[ick filter] Things just get better and better. What do I do about anal bleeding?
So, about two weeks ago (thereabouts) I posted this question
about this elimination diet that I'm trying. The pains have all but disappeared (I still get a twinge now and again, but nothing serious), and my bowel movements have been pretty loose (this is important) and I've been feeling... kinda blah. That's nothing new though, I always feel kinda blah (hence the reason for trying this diet).
Cue in two days ago. All of a sudden, I start bleeding from my backside. Now, I've had fissures before, and hemorrhoids and at first I thought, "not again." However those generally only bleed when there's bowel movement and this is pretty much all the time - there's even blood on my underwear. Also, there's no itching or pain this time. Okay, it's not a lot of blood -- like spotting -- and it's bright red, so I'm not overly alarmed. I mean, nothing's dark red or tarry black (just the opposite) so it's nothing to worry about, right?
Anyway, I plan to go to the student health clinic on Monday if it doesn't stop, but this is Saturday and I can't find much on Google about random anal bleeding other than what it might
be, which is a number of things from benign to OMG I'm going to die!!! I also found this Askme
from a few years ago, but most of the answers are also what it might
be. I'm not really asking what it might
be; I'm asking if there's anything I should do (I have no idea if there's anything I *can* do since I have no idea what's causing this...)
or keep an eye out for between now and the time I can get to the health clinic on Monday.
Yes, yes, I know that no one here is my doctor.