Bleeding, Blood On Stool Surface, Blood On Toilet Tissue And Headache

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Your symptoms are usually common with conditions that have to do with the lower part of your intestines and the anus, the opening where your bowel movements come out. Some causes are an anal fissure, which is a tear in the lining of the anus, and hemorrhoids, which are swollen veins in the anal area. Call your doctor if you don't get better after a day or two. In some instances, these symptoms can point to something more serious. If these symptoms concern you, it's best to call your doctor right away.

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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