Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
189 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What could cause rectal bleeding after alcohol intake in a 47-year-old woman?

I am a 47 year old female who has rectal bleeding after or during a bowl movement and only after drinking alcohol . I have no pain associated with the bleeding . The blood is bright red . The bleeding started last December. This last time the bleeding has lasted longer for past 2 days .
Wed, 21 Aug 2019
Report Abuse
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

I read carefully your query and understand your concern.

The symptoms seem to be related to hemorrhoids.

Usually alcohol can trigger the symptoms.

I suggest to do a colonoscopy to exclude other possible causes.

Meanwhile,I suggest using anti hemorrhoid cream for local application.

I recommend to avoid food and drink that can trigger the symptoms.

Hope my answer was helpful.

If you have further queries feel free to contappct me again.

Kind regards!

Dr.Dorina Gurabardhi
General &Family Physician
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I am 72 years old.This morning when I got up to urinate, there was a lot of blood in the toilet. It was coming from my rectum. There was also...