Anal/Rectal Bleeding in San Antonio, TX

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Anal, or rectal, bleeding describes the passage of blood from your rectum. In the event of rectal bleeding, it is thought to be blood that exists in your lower bowel or anus, despite the fact that the anus comprises the lower portion of the large intestine. This sort of bleeding is generally bright red but could also be a darker tone. It may be found in the poop, on toilet paper after wiping, or in the toilet. If you have had bleeding from your anus, our gastrointestinal specialists at a San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates location near you can evaluate the problem and help address it. Please get in touch with our locations in San Antonio, TX today.

Anal bleeding might occur from a number of different issues. If you’ve had anal bleeding and are unsure of the reason, it is vital that you get scheduled to meet with a GI specalist. A number of common reasons for rectal bleeding include:

  • Constipation
  • An anal fissure (a minor tear in the tissue lining of the rectum)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Lumpy stools
  • Intestinal polyps
  • Diverticular disease (an out-pouching formed on the intestine wall)

Our team commonly helps individuals who experience rectal bleeding in San Antonio, TX and will work to adequately diagnose the cause of the bleeding. We sympathize with how uncomfortable this issue can make you feel, and we will do our best to make sure we find the right treatment as soon as we can.

Rectal bleeding is handled in phases depending on the severity. For blood loss resulting from problems such as a rectal ulcer or hemorrhoids, you might be directed to use over-the-counter creams or a suppository. If you have excessive, heavier rectal bleeding, it is likely that you might need intravenous liquids or a blood transfusion. Regardless, it is important to set up a visit to San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates in order to find the ideal treatment for you.

Request a consultation at one of our San Antonio, TX locations to be assessed for treatment for anal bleeding. Our skilled staff of gastroenterologists will recommend the treatment required to help get to the bottom of your GI difficulties. Reach out to San Antonio Gastroenterology Associates today to get started.

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