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what is wrong if you poop blood
A 30-year-old member asked:
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be many things: You should see a gastroenterologist and see if you need endoscopic evaluation or not.
20 years experience Gastroenterology
Need evaluation: Could be hemorrhoids, chronic colitis or even malignancy. You should seek medical evaluation.
25 years experience Psychiatry
Evaluation warranted: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions.
A 45-year-old member asked:
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No correct time: Bleeding in the poop is always a warning sign. Most conditions with bright red blood, usually on the surface, are benign but uncomfortable and someti ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
See a GI doctor: Go see a gastrointestinal doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. This could be something serious.
A 49-year-old member asked:
25 years experience Internal Medicine
You need tests.: This could be anything from a hemorrhoid all the way to colon or rectal cancer. You really need a colonoscopy. A doctor needs to look to see why you' ... Read More
A member asked:
27 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely....: ....You have hemorrhoids. These are swollen rectal blood vessels. This is a common problem as people age, if they're obese, have high blood pressure, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Red or black?: Red, most likely hemorrhoids. Black, possibly bleeding ulcer. Please see you primary care provider.
A 37-year-old male asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Need a GI doc: Is it bright red blood? On the surface or mixed in with the stool? Do you have hemorrhoids, internal or external? In any case, you need to get a proct ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
30 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is never normal. It sounds however that your's is caused by constipation and probably large stools causing an irritation and "inflamat ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
36 years experience General Practice
Check it out: Blood in stool is a serious symptom and needs to be checked out by your physician. Dont delay or hesitate.
A 48-year-old member asked:
14 years experience Family Medicine
Vomiting blood: Vomiting of blood is caused by an injury to the stomach or esophagus, and needs to be evaluated immediately. Please report to the nearest emergency de ... Read More
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