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Bloody Or Red Colored Stools
38 yr old female. No current health issues or medication. Last 2 weeks the first stool of the day is red. Toilet water appears bloody. ?
See your doctor f: Blood in stool needs a eval and diagnosis ...Read more
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Medical evaluation: Is needed to assess for GI bleeding. ...Read more
What can be done to find the source of bright red bloody stools that lasted just a few days and hasn't happened again for two weeks?
Hemorrhoid or ?: You need to see a gastro-intestinal specialist or a colorectal surgeon. Even a general surgeon can help you with getting an exam in the colon and rectal area. Hemorrhoids are the most common issue, but thinks like colitis, diverticulosis, polyps or colon tumors can cause rectal bleeding. I recommend finding out what is causing this problem. ...Read more
Everytime I go to the washroom, my stool is bloody as well as the water. When I wipe I notice that it varies from bright to dark red. What could it be?
Time to get checked: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.g. rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
About 1 month. every BM is very bloody. Bright red when I wipe. More than a fissure. Tried stool softeners but no relief.Should I be concerned?
Bloody stool: This requires immediate evaluation by gastroenterologistGet a more detailed answer ›
Causes of bloody stools? 4 ep. over 4 years. 1-4 days each. Severe pain 2 days ago. P/o 10-20 mins. Dark red bloody stools 2x yday. Blood mixed tday.
Have an exam: There are various possibilities and while some are not serious, a bad one could sneak into your life if you don't have it checked. That it hurt is perhaps good news that it's a surface tear but even that could lead to infection so do see a Dr. Why worry, why guess? ...Read more
Bloody stool: You should call your doctor and get checked right away. This may be serious so make contact today if possible. ...Read more
Bloody stool 3 times in the last 2 weeks I have had blood in my stools and sometimes it's pure bright red blood only?
Not something: To be ignored, it is not normal. May only be from hemorrhoids or something more serious such as polyp, tumor or inflammatory disease of the bowel. Talk with your doctor immediately and begin the work up as soon as possible. Early detection of the underlying problem is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 wk old had bowel mmnt and i noticed when she pushed it was red and looked like I was seeing her insides? Bloody mucous in her stool today. Causes?
I noticed 2 red lines diagonal in my upper. I'm eating and drinking water. My stool bloody and small Bc scared to push it hurts hemroids ? I'm 28 ?
Is it normal though after having a bloody stool for so long to have the red jelly looking blood in stool or after & bleed for rest of the day?
Bloody stool: Is never normal! jelly looking blood is suggestive of clots. This is as close as it gets to a medical emergency. Do not delay and go to the nearest full service hospital er. Have someone drive you as the risk of rapid bleeding and shock is too high to risk driving yourself. ...Read more
Are bright red bloody stools that cleared up after 3 days a concern? Lower back pain started at about the same time. Clean colonoscopy 2 years ago.
Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can sodas cause bright red bloody stool? Drink anywhere from 1 to 3 sodas daily. Have internal hemmoroids, so can soda be the reason for daily bleedin
WATCH YOUR BM: Not directly either the soda causing constipation and aggravating the hemorrhoids or the anal fissure that you might have or it could aggravating an ulcer that you might have specially if it had high caffeine content either way stop the soda monitor your bowels use a sitz bath. ...Read more
M 22..have IBS symptoms fr years..had soft stool with mucous..some mucous had a speck or so of red...is bloody mucous a symptom of colon cancer?
I have had bloody stools for over a month,water will be soild red. Alot of pain,big blood clots on tp and in stool also very stringy and now back pain?
Time to see your Dr.: if you don't have a doctor, go to a prompt care or emergency room. you seriously need to be evaluated. this is lower GI bleeding , either from colon, anorectal area,, or distal small bowel. I'm not going to go through the differential, I'm just telling you to get seen, and soon. Good luck. ...Read more
I have bad belly pain, and loose bloody stools. More blood then stools. Dark red liquid and smells of blood. Should I be worried? Three times today.
Belly pain & blood: in stool. Please see your doc. He/she will identify what is going on and provide a solution. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am experiencing leaking stool and bloody stool. The blood is brownish red. Not like when I have a hemorrhoid. I just had a bout of diverticulitis.
Gastroenterologist: Whenever one has bloody stool, it is important to see a gastroenterologist to sort out the cause. If you have not had a recent colonoscopy you will probably need one. It is possible that this may be a diverticular bleed. You should not delay in seeking help. If the bleeding is severe, go to the emergency room. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am experiencing bloody stool, blood in toilet, blood on toilet tissue and blood or red colored urine. The following also describes me: Rectal bleeding. What should I do?
Rectal bleeding: Please see your doctor ASAP. He/she will find out the source of the bleeding and help. Please take action to be safe. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Soft red bloody stools and clots when wiping, what could it be? Some stomach pain and little energy lots of stress no other symptoms a little worried
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Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more