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can a hernia cause blood in stool

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
No: There is no connection between the hernia and the stools.
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: While it possible in extreme or regency situations, the presence of a hernia if any kind should no cause blood in the stool. Hope this helps!

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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: Asap do not wait and do not procrastinate!
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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Red blood?: If it is red blood it can't come from hiatal hernia. It means that the pathology what ever it is comes from the colon/rectum. Hiatal hernia would giv ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
17 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Palafer usually refers to iron supplements. It can make your stool appear black and possibly look like bleeding but usually i would expect such a medi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes frm dietary heme: You can have false positive reading that is caused from dietary heme ( from red meat)- thus you should avoid red meat , poultry, fish, some raw vegeta ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Browning
30 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
They don't. : Something else is going on. See a colorectal surgeon or at least your primary care physicians. Pilonidal cysts can certainly cause a lot of problems, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Fecal blood can be caused by Aspirin use, particularly if used chronically, in high doses, concomitantly with other drugs that may cause gastrointesti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Straining to have: A bowel movement can indeed cause bleeding from hemorrhoids or a fissure, especially if your stool is hard due to poor fiber and inadequate fluid inta ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Straining for blood: Straining to much in toilet due to constipation can be a cause of some bleeding due to small anal tear from mechanical friction of hardenend stools or ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: This would almost certainly be accompanied by pain. If it is not painful and it persists, get it checked out.
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: most common cause is hemorrhoids. If you are exercising, you have more leeway to eat what you like.
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