Q&A: the causes of bleeding & discomfort from your own butt?

Perchance you’ve had this happen before: You wipe the couch and notice red streaks on the bathroom . paper. Or perhaps you wipe up after bottoming and you also see bloodstream in the towel. What’s happening?

Painful bleeding is outward indications of one thing small like hemorrhoids to something more severe like lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). To find out more about what direction to go I asked San Francisco AIDS Foundation director of nursing Pierre-Cйdric Crouch, PhD, ANP-BC, ACRN some “burning” questions I had if you experience bleeding from your butt.

Q: Many thanks for responding to my concerns, Pierre! What exactly are some reasons someone might bleed from their butt? Continue reading “Q&A: the causes of bleeding & discomfort from your own butt?”