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How to Treat Hematochezia?


Medical Treatment:
From the bottom you may be bleeding if you have:
  • Blood in your poo or bloody diarrhea
  • Red streaks on the outside of your poo
  • Very dark, smelly poo
  • Blood on your toilet paper
  • Pink water in the toilet bowl
  • Without needing treatment, a small amount of one-off bleeding can often go away on its own.
Visit your GP if you have:
  • Have more tired than usual
  • Child has blood in their poo
  • Poo has been softer, thinner or longer than normal for three weeks
  • Blood in your poo for three weeks
  • Lot of pain around the bottom
  • Pain or lump in your tummy