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    Also known as 'piles', this is a condition where the blood vessels in and around the anus become swollen and inflamed, subsequently forming small lumps. Read more →

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    My Husband has a blood stained semen, i think its blood but its like a dark blood even brownish not as fresh blood colour, any thoughts please





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    I was taking cilest and had a suspected blood clot. I dont know if it was a blood clot or not. Iv been to my GP and they said it was just chest pain. Iv had blood tests and have something wrong with my blood, aparantly it is more prone to clots. I was then puton cerazette but it wasnt working for me. What other contraception can i take?





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    i have Blood in my pooh. its dark red and sometimes it hurts to go and sometimes it dont. Sometimes theres ALOT of blood and sometimes a little. yesterday when i stood up and there was so much blood it dripped from my bum as i stood up to wipe(only 1 little drip dripped, not a massive load of blood). ive had it a while now and sometimes the bleeding dont happen but mostly it does. Thank you. ... ???





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    I think I started my period last month but I'm not sure. That's when i first had brown discharge for 2 days and that is similar to what happened this month as well (at the same time). I've only had spots of blood before, I've never had just blood, but I am at a young age. Is this normal? when will i get blood?





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    This sounds like a very light period to me. Lucky you! If you are worried maybe speak to your school nurse if you don't want to speak to your mum about it.

    Hi im 15 and I asked a question before about hematospermia, (as I had it before). Recently I got it again and the blood in my ejaculation has been consistent whereas before after the first ejaculation during masturbation the blood stopped and it went away normally. I'm wondering if I have a condition or infection that is causing the blood in my ejaculations? please reply its worrying for a guy!!!





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    bleeding from the penis after masturbation can be a sign of something more serious. you need to get it checked out.

    Hi I have a pea size lump just below my labia. I also have a sore area on the entrance to my vagina and have had dark red blood, which is of a watery consistency but had a five day period last week. The blood appears diffent from period blood. I can't see any cut. Should I consult a doctor?





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    Maybe nothing to worrie about.. but always good just to get it seen to.

    I have had piles for the last 15yrs and the past 7 yrs they have basically ruled my life,i have had the operation to remove them 5 yrs ago but they came back,i have had a blood transfusion as i had lost that much blood about 8 yrs ago and once again i have lost enough blood that my doctor has put me on iron tablets (which i know are not going to make any difference because i am still bleeding) and i have an appt to see a consultant which i know will be a waste of time again. PLEASE HELP!!!!





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    I am in exactly the same the position as you, but I have had it operated on about four times now. At the last one (a stapled anopexy) I told the doctor it will be a waste of my time but he said the technique had improved since 2005 when I had a stapled anopexy. Well, I had the op late Nov and by early Dec, they had started coming back! I have researched a so called new treatment called HALO (haemorrhoid artery ligation operation) and you should search for it online - watch the videos and decide for yourself. That is what I intend to go for now because it cuts off the blood supply completely and is not a major operation - it is done in the outpatient consulting rooms (possibly).

    Hi, I'm 20 years old..I got bleeding after sex. Though it is only for one time, I'm so worried. It doesn't like menstrual blood. It's like fresh blood. It's continuously bleeding for 10 min and followed by blood spot for 3 times. Now it stopped. Not very painful and no other discharge. I have history of uterine polyps. What can be the causes of bleeding? Pls kindly answer to me.... I'll surely thanks to u...





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    i have been to doctors several times with the quastion why i'm feeling tierd allalways even if i'm not doing nothing .and adviced to have a blood test and it's always turn aut to be i have no iron in my blood .i'm really woried why i'm always runing out of iron and what is the solution for that.please if any advice not to run out of iron again and what can i do not to have low iron in my blood .





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    I'm 16 female I have a hard time going for a poo. At christmass I ate alot of liqurice and I went toilet that night and found that there was blood in my poo and it was black. My mom phoned up the NHS and they said it was black from the liqruice and the blood is from being so dry and having a pile problem(in which i had the symptoms). Im sometimes scared to go for a poo as it stings, its dry, i feel piles, and im scared the piles will burst and ill see blood again and i will worry. Sometimes i take a 2 tablespoons of laculose and bran flakes nearly everyday help soften my poo, get rid or the piles, or will it make my stomach bad with the "runs" if i have to much? Please i need help on how much i should take to take away my problems. There is no/very,very little amount blood now, But i would still love help or a cure. Thank you.





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    hep c (which i have) is transmitted sexually only if both have blood to blood. ie:- you have cut or been menstruating and he has open wound on penis or somewhere. is blood to blood. hep c organisation are trying to get it removed from std list





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    hey im worried about my boyfriend he has piles and has had them for many years when he goes to the toilet there is alot of blood and blood clots he has been to the doctors but nothing has been done it is getting worse there is even more blood now followed by the blood clots do you know what is causing this ?





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    when i go to the toilet i have blood coming out. The blood comes after the stools. There is no blood in my stools. Sometimes when i am on the toilet and no stools come out i fart and blood comes out. the blood is red. I have noticed some blood lumps in the toilet. I dont know what it is. I am not constipated and i go to the toilet daily. please help. thank you





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    I am 15 years of age and my Dad has recently bought an accu-chek to check his blood due to the amount of tablets he takes because of his disability. But today for some reason, I decided that I would check my blood and it turns out my blood was 6.2 I am now slightly concerned that my blood levels are too high? Is it possible that I may have type two diabetes?





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    You don't have diabetes. The normal glucose range is between 4-7. I am a type 1 diabetic, believe me I have had blood sugars above 33. That's high!

    I have a parasite in the blood which I'm not sure if it is these worms I had scabs that came up that we're itchy when I went to itch them they sank in.when I did get one there were worm like things on inside. I noticed they were in my blood as only got scab if there was a cut / scab. I have done some medical work so took blood to have a look and there is some worm like paracite went to hospital they won't do blood test when I told them symptoms they ref to shrink.





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    hi im danni my periods are realy weird sometimes the blood comes out black and when im not on my period ill wee blood literally the whole of it iss blood its so painful please help me





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    hi, im 14 and havent started my periods. i get vaginal discharge everyday and its always been the same however today my discharge had blood in it and i can see blood at the bottom on my vagina. i have started wearing a sanitry towel but no blood appears there or in the toilet when i wee. but when i wipe myself there is a small amount of blood on the tissue? can any one tell me if this is my period and if it is why the is so little blood that it doesnt appear in the toilet or on a sanitry towel. or is this something else i dont know about ??





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    The red blood is because it is fresh or new blood, and it's brown in your knickers as it is slightly older blood. I hope this helps.

    Hi I've been having blood in with my poo for 5 weeks now also been tasting blood all the time also had coughed up about a tea spoonfull of blood getting worried been to my doctors and iam getting no where please help !





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    If you’re worried why not contact the show and have a proper consultation with one of our Dr’s? You can apply via the link on our home page.

    please go to your docs im in same position,good luck

    How much blood comes out your Vigina a day ? If I drink a lot of water therefore going to toilet in no they are 2 diffferent holes but when I pee the blood comes out ? If I replete daly sit down for 10min and stand up and let the blood come out will that make my period go faster please help





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    Hello i am nehi, sometimes i experience a drop of blood on my molar teeth. i dont have injuries before,but i donmt know why blood is coming out from the molar.sometimes when i woke in the morning i found my mouth full of blood mixture.but not everytime,and i dont feel anypain pls can u tell me the cause of the blood lickage on my molar tooth.





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    hi i think i may have endometriosis i have blood in mdr y poo and. wee and. im also coughing up blood i have sevier pain around the time of my period ive been to my doctors and. he said im to young to have it ive been referd to a heamotologist ascthe suspect i have a blood disorder but i dont think its that





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    I have the same problem and still do. I have recently found out that I have high blood pressure and too much testosterone in my blood. I also am being tested for the levels of cortisol in my blood. All these things cause excessive sweating. Google something called pheocytochomia etc.

    I have been concerned about my health for a while now, and am not sure whether I am right in thinking this is the problem or not. It has been on a number of regular occasions including this morning that I have gone to wipe my bum and there is very often blood on my tissue. I was unsure as to whether the sign is blood inn your actual stool or just blood occurring?





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    I would go to see your GP, it could just be haemorrhoids or something not so sinister, but don't bet on the fact you'll just be okay, although you probably will be!it doesn't harm to get checked:)

    Thanks Beth for the response, I did get in checked and thankfully it was hemorrhoids :)

    I had an all over body itch years ago. I don't want to alarm anyone but mine was as a result of liver problems caused by hepatitis C. I would recommend anyone who has had any blood products prior to 1991 to get a blood test. This is when blood was first screened in the UK.





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    If you engage in rough sex etc then you can experience blood to blood contact!! Which would greatly raise your chances of infection!! I also caught hepC from an ex using my tooth brush with bleeding gums!! Above all be carefull and watch for his blood on anything!

    Hello, i am 22-years old and i had a small pea sized lump inbetween my vagina and buttocks (perineum) it was quite sore and i squeezed it and a lil blood/pus came out. i left it be and it went down. i felt a bigger lump there the last couple of days and whilst at work every time i wiped after the toliet there was blood. when i got out of the bath yesterday i took a look and it looks like sac of blood with 2-different pouches and at the bottom of one of the pouch is a hole where it is bleeding. when i was trying to have a look (without squeezing) thick clotty blood was coming out! im rather worried now.





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    HI CAN U HELP MY HUSBAND HAS BEEN TOLD HE HAS diviticulitis HE IS 46 HE HAS BEEN BLEEDING FOR OVER TWO YEARS NOW HE HAS HAD A COLONOSKPY ON THE SMALL BOWEL AND LARGE BOWEL HE HAS A LOT OF BLOOD LOSE WHEN HE COMES OUT THE TOILET AFTER LOOSING BLOOD HE LOOKS AND FEELS TERRIBLE HE HAS NO ENERGY AT ALL AND SOMETIMES HE CAN BE ON THE TOILET 6 TIMES IN A DAY LOOSING BLOOD IS THIS NORMAL HE SAID HE WAS NOT GOING BACK TO THE DOCTOR AS HE HAS BEEN FOR ALL THE TESTS AND THATS WHATS WRONG THE PAN CAN BE FULL OF BLOOD 6 TIMES A DAY AND HE JUST LOOKS AND FEELS TERRIBLE AND SOMETIMES THE BLOOD IS CLOTTY CAN U TELL ME IF THIS IS WRIGHT OR THEIR MIGHT BE SOMETHING ELSE WRONG THANKS





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    Hi, for a couple weeks everytime I went for a poo, it hurt and felt like a sharp pain everytime i went... when i wiped there was a bit of blood on the tissue and in my poo . the blood is fresh blood,what could this be?





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    hi can you help me please after haven sex theres blood in my sperm i thought it was my wife but after a few times found out it was coming from me .theres no blood when haven sex just when i ejaculate theres alot of blood dark in colour please can you put my mind at rest thanks for your time





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