Patients are required to wear masks and practice physical distancing in our waiting rooms and offices. To learn more about what we are doing to keep you safe during in-office appointments, click here. View image. Bright red blood on or in a bowel movement, on toilet tissue after wiping, or in toilet bowl water is a sign of rectal bleeding.
This year-old man presented with a very painful infection. There was a large abscess which was easily palpable with surrounding cellulitis. It clearly needed incision so he was admitted for this to be done under general anaesthetic. There was no obvious underlying cause, such as inflammatory bowel disease or diabetes. Following drainage, the abscess cavity required regular dressing but healed well.
Almost everyone will get hemorrhoids at some point in their life. Most of the time, symptoms go away on their own, after a few days, even without treatment. On occasion, your hemorrhoid condition is complex and needs a doctor's attention. That's where we can help. Hemorrhoids are enlarged or swollen veins in the bottom of the rectum or the anus.
Rectal bleeding is a very common symptom or complaint that can be divided into two categories. There is outside external bleeding and there is inside internal bleeding. External bleeding comes from outside of the rectum, from the anal skin or anal canal.