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Abdominal Pain And Blood In Stool
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
Blood in stool today and yesterday and have cramping lower and middle abdominal pain and painful pressure in the pelvic area before bowel movement?
Blood in stool: Sounds like you need to be seen and evaluated by the physician asap. Please do not waste any time further and go to your doctor now. ...Read more
Too many: Possibilities to go into here but you need to be seen promptly by your doctor or a gi/colorectal surgeon. Sounds like a colonoscopy may be indicated to determine the cause. Could be inflammatory bowel disease, colitis, diverticular disease, polyps or tumor, benign or malignant. Don't delay! ...Read more
Needs evaluation : These are concerning symptoms in the context of abdominal pain with associated blood in your stool. I would make it a point to call your medical provider who will need to evaluate The problem more thoroughly.while there are minor problems that can give the symptoms, there are more ominous things that need to be ruled out. If pain and bleeding is not tolerable go to ER. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Possible: This is not a home diagnosis. There are too many possibly serious illness which may present like this and you should be seen by a physician quickly. ...Read more
Vomitting, diarrhea, blood in stools and occasionally vomit too. Pain in lower abdomen/upper pelvic area. What could be wrong?
You need help: Sorry but at 42, blood in the stool needs to be investigated, especially when associated with occassional pain. Speak to your doctor, and, if appropriated, a GI consult can be arranged. Be prepared to discuss activities associated with said blood and pain. Good luck. ...Read more
Eval: These symptoms may not be related... You could have more than one problem. But if they all started around same time, it would be more concerning. Bright red blood is more concerning than dark blood if associated with back/abd pain. Or this could be hemorrhoid. You should see a doc for eval. ...Read more
Constant abdominal pain relief when passing stool. Mucus in stool and loose stool. Physical exam, blood and stool test were negative. Is it IBS or IBD?
Either or other: Your symptoms are consistent with both irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease among others. I am not sure what physical exam means and it is very important HOW the stool blood test is done to be accurate. Start taking a daily fiber supplement and drink plenty of fluid. If symptoms persist you need to see a GI specialist and have at least a sigmoidoscopy or "short scope". ...Read more
Depends: If it has only been going on for less than 48 hours, and promptly goes away, then you may have a gastrointestinal virus. In this situation blood loss, electrolyte imbalances, and dehydration are the major concerns. If you have been having these symptoms for weeks or months, these could be signs of something serious like cancer. I recommend visiting your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Severe joint pain, abdominal pain, occasional blood or mucus in stool. Sometimes yellow loose stool. Cramps and gas. What's wrong?
Slight Abdominal pain 1wk after anal masturbation. Slight nausea, constipation and dark/black stool. Small amounts of blood in stool Perforated Colon?
See doctor: Although it is not possilbe to make this diagnosis over the internet, the current symptoms with the mechanism of action and are concerning. It certainly could be many things, but you do want to rule out any intestinal damage. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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