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Symptoms Of Bleeding During Bowel Movement And Bleeding During Sex

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anal bleeding

Dear Dr. Kull,I haven't had anal sex recently, but a couple of months ago I let a guy finger me. For the past couple of weeks, I have experienced bleeding when I have a bowel movement. Could this possibly be just hemorrhoids or might it be an...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's not clear what is causing the bleeding. Hemorrhoids could be one cause, but a medical exam would be important to rule out anything else that might be causing the bleeding. It's be best to have any ongoing symptoms checked out with a... Read more »

Anal Bleeding

Doctors:Two years ago I had several warts removed (internally and externally). It took longer than... Read more »

blood in my bowel movement

Dear Dr,I have on just recently noticed some blood at the end of my bowel movement. This is on rare... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Africa, which has... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Gastrointestinal Problems and HIV

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms -- diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain -- are among the most common problems that affect people with HIV. These symptoms can be challenging to sort out, as they can occur as side effects of HIV therapy and due to GI... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Fulyzaq (Crofelemer) to Relieve Symptoms of Diarrhea in HIV/AIDS Patients Taking Antiretroviral Therapy

On December 31, 2012, FDA approved Fulyzaq (crofelemer) to relieve symptoms of diarrhea in HIV/AIDS patients taking combination antiretroviral therapy. The recommended dose is one 125 mg delayed-release tablet taken orally two times a day, with or... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Diarrhea

What is diarrhea? What causes diarrhea? What are the symptoms of diarrhea? Diarrhea in Children Dehydration When should a doctor be consulted? How is the cause of diarrhea diagnosed? How... Read more »
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bowel movements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I was recently informed that I am HIV positive. My Tcell count is 615 and viral load is 120,000. I am currentl not taking any meds due to the fact that I am trying to find a doctor that I can trust and feel comfortable with. My question is... Read more »

Oral Sex Bleeding Gums and Hiv...Please help

Posted by terrifiednFla, 1 Reply
I have been engaging in performing oral sex for many months on different men with HIV status unknown. None of which ejaculated in my mouth. But after what im feeling I am fearful that i have contracted HIV. I tasted blood in my mouth and had... Read more »

receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello...great job on the boards everyone. I am fretting over here, and wonder if you can help. I am female, and I received oral sex from a man with a sketchy sexual history. He has very poor teeth, and I assume bleeding gums, although I can't be... Read more »

bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a single indicident of unprotected vaginal sex 2 months ago, and I have had severe bleeding gums in the past month or so. Does anyone know if this could be a sign of seroconversion or immunosuppression? It's really getting me down. Would... Read more »