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blood in the stool off and on how can i get rid of this problem

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Why not how: You need to determine the cause of bleeding before attempted treatment. See your physician.

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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
GI bleeding: Yes, go to your emergency room or to an Urgent Care center for emergency care. After that, follow up w/a gastroenterologist. Peace and good health.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Rendell
48 years experience Diabetology
Bloody stools: It is unlikely that antibiotics are causing bright red rectal bleeding. You will have to be checked for hemorrhoids and may need a colonsocopy
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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See your PCP for w/u: Once treated with Antibiotics, patient is prone to develop C.Diff Colitis upto 2 months after one used AB pill or topical cream.When used properly, th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Ulcerative colitis: No simple answer to care and treatment of uc. Start with a low fat, low gluten diet and a bowel regimen. Avoid alcohol and nicotine. Your primary doc ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Probably nothing: When one has blood in stool is it bright red or only found on guaiac stool analysis. Trace amts of blood can come from internal hemorrhoids or fissur ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor: There are several causes for ano-rectal pain with defecation including anal fissure, hemorrhoids, proctalgia and proctitis to name a few. All of thes ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Health provider: See your health care provider to determine if you still have C. diff. and what further treatment is needed.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valery Uhl
35 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not normal: Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks if you have blood in stool. You need further evaluation.
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
You need exam: Yes, you do. Constant rectal bleeding may be a sign of serious problem. See a surgeon or gastroenterologist for lower endoscopy. You probably need ir ... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Maybe not colonic...: Evaluation is always appropriate for re-bleeding from the gut. Black stool often means bleeding from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowe ... Read More
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