence of the following diseases:
- Hemorrhoids. Rectal bleeding when illness scarce. Appears defecation due to hard, bulky stool or following intensive exercise.
- A crack in the rectum. Bleeding profuse, accompanied by noticeable pain. The other symptoms are absent.
- Diverticula of the intestine. Copious hemorrhage appears periodically occur in older men and women and after childbirth.
- Polyps. Bright red blood appears occasionally, the pain is not observed.
Loose stools with blood
If bleeding from the back passage when liquid stools, diarrhea, is doubly dangerous. It can be caused by infectious disease (campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis). Indirect signs – pains in the abdomen, chills, fever, vomiting. Not exclude this disease as the internal hemorrhoids. Rectal bleeding is accompanied by pain, itching, burning in the anus. If the stool is dark in color, this indicates the presence of tumors, ulcers of the stomach. Bloody diarrhea in an adult may indicate the presence of colitis, dysbacteriosis, cancer of the rectum . Another reason is food poisoning.
Blood clots in feces
In 90% of cases blood clots indicate diseases of a thick, small intestine. Insidious chronic disease that they are characteristic – Crohn’s disease, are additionally accompanied by fever, skin rash, pain. Chusti blood can stand out ulcerative colitis. Additional symptoms: no appetite, pain left abdomen, fever. Intestinal infection is also accompanied by the presence of blood. It is mandatory symptoms – high fever, swelling.
What if the stool with blood
The patient’s condition may range from minor discomfort, weakness to fainting. It needs to be examined immediately Coloproctology. If the bleeding is from the anus when stool is observed in pregnant women, it is necessary to consult a female doctor. Children with this symptom it is advisable to show the pediatrician and, if necessary, an allergist.
What should be the first aid? Since it is impossible to independently determine the disease, before the ambulance is necessary to create conditions for complete rest. When severe bleeding from the back passage shows to use the cold to the bleeding area apply ice pack, swallow small pieces of ice. Strictly contraindicated drink water, to medicate, to put an enema.
How to stop bleeding hemorrhoids
As a rule, it ceases after stool. If it’s coming on, but there is no way to go to the hospital, you should try to stop him on their own.
- Exposure to the cold. You can wash with cold water to make a compress, lotion or apply to the anus a compress. After that, the blood vessels will become narrow, the blood will stop.
- Use a hemostatic preparations (vicasol, etamzilat). These pills are contraindicated in pregnancy and if the person drank alcohol.
- Use a local implantation – collagen sponge. After the introduction in the anus they swell and pressed vessels. Sponge dissolve by themselves, so they do not need to remove.
Using candles from hemorrhoids
Very popular for treating diseases using candles. They eliminate the main symptoms, help to heal tissues, micro-cracks, reduce the itching and pain, stop the growth of hemorrhoids. They need to be injected in the anus and remain lying in a horizontal position (on stomach) for 30 minutes. Effective the following candles: Anuzol, relief, Aurobin, Anestezol, and others. Pregnant prescribed suppositories of Ichthyol, glycerine, papaverine.
To eliminate bleeding people actively use the ice candles. They are prepared as follows: paper rolled in a cone, it is filled with ice water or a decoction of herbs. Homemade candle placed in a refrigerator for freezing and then carefully introduced into the anus. Important: in the presence of inflammation in the bladder, kidney such treatment is prohibited.
If the blood when a bowel movement does not stop itself, you can use decoctions of herbs, introducing them with the help of enemas. Helps chamomile: 20 gr. flowers to brew a Cup of boiling water, leave for 5 hours to settle, filter and use. Effective enema with a decoction of yarrow (a plant possesses astringent, antibacterial properties).
Video: what is the reason of bleeding from the anus when stool
Found blood on the toilet paper after emptying? Important color and consistency – so you will be able to determine the approximate cause of its appearance. In order to determine the disease, you must immediately go to the hospital. To prepare for the examination it is desirable to preset an enema and to poop. More details can be found on the photos and video below.