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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

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


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Can slow carb diet cause blood in stool?

Can slow carb diet cause blood in stool?

Yes frm dietary heme: You can have false positive reading that is caused from dietary heme ( from red meat)- thus you should avoid red meat , poultry, fish, some raw vegetables (turnips, horseradish, etc.), and vitamin, aspirin, nsaids - 3 to 5 days prior to checking the fecal occult blood test. In addition, repeating the test- 2 slides each time from 3 separate bm-is recommended to increase sensitivity and accuracy. ...Read more

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One month ago, my hbg was 9.5 with low mcv, mch, mchc. Now my hbg is 8.6. No heavy menstral cycle but positive blood in stool. What could this mean?

One month ago, my hbg was 9.5 with low mcv, mch, mchc. Now my hbg is 8.6.  No heavy menstral cycle but positive blood in stool.  What could this mean?

GI bleeding possible: With your hemoglobin dropping and positive blood in your stool, you have bleeding from your GI tract. It could be coming from any part, from stomach to anus. At your age of 51, you really need to have this investigated. Colonoscopy would be one study you probably need. Please see a GI specialist as soon as possible. Be well. ...Read more

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My CBC blood test shows high Granulocyte 77.2 my lymphocyte is low 15.7 is this worrisome? I do have Gastritis that is relenting blood in stool.

My CBC blood test shows high Granulocyte  77.2
my lymphocyte is low 15.7 is this worrisome? I do have Gastritis that is relenting blood in stool.

No: White cell percentages mean nothing and I wsj they were not even reported. If the absolute values were anywhere near reference range, and all the cells looked okay, you are fine. ...Read more

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Painful BMs, past blood in stool, random low grade fevers, cramps and pain. Excess gas, decreased appetite. It's been 4 months now. What is this?

Painful BMs, past blood in stool, random low grade fevers, cramps and pain. Excess gas, decreased appetite. It's been 4 months now. What is this?

Need specialists: The symptoms are not specific to a disease but may be from a number of benign or self limiting inflammatory or infections origin so a visit to a gastroenterologists with complete history exam and perhaps tissue evaluation may clarify your disease if it is one of chronic non specific types or more specific type. ...Read more

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Colitis from low blood flow with ulcers, elev Herat rate blood in stool and dark urine. Is this still IBS?

Colitis from low blood flow with ulcers, elev Herat rate blood in stool and dark urine. Is this still IBS?

Probably, UC or ER: Colitis untreated can lead to many complications, including colon cancer. I am hoping a colonoscopy with biopsy has already been done. However, there is no rule that there cannot be more than one process going on, although less likely. There could be viral hepatitis causing dark urine or acute nephritic syndrome with tea-colored urine. The pancreatitis and weight loss is scary in someone so young. ...Read more

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Fast pulse, red blood cells little low, ESR high. Ana positive 1:640 speckled. Up back pain 1 yr blood in stool twice year or so.I do have hemroids?

Fast pulse, red blood cells little low, ESR high. Ana positive 1:640 speckled. Up back pain 1 yr blood in stool twice year or so.I do have hemroids?

See your doc: The symptoms you are giving warrant further wrork up. Hemorrhoid alone do not explain the high ESR and the fast pulse. It is important to know how high is the ESR and to do a complete physical exam to look for skin rash or mucosal ulcers. Only a physician can guide you to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Blood in stool?

Blood in stool?

Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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Blood in stool?

Blood in stool?

See below: The most common causes of blood in the stool are hemorrhoids and an anal fissure (tear in anus). Other causes include cancer, poyps, diverticulosis, angioectasia and colitis. Anyone with blood in their stool should discuss this with their doctor as further evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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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


Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more