Anxiety, Blood In Toilet, Blood On Stool Surface And Blood On Toilet Tissue

Last Editorial Review: 10/15/2020

Bleeding in the stool or blood on the stool surface can have different causes. Hemorrhoids are a common cause of blood on the surface of the stool or on toilet tissue. Anal fissure is another possible cause for bleeding in the stool. If you are experiencing blood in the stool, be sure to visit your doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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