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Any advice? I have taken garcinia cambogia for 2 days now and I have started bleeding from my rectom. Is this one of the side effects?

Any advice? I have taken garcinia cambogia for 2 days now and I have started bleeding from my rectom. Is this one of the side effects?

See doc DON'T use it: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more

Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more


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In may I became diabetic, gastroparesis, no period, bleeding from rectom. Still bleeding, no period, on insulin but thirsty.Whats wrong?Tried hormones.

In may I became diabetic, gastroparesis, no period, bleeding from rectom. Still bleeding, no period, on insulin but thirsty.Whats wrong?Tried hormones.

G.I. doctor can help: A primary care doctor can help fix the diabetes. The length of time a person has had diabetes before getting diagnosed influences how much damage has been done to various organs in the body. Rectal bleeding is a different issue, and needs to be checked out by the gastro-intestinal specialist (G.I. Doc), who can do a colonoscopy to look for hemorrhoids, polyps, and colon cancer. ...Read more

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What can cause rectum bleeding?

What can cause rectum bleeding?

Many things: Some of the causes of rectal bleeding are: 1.- hemorrhoids 2.- fissures 3.- arteriovenous malformations 4.- polyps 5.- cancer 6.- colitis 7.- upper GI bleed etc, etc, etc.... It is always good to get seen by a physcian if you are experiencing rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What may cause bleeding from rectum?

What may cause bleeding from rectum?

Rectal bleeding : Can have many causes such as simple hemorrhoids or fissures, but there are other disorders of the gastrointestinal tract like inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis...Etc. This is something that needs a medical evaluation and possibly a colonoscopy for a proper diagnosis. Take care! ...Read more

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Where does rectum bleeding come from?

Where does rectum bleeding come from?

Different causes: It can be a hemorrhoid, a cut or fissure, or colitis or crohns or other causes. Blood in the stool should be evaluated and taken seriously as to the cause. Your doctor will ask you about the possible causes and perform a rectal exam. A referral for a colonoscopy might be warranted to further evaluate the cause. ...Read more

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I have severe bleeding from my rectum?

I have severe bleeding from my rectum?

Get to the hospital!: Bleeding from the GI tract is never normal, but severe bleeding can be life-threatening. Lots of possibilities here, some of which can be very serious. Get to the emergency room please so the severity and cause of your bleeding can be determined, and the bleeding corrected. ...Read more

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Bleeding from the rectum. Is this worrying?

Can be: Until the correct diagnosis and cause is determined. See a colorectal surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. No amount of rectal bleeding should ever be considered normal. ...Read more

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Rectum is bleeding, desperate for solutions!?

Rectum is bleeding, desperate for solutions!?

Rectal bleeds: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more

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My hubby been bleeding for two 2 days from his rectum what can it be?

My hubby been bleeding for two 2 days from his rectum what can it be?

Many things: First, he needs to be seen by a doctor to have this evaluated. Rectal bleeding can be several things. The most common are hemorrhoids, a fissure, diverticulosis, colitis, or colon cancer. It all depends on other symptoms, his medical risk factors, and the results of blood work and imaging. ...Read more

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Severe bleeding from rectum and several scans show no results. What is going on?

Severe bleeding from rectum and several scans show no results. What is going on?

Scans?: You did not mention colonoscopy or upper endoscopy or any pain... Also did not mention any medications... If you are taking NSAID medications such as motrin, aspirin, aleve, (naproxen) etc then you could have an ulcer causing bleeding. If you have not had colonoscopy that should be done. Hemorrhoids can cause "severe" bleeding but that is rare. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more