Top
20
Doctor insights on: Bleeding Diverticulitis

Share
Dr. Eric Kaplan
580 doctors shared insights

Diverticulitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more of the small pouches in the digestive tract ...Read more


2

2
Does diverticulitis cause bleeding?

Does diverticulitis cause bleeding?

No.: Diverticuli are small, typically pea-sized pockets that are very common in western societies, likely related to our high red meat, low fiber diets. The presence of these pockets is called diverticulosis and is very, very common, and may cause bleeding. Diverticulitis is inflammation of the colon brought about by rupture of one of these pockets; it generally does not cause bleeding. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Will intestinal bleeding hurt?

Will intestinal bleeding hurt?

Possibly: If associated with cramping or hard stool movement. ...Read more

5

5
Would ulcerative colitis cause peri-anal abscess?

Would ulcerative colitis cause peri-anal abscess?

It can: Many patients with peri-anal and peri-rectal abscess recover fine and never have a recurrence. Some patients develop recurrent abscess, and eventually are also found to have crohns or ulcerative colitis. Hopefully your abscess will be once and over. Both uc and crohns are difficult to diagnose. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, rectal prolapses ?

Abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, rectal prolapses 
?

See a doctor: it is almost impossible for a young man to have a prolapsed rectum unless you have something congenital that mean a condition that you were born with either way make sure your bowel is regular eat more fibers ,more fruits,hydrate yourself with water and juice specially prune juice avoid sodas,pop,and caffeine and energy drink avoid straining most important see a doctor for proper examination ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Would diverticulitis cause anal pain during bowel movements?

Would diverticulitis cause anal pain during bowel movements?

Prob not: Probably not. Usually pain with a bowel movement is the result of either an anal fissure or external hemorrhoid. Neither one is dangerous and both are easily treated. Diverticulitis will usually give a patient fever and abdominal pain. The pain is more constant in nature. How long have you had this pain and is there any bleeding associated with the bm? ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Bleeding from rectum during menses?

Recal bleeding: Usually this is a fooler and blood leaks over to the rectum from the vagina. However, possible you could have recto vaginal fistula or some type of bleeding problem. ...Read more

9

9
Possible reasons for bleeding from ulcerative colitis?

Possible reasons for bleeding from ulcerative colitis?

Inflammation: The inflammation on the lining of the bowel causes that lining to break down. So essentially there is injury to your body. The bleeding is a natural extension of this. The treatments are medications to correct the inflammation actually. Then, the body will naturally heal the lining of the bowel and the bleeding will stop. ...Read more

10

10
Miscarriage bleeding same as menstrual bleeding?

Miscarriage bleeding same as menstrual bleeding?

No: They are both bleeding but from different causes. ...Read more

11

11
Sigmoidosopy diverticulum & hemorrhoid. Past 2 days diarrhea, blood, mucous, pain left side abd. Today same symptoms, no diarrhea. Diverticulosis?

Sigmoidosopy diverticulum & hemorrhoid. Past 2 days diarrhea, blood, mucous, pain left side abd. Today same symptoms, no diarrhea. Diverticulosis?

Cannot diagnose: Yes, this may be diverticulitis but would need more info and the ability to examine you. See a gastroenterologist or a colorectal surgeon and be fully assessed. Good luck. ...Read more

12

12
Gi bleeding after sex?

Not sure: Certainly it could be hemorrhoids from straining during intercourse. I am making an assumption that we are not talking about anal intercourse. I strongly recommend avoiding anal intercourse. It is an exit not an entrance! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
Would a colonoscopy note moderate diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon?And could this diverticular be causing obscure GI bleeding?

Would a colonoscopy note moderate diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon?And could this diverticular be causing obscure GI bleeding?

Yes & no: A colonoscopy could certainly detect moderate diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon however diverticulosis almost never a cause of obscure GI bleeding. It is usually overt & very obvious especially when coming from the sigmoid colon. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Could an anal fissure bleed without bowel movement?

Could an anal fissure bleed without bowel movement?

Yes: Yes if the fissure is bleeding you don't need stool to make it worse. There can be small droplets of blood in the toilet water. I would see a gastroenterologist or colon rectal surgeon for full diagnosis ...Read more

15

15
Thrombosed hemmorhoid now bleeding again?

Thrombosed hemmorhoid now bleeding again?

Hemmorhoids: There are in office procedures like banding or drainage that can be done to manage the disease as well as non surgical things like behavioral and dietary modifications that can help. Best to see a local colorectal or general surgeon to help manage this condition ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Does gallstones cause bleeding after passing stool?

Does gallstones cause bleeding after passing stool?

No: There is no relationship between the systems involved that could have one influence or cause the other. ...Read more

17

17
xarelto & Percocet for last wk. have severe abdominal pain w/ rectal bleeding. Could it be ulcerative colitis where diarrhea is stopped from opiods?

 xarelto & Percocet for last wk.  have severe abdominal pain w/ rectal bleeding. Could it be ulcerative colitis where diarrhea is stopped from opiods?

Hematochezia: It sounds like ther are many important variables regarding your question that make it a complex one. Yes xarelto can thin your blood and make you more prone to bleeding. Opioid medications usually have the side effect of causing constipation. ...Read more

18

18
Colonscopy 2013 bright red rectal bleeding, diagnosis hemorrhoid . Appearing again & GI schedule colonscopy w/ anesthesia. suggesting incomplete last time?

Colonscopy 2013 bright red rectal bleeding, diagnosis hemorrhoid . Appearing again & GI schedule colonscopy w/ anesthesia. suggesting incomplete last time?

Not necessarily: There are many reason why this would be scheduled with general anesthesia. Talk to your GI Doctor, it may be different arrangements or requirements at the facility or the need for a longer exam. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Abdominal bloating/fullness, constipation, bleeding in stool, infrequent Abdominal pain. Does a normal abdominal ultrasound rule out something serious?

Abdominal bloating/fullness, constipation, bleeding in stool, infrequent Abdominal pain. Does a normal abdominal ultrasound rule out something serious?

No: Well, it's a qualified no. US is good for looking at solid organs but not so good for bowel. However it seems you already have an irritable bowel diagnosis and you might have inflammatory bowel disease as well, so imaging-wise CT will be more useful ...Read more

20

20
Can a kidney stone cause rectal bleeding?

Can a kidney stone cause rectal bleeding?

No: I can not think of any way that a kidney stone could result in rectal bleeding. They involve 2 separate organ symptoms. It's more likely you have something in your GI tract like gastritis or hemorrhoids. See your doctor. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Alan Patterson
2,219 doctors shared insights

Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding = ...Read more