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Anal bleeding

Anal bleeding: Introduction

Anal bleeding: The loss of blood per rectum. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Anal bleeding, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Anal bleeding:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Anal bleeding. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Anal bleeding Treatments

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Stories from Users for Anal bleeding

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Medications or substances causing Anal bleeding:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Anal bleeding as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Anal bleeding

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Anal bleeding: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Anal bleeding

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly diagnosed. Women with the more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good" bacteria more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, more »

Anal bleeding: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Anal bleeding: Related Rare Diseases

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Anal bleeding: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Organs affected by Anal bleeding:

The list of organs typically affected by Anal bleeding may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Anal bleeding

The list below shows some of the causes of Anal bleeding mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Anal bleeding?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Anal bleeding. Of the 13 causes of Anal bleeding that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Anal bleeding:

The following list of conditions have 'Anal bleeding' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Anal bleeding Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Anal bleeding based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Anal bleeding?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Anal bleeding, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Anal bleeding:

    Medical Conditions associated with Anal bleeding:

    Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Anal symptoms (466 causes), Bleeding symptoms (1783 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Bloody stool (406 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes), Stool color (387 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Rectum symptoms (88 causes)

    Symptoms related to Anal bleeding:

    Anal symptoms (466 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Rectal bleeding (324 causes), Internal bleeding (22 causes), Anal pain (8 causes), Rectal pain (27 causes), Piles (10 causes), Hemorrhoids (13 causes), Mass per rectum, Bloody stools (406 causes), Anal fissure (10 causes)

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