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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

A long tube runs from the mouth to the anus. It includes, in order, the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine (duodenum, jejunum, ileus), caecum, the ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon (or large intestine) and the rectum. The space inside that tube , the lumen, is considered to be outside of the body. When we bleed into that space ...Read more


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Should I go to the emergency room when i see a lot of bright red blood in my stool?

Should I go to the emergency room when i see a lot of bright red blood in my stool?

Hemorrhoid common.: Without a hemorrhoid, yes. Usually bright red blood is from the rectum or anus. It is probably a hemorrhoid and needs anoscopy to see it. Amount of bleeding in toilet is diff to judge. If the bleeding stops and you do not take aspirin or ibuprofen or other NSAIDs like naproxen, and you don't feel dizzy or lightheaded, you could wait until the morning to see a GI specialist or your dr ...Read more

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I have a lot of bright red blood mixed in with stool, should I go see a doctor?

I have a lot of bright red blood mixed in with stool, should I go see a doctor?

Quick answer, yes.: I always say that we generally like it when blood stays in the body, so any thought that blood is leaving your body should be investigated. That being said, when there's bright red blood in the stool it could be something as simple as a hemorrhoid or anal fissure. But we wouldn't know unless you're examined, so seeing a doctor in person would be your best course of action. ...Read more

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What causes bright red blood in stool?

What causes bright red blood in stool?

Bleeding: Not much else besides bleeding. If bright red blood, you need to see your doctor. Most likely cause is hemorrhoids. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What to do if bright red blood in stool?

Not normal-see MD: Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks if you have blood in stool. You need further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can have happen if there is bright red blood in stool almost everyday?

Coulld be: Anything from hemorrhoids to proctitis, colitis or polyps or tumors. It is not normal and needs to be thoroughly and quickly evaluated and diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Is bright red blood in stool or in toilet always dangerous? It's been going on 3+ months everytime I have bm, no insurance and unsure if its er

No amount of bleed: Ing should be considered normal especially if it persists for 3 months. You need to be seen and examined. Most often due to hemorrhoids or a fissure but more serious problems can also be causing the same symptoms. Find someway to be seen by a primary care doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon. Borrow the money or work out a payment plan but get evaluated. ...Read more

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Ive felt "something" under skin along right innerbutt cheek approx 2inches long and quite narrow for 2-3 weeks. Now I have bright red blood in stool.

Ive felt "something" under skin along right innerbutt cheek approx 2inches long and quite narrow for 2-3 weeks. Now I have bright red blood in stool.

Medical Examination: You need to have a doctor check and examine you. That is the only way to find out if it is something benign(like hemorrhoids) or it can even be cancerous..Only a doctor's examination can help you to sort it out. Do not ignore or delay this examination....it can be something serious and prove dangerous to your life. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Bloody Or Red Colored Stools (Definition)

Blood in the stool of babies is always a concern and should be investigated. Some of the causes include food allergies, infection of the bowels (bacterial gastroenteritis), anal fissure, and rarely, intussusception. ...Read more


Feces (Definition)

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