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could anxiety cause air in stools

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniela Torres
Specializes in Medicina General
SEE BELOW : Uncommon, what’s the blood like? Fresh red blood or dots of blood in the paper? Or dark blood? With any of these I strongly recommend going to a gast ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety/red stool: Unlikely. Please consult your pcp for workup to find out cause.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Rectal Bleeding: Passing dry, hard constipated stool may cause bleeding. But rectal bleeding is not a symptom of an anxiety disorder. Recommend medical assessment.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gewirtz
39 years experience Urgent Care
No: Anxiety will not cause blood in stool
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
NO: Blood in stool may cause someone to feel anxious but anxiety does not cause blood in stool.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Anxiety does not cause blood in the stool.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety: Anxiety may cause irritable bowel syndrome
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Wexler
23 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, but.....: Anxiety is a common cause of both constipation and diarrhea. However, constipation is really not "diagnoses" unless you go days without pooping. Man ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Dooley
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Barrett's would not affect your bowel function; anxiety may cause frequent stools, but not in everyone;
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
15 years experience Gastroenterology
See answer: altered bowel habits is a feature of IBS and relates to several factors including spasms of the bowel, altered bacterial environment, and sensitivity ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yellow is normal: With Bile deficiency.......you will loose yellowness. relax, it is normal.
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes. See your doctor: Your doctor will give you medication to clean out your intestine. Then you'll take a bulk laxative for at least 6 months to have peanut-butter consis ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
The answer to...: ...your question is Yes and Yes, although the likelihood of pancreatic cancer here is very low. Reassurance & appropriate treatment are easy to ob ... Read More
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