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What causes blood in newborn stool as well as baby hardly drinking milk 1ounce to be exact?

What causes blood in newborn stool as well as baby hardly drinking milk 1ounce to be exact?

Contact your Dr.: This is urgent- blood in stool needs immediate eval - especially in a baby. - there are other important questions to be asked such as age of baby- any birth complications, maturity-etc but it won't change your need to take baby in - so please make an appoint to be seen today if you have not already. Good luck. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth. Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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What could cause blood in a newborns stool?

What could cause blood in a newborns stool?

GI bleeding: Blood in the stool generally means that the GI tract is bleeding. If it's red blood (as opposed to black, tarry stools) then this suggests a lower GI bleed. You should immediately report what you are seeing to your pediatrician as soon as possible so your baby can be checked immediately today. If your doctor is not available take your baby to the er. ...Read more

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Newborn with a streak of blood in his stool. After suffering from sever constipation we switched to soy and he had a rectal exam yesterday. Thouhts?

Newborn with a streak of blood in his stool. After suffering from sever constipation we switched to soy and he had a rectal exam yesterday. Thouhts?

Almost certainly an: Anal fissure, which requires no therapy. Commonly caused by both constipation and rectal examination. If constipation. Gone (meaning hard stool), should resolve soon. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?

What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?

Need to see doctor.: There are numerous possible causes, but if your newborn is passing blood and refusing to eat, you need to take your baby to the doctor asap. ...Read more

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Why do I have blood and stool?

Why do I have blood and stool?

Get evaluated.: I don't know the reason for blood in your stool. Causes can include: hemmorrhoids, fissure, fistula, cancer or inflammation or infection of GI tract. Best to have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I have blood in my stools?

Why do I have blood in my stools?

Need more info: Is it red blood? In the bowel or on the toilet paper? Have you had it long? How old are you? Any change in bowel habits? But the bottom line is if you have been seeing blood in your bowel movements then you need to go see a doctor for further evaluation. It can be anything from a rectal tear orhemorrhoid to a polyp or tumor based on information obtained in a history. See an internist or GI. ...Read more

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What could cause blood in the stool?

What could cause blood in the stool?

Many causes: Hemorrhoids, a fissure, and cancer are the most common causes. Blood in the stool requires a health care provider evaluation. Please arrange one. ...Read more

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I have blood in the stool what is wrong?

I have blood in the stool what is wrong?

Bloody stool.: There are many things that can cause blood in the stool. Some are benign and some are not. It could be as simple as a hemorrhoid to as severe as colon cancer. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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What causes blood to appear in your stool?

What causes blood to appear in your stool?

Bleeding.: Bleeding anywhere from lips to anus can cause blood in your stool. The top ten list includes diseases such as: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, arteriovenous malformations, gastritis, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (including aspirin) drug use. ...Read more

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Is it bad if there is blood in your stool?

Is it bad if there is blood in your stool?

Possibly: Blood in stool is not normal. It could be from something as innocuous as hemorrhoids or as serious as cancer. Causes can include fissures, fistula or infections or inflammation of the GI tract. If it has occurred more than once, see your physician - take care. ...Read more

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When is blood in your stool an urgent matter?

See your DOCTOR: Blood in stool need to be evaluated properly It can be as simple as hemorrhoid or a more serious condition. There is long list of significant conditions responsible for presence of blood in the stool. So
best is to see your doctor for a detail examination and evaluation ...Read more

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What causes blood in stools?

What causes blood in stools?

Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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I have occult blood in my stools?

I have occult blood in my stools?

Be evaluated: Best to be evaluated as depending on your clinical picture, age, symptoms and family history further evaluation necessary including possible colonoscopy. ...Read more

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What to make of blood in my stool?

What to make of blood in my stool?

Eval: If more than a one time occurence, you have it medically evaluated. Causes of blood in stool can include hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, cancer & inflammation or infeciton of gut. ...Read more

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Why is there often blood in my stool?

Why is there often blood in my stool?

Blood in stool.: There are many potential reasons for blood in the stool. Some of them are insignificant, but several of them, including colon polyps, colon cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease are important to have treated immediately. If you have not yet had an evaluation, you should go to your doctor right away. You may need a visit to a gastroenterologist. Good luck. Do not delay. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have blood in my stool?

Most prudent course: Of action is medical evaluation for rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What causes mucus and blood in the stool?

What causes mucus and blood in the stool?

Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What is the reason for blood in the stool?

Get checked to know.: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. ...Read more

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My stool has blood in it what should I do?

My stool has blood in it what should I do?

See a physician: Lots of possibilities. Hemorrhoids, fissure, colitis, polyps, cancer. ...Read more

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What are the cause of blood being in my stool?

What are the cause of blood being in my stool?

Many causes: Fresh blood indicates lower GI bleed (i.e. hemorrhoids, fissures, diverticulosis). One of the concerning causes is a mass in colon. It can be noncancerous or cancerous. It is the scraping of feces against a highly vascularized mass that can cause you to have small amount of blood in stool. In all cases, have it looked at by a doctor. Blood loss can lead to iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned about blood in my stool?

Should I be concerned about blood in my stool?

Yes: Blood in your stool can come from inflammation in your intestines or stomach, hemorrhoids, or even cancer. I recommend you see your doctor for an exam & possible testing. In the meantime, make sure you are drinking at least 5 cups of water a day and have at least 30 grams of fiber daily. You can get this with a fiber supplement or from fruits, vegetables, legumes and fiber enriched foods. ...Read more

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I have a lot of blood in my stool, what causes that?

Blood in stool: There are dozens of potential causes of blood in the stool. Sorting it out is the job of a gastroenterologist. Clues to the source or the actual color of the blood, whether there are any associated symptoms, medications being taken, and other coexisting medical problems. You should see your doctor for a referral if you are seeing blood. Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood and clots when passing stool?

Blood and clots when passing stool?

Several thoughts.: If stools otherwise look normal in color and consistency, then could be hemorrhoids or anal fissure. If accompanied by diarrhea and episodic, could be ulcerative colitis or other inflammatory colitis. If stools are black and tarry, could be stomach ulcer or gastritis. Unfortunately there are several thoughts depending on actual presentation of blood. ...Read more

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Do black spots in stool mean blood?

Do black spots in stool mean blood?

Sometimes...: Black spotting may result from iron supplements, foods you eat (like a lot of spinach), substances (like peptobismol), but most significantly suggests bleeding. When blood is denatured by acid in your stomach, as from ulcers, stools will turn tarry ("melena"). Blood may also be ingested from nose bleeds, bleeding gums. Silver-colored stool suggests bleeding from the biliary tree. Get checked pls. ...Read more

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Is a newborn having green stool bad?

Is a newborn having green stool bad?

No: A stools color is generally due to the bile added to the poo as it travels through the digestive process. If it moves through quickly, it is more likely a shade of bilious green, slower a yellow & if it has time for gut bacteria to change it further it will be a brown. Baby poo is expected to range well within this green to brown color palate. ...Read more

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.How reliable is stool occult blood?

Not at ALL: It is not reliable at all. If it is positive, that tells us something needs to be checked. If it is negative, doesn't mean anything. It has a very high false negative rate - meaning, even if something is there, it doesn't detect it. ...Read more

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What does the stool blood test detect?

What does the stool blood test detect?

Blood: If you are referring to the standard fecal occult blood test in the office and it is done as a colon cancer screen. ...Read more

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