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is bloody stool a sign of pregnancy

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on cause: Many pregnant women have hemorrhoids that may produce blood stool and may resolve after delivery. However, any bleeding in the stools is a serious is ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Nothing that should : Be ignored, but rather needs immediate attention. Can be infectious, inflammatory such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, tumor, hemorrhoids. O ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Possibilities: Include bleeding from hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, infectious diarrhea, cancer, arterio-venous malformations, crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. A ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It could mean a: # of different things. Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
34 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor!: Blood in stool has many causes, some benign, some worrisome, some bad. Only a doctor trained in evaluation of the GI tract can differentiate between t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon s ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bloody stool: Bloody stool = blood in stool.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
And the question?: First of all, regardless of the cause, you need to seek professional, expert evaluation! this may be minor food poisoning, severe colitis, infectious ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Bloody stool: coughing could put strain on hemorrhoids and make them bleed. However you need to be seen right away. Bloody stool can mean many things including ul ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sounds like: Colitis either infectious or inflammatory bowel but can't rule out a polyp or tumor. You need to get a colonoscopy after a full history and physical e ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: This should not cause bloody bowel movements. Please have this checked medically.

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