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what does it mean when you poop blood clots

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Many things: Blood clots suggest old blood. This can come from hemorrhoids or diverticulosis or a blood vessel. You should probably follow-up with a physician if t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rectal Bleeding: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated p ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated p ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Go to ER: You are bleeding in your GI tract and this can be life threatening. Get off the computor and go to er now.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possible hemorrhoids: Blood clots in stool are usually the result of bleeding in the lower or upper intestinal tract. Occasionally, blood clots in stool come from small hem ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eduardo Haddad
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Real problems!: Usually a tumor, severe infection of the bladder, a ruptured kiney cyst, a kidney stone, a prostate problem or even trouble with the kidney filters as ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Blood clots in urine: This means that you probably have a bladder infection. These can cause significant pain and irritation. So, if you continue to show this symptom you n ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: What you described may be called gross hematuria, which is observed with naked eyes and should be evaluated for UTI or others like tumors along somewh ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This can be very serious - colon cancer can present with bleeding. It may also be simple such as hemorrhoids due to straining with bowel movements. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is worrisome ;: May represent infection. Please seek med eval now.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
Hemoptysis: Technical term is called hemoptysis. It suggest bleeding anyway from the nasopharynx/throat area to the bottom of the lungs.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nina Hall
Dr. Nina Hall answered
Specializes in General Surgery
See md: It is not normal to have blood in your bowel movements and if you are dizzy you may have ore blood loss than you realize. If you are passing small bi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not good: See your doctor asap. This may be from any structure from the kidney filtering units down to the tip of the urethra.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Period color: Hi, there are 2 possibilities, 1- mixing the period blood with discharge from ur cervix 2- infection plz see ur MD for pelvic exam.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Airway bleeding: This may be from the lungs or bronchus, or another sourse causing blood to enter the airway and produce a cough. Best to see an otolaryngologist to de ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This is some left: Over, old, oxidize blood being released.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing: Blood changes color as it oxidizes and begins to break down. It simply reflects how long it has been sitting in the uterus and the back of the vagina.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
EMERGENCY: Bright red blood in your vomit means you are bleeding from your stomach or esophagus. It means you need emergency care now! please get to an emergen ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need a urgent check : Blood in the urine is a serious probelm. You need to go see a doctor right away. If you do not have a regualar doctor, you can go to an er where you w ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Not good: Either a direct irritation , an infection a damage on airways by the chronic irritation ora cancer get expert evaluation rigth away.

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