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bright red blood stool diarrhea

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Roberts
42 years experience Family Medicine
Start a food diary: Though it is time consuming, you may wish to start a food diary. Begin with simple foods (only!) to which you KNOW you don’t react. Then add a new foo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Low likelihood : At age 19 and if without family history cancer is unlikely but colitis is possible. You need to have it checked out.
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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Probably not.: More common causes of blood in stool include hemorrhoids. It would be exceedingly rare for a 19 year old to have colon cancer. If the bleeding does ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: If the blood is bright red it means it comes from near the outlet. Often from a crack/fissure in the purse string like closing mechanism of the outlet ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
If all the tests are: Normal, likely your diarrhea could be from ibs, side effect of your meds etc. Follow up with your dr. Take care!
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Add some fiber : Metamucil might help her if pain or distention see her doctor.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Can't tell.: No way to tell from the info. If there is truly blood then IBD must be a consideration, but plenty of people with IBS have blood related to constipat ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Diagnostic needed: Would recommend sticking with 1 physician, keep a diet log also. Many conditions may result in such symptoms and detailed meds and supplements review, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nudrat Nauman
25 years experience Pediatrics
Seek medical help: Blood in stool can be from several causes in children. One of them is dysentery , another is intussusception. In any case it's very important to have ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Certainly concerning: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and ed blood in stool then followed by mucus... bowel ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Anal fissures: Anal fissures can be a source of bleeding especially after large or hard stools. They are the most common reason for blood found on the tissue in chil ... Read More
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