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Bleeding From Bowels
My husband has been bleeding from his bowels. He also has low blood pressure, fatigue, and very tired?
Also known as an internal hemorrhage, internal bleeding refers to bleeding that occurs inside the body that is not seen from the outside. This happens when there is damage to an artery or vein from trauma, an injury to the spleen, a ruptured aneurysm, or erosion into an artery or vein from cancer or gastric ulcer. Internal bleeding is a medical emergency ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband has been bleeding from his bowels,he also has low blood pressure,fatige,very tired and he is pale w?
Symptoms of bleeding: All these symptoms are due to the bleeding. That's dangerous and needs to be addressed immediately. ...Read more
My husband has been bleeding from his bowels, He also has low blood pressure,fatige,very tired and he is pale. What could these be symptoms of?
Blood in stool: They are serious symptoms and your husband should get to the Emergency room and be evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more
I am having internal bleeding in vaginal and in my bowels , i had a hysterectomy over 20 years ago. What could cause this.?
No: Blood in stools is abnormal and must be explained especially if you didn't have bowel or rectal surgery. If you did any bleeding should be light and not prolonged. Other causes of rectal bleeding are hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, growths, or inflammatory bowel disease. Your surgeon who knows your case is best to advise you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi i am scared to go to the toilet and open my bowels i have no bleeding but i'm having serious pain as i try i cry and shake and have sharp pains ?
Go to the ER...: ...for pain as intense and worrisome as you describe. ...Read more
Bright red rectal bleeding 2.5 years ago that lasted on and off 3 weeks with painful bowels. Have had no blood since.24 y/o. Do i need to see a dr?
Could be: Bleeding could be bright red or stools could be black, depending on site of bleeding. Rectal bleeding is abnormal. It should be investigated. At your age, colon cancer is unlikely unless you have ulcerative colitis or familial polyposis, but you should have it checked out, because there are other causes, some of them serious, that can cause rectal bleeding. ...Read more
I have internal & external bleeding hemorrhoids & can't completely empty my bowels. I also have hypoglycemia. What OTC is safe to take?
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Bleeding from my bottom and had pain opening bowels but not constipated but my doctor won't do a rectal exam so i don't know what is wrong, ?
You DEFINITELY: Need to find a different doctor! i recommend a gastroenterologist or a proctologist. Good luck@! ...Read more
My son us bleeding from his rectum when he has a bowel movement. His bowels are kinda hard n big could it be causing that?? He said he wasn't hurt.
Yes: Kids with hard or bulky stools or some that push out too fast will cause a crack in the outlet. This deposits bright red blood on the outside of the BM. It tends to recur as long as the stool is hard/bulky. Going more often, or using a stool softener like miralax can help over time. I've never seen a kid with a hemorrhoid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was given mebeverine on max dose while testing is going on for IBDs told it would stop diarrhoea /slow bowels down, I have been going to toilet at least every hour, not quite diarrhoea but very soft! Feeling very ill, bleeding gums, tired, headaches and
May need A&E (ER): Call your physician. If your dizzy or lightheaded on standing or feeling very ill you may be dehydrated and/or anemic +/- electrolyte imbalance. This can be dangerous. Go to the Emergency Room for evaluation. For information on IBD including some experimental treatments SEE: http://bit.ly/1CFvA8R and http://bit.ly/1JoiqDM ...Read more
For a month now have had diarrhea, no painful bowel movements but feels the pressure of them. Loud constant noises from bowels. No bleeding.
Diarrhea: Possibilities include intestinal infection, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, gluten intolerance or lactose intolerance.Overactive thyroid is less likely. If you can't determine whether dietary causes are triggering the diarrhea, consult a gastroenterologist who will evaluate you and order the appropriate tests in order to diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Tampon: If you put a tampon in the vagina, and there's blood on it, then you're bleeding from the vagina. Sometimes if you are wearing a pad, it is difficult to tell. Also, you could try using a wet wipe on the anus only and see if there is bleeding on the wipe. Good luck! ...Read more
Rectal Bleeding: The most common cause of this is hemorrhoid, which are dilated small veins that occur after recurrent pressure from hard bowel movements or childbirth, for example. Anal fissures - little cuts in the anus - can also happen from the same process. If it increases in frequency/ duration/severity then you may need to check it out. Likely not a big deal, though. ...Read more
Can be: It can be caused by variety of things- including cancer. Nobody knows for sure unless you go to see your doctor and have it checked. One thing is for sure, however, that you would need to have a trip to go to see your gastroenterologist for a GI work-up ( colonoscopy and +/- an endoscopy if warranted. ). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am bleeding internally would I throw it up or would I pass it in,a bowel or urine,? Or can I have bleeding and,not know?
Depends...: Internal bleeding can come from many things: trauma (as in auto accident or injury), rupture of tubal pregnancy, etc. Usually, significant internal bleeding will cause the bowel to "shut down." Nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, abdominal bloating and tenderness would be common symptoms. It is possible to have a small amount of bleeding and NOT know it. Check with your doctor. LGromko MD ...Read more
Vaginal bleeding: Masturbation depending upon what was involved could cause vaginal bleeding from local induced trauma. You should seek physician evaluation for a pelvic examination of your vagina. Untreated you could end up with infection, fertility complications and worsening bleeding. If there is trauma it can be treated or if mild can heal on its own but vaginal evaluation is necessary.Seek physician evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
X rayshowed impacted bowel. Have had off and on rectal bleeding then sudden diarrhea what could cause this?
Constipation: Colon impaction from chronic constipation can cause all types of abdominal bloating & discomfort. Straining to have hard bm will cause pain & rectal bleeding. Diarrhea can be an attempt at the body trying to eliminate the excess bowel waste. Drink more liquids, eat more fiber, try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) laxative. See a doctor for an exam & discussion of treatment options. ...Read more
Been having bowel bleeding& now it's a little gone-it's March now&period didn't come in February. Possible reason?
BRBPR: BRBPR= Bright red blood per rectum. Top causes are hemorrhoids and anal fissures. You need a full exam and rectal exam to make diagnosis. Lab work may be needed to Check for anemIa. If you still have symptoms stool cultures and a colonoscopy may be warranted . In the meantime stay well hydrated 64-80 oz water/dy. And gluten free with high fiber gutbliss.com ...Read more
Painful and black bowel movment, swelled abdomen, vaginal pain and bleeding, twisting pain in abdomen top and bottom, left and right side, nasuea?
BerlyC asked: Painful and black bowel movement: Having black stools means bleeding is higher up in the bowel or stomach .Along with severe abdominal pain , +swollen belly , might have a small bowel obstruction. which is SERIOUS Vaginal bleeding and pain could be multiple causes. You could possibly be pregnant + having an Ectopic (tubal) pregnancy SERIOUS I would definitely see a doctor or go to the ER ASAP to prevent shock or more bleeding. ...Read more
Profuse rectal bleeding (drips during bowel movent) pain lasts through the night keeps me awake. Scheduled for a scope in a week. Should i go sooner?
Yes!!!: I would call your doc tonight and be seen asap. Depending on how long you have been bleeding you maybe a pint or 2 low. Walk-in on your doc tomorrow morning. ...Read more
Pain vs no pain? : Bleeding with bm and if associated with much pain, likely anal fissure and/or external hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoid usually does not hurt and blood is often found coating the stool rather than mixing with it. Better safe than sorry, check with your doc to see what you have. External hemorrhoids and fissures r pain in the _ _ _ but not dangerous, and can be treated. Good luck. ...Read more
If this is occuring: More than once (like drops of blood on tissue paper) then recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more
Maybe: Digested blood from the upper GI tract is usually black, marroon and or tarry/loose in consistency. If you think you may be having GI blood loss you should always see your doctor for evaluation. There are simple tests which can be done on stool to evaluate for the presence of blood. Anytime you have copious amounts of black tarry stool or bright blood in stool seek immediate evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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