What causes both rectal and vaginal bleedibg mid cycle?
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What could cause both rectal and vaginal bleedibg mid cycle? They have been occuring at the the same time. Just had a sigmoidoscopy which was clear. Rectal bloid is red, vaginal blood is a mix of red and brown
Posted Sun, 9 Feb 2014 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. S Patra 1 hour later
Brief Answer: DETAILS ARE GIVEN BELOW. Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for writing to us. 1) Rectal bleeding (red color) may be due to blunt trauma with Sigmoidoscope during the procedure. However, we need to rule out other underlying causes like diverticulitis, colitis, colon cancer, colonic polyp, anal fistula etc. You may need to undergo one Colonoscopy to examine entire colon instead of certain portion and digital rectal examination. It helps to make a concrete diagnosis though your Sigmoidoscopy report was clear. Complete blood count is also to be done. 2) Red-brown vaginal discharge in mid-cycle may be due to pelvic infection, adenomyosis itself, hormonal imbalance etc. Precancerous stage should be ruled out through endometrial biopsy following D & C. You must consult with your Gynecologist regarding this for proper management. In this circumstance, you can take Tranexamic Acid group of medicine to arrest bleeding temporarily and maintain genital hygiene properly. Take healthy diet with more green vegetables and fiber. Keep bowel habit regular. Hope, I have answered your query. Kindly, close the discussion if you don't have any other query. Wish your good health and take care yourself. Regards, Dr Soumen For future query, you can directly approach me through WWW.WWWW.WW