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Bloody Sputum Bloody Nose And Bloody Stool
Occasional nose bleeds, coughing up blood, blood in stool, light-headed, and ringing of the ears. Also, gasping air at night. What could cause this?
Workup/mgt: There are several possible conditions that can be associated with your history. Sometimes there can be a problem with clotting, blood in the stool can be from an upper or lower tract bleed, hypertension may be associated with bleeding as well. A CBC diff, plts, coagulation studies are recommended as part of the work up. Eating green leafy vegetables provides a source of vitamin K. ...Read more
2 nose bleeds in one week. One lasted 2 hours. Blood in stool on/off several months. Heavy menstrual periods. Bruising easily. Is this serious?
Needs evaluation: Although all the symptoms you mention can occur in healthy people, the fact that all are coming together raises concerns about possible illness, some of which could be serious. A visit to the doctor and a couple of simple blood tests can determine if you need to worry or not. ...Read more
How serious is a repeated bloody stool? Should i head for urgent care or can I wait for an appointment with primary doctor. — 1 month of repeated, consistent bloody stool. Appears to be getting slightly worse with time.
— amount of blood varies from barel
Rapid heart rate (120 resting), nausea, bloody stool, migraines, mild fever following snowboarding and a few hard falls (one to head). 6 hours since??
The ER calls you: I believe your resting heartrate is way too high and may represent an incompensable bleed that could be occurring thorugh the GI system or into the peritoneum. The best thing to do for yourself aside from getting to the ER is tanking up with as much fluid (water, juice, milk) as possible right now. Get some samples of your stool from the toilet as well...if possible and take it in for testing. ...Read more
See your doctor.: The combination of symptoms that you are describing do not point to any one obvious problem, so you need to have a complete evaluation in an office, and perhaps blood tests or other tests. You also need to be evaluated to see why you have blood in your stool. These can be important symptoms. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more
Severe head ache diarhea 4 days stumach cramp achin joints feel cold no vomitin but occasional blood in stool what can it be how do I stop it please?
Dx- Gastroenteritis: Rx-Stop all food and only drink increasing amounts of Pedialyte or Gatoraid. When hungry(tomorrow) eat only simple carbs like toast, potatoes,w rice, to satisfy hungar. Continue to drink lots of fluids, as above & Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Head and joint pains. If not better by day 3,c ur doc. ...Read more
Please encourage: Him to seek medical evaluation for this constellation of symptoms. ...Read more
I think I have apencitis but I don't have a phone and I am in so much pain... I am having almost waht feels like hunger pain and bloody nose and blood colts in my stool... The hunger pain is on my right side of my stomache
Get checked: Go to a walk-in clinic, or your local er and get evaluated. ...Read more
Nose bleeds periodically it stops and comes back, like two weeks very little red blood stools? Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
Nosebleed: As the nosebleed has been persistent, I would have you see an ENT to have this site cauterized. It is a straightforward office procedure, and can stop the nosebleeds. ...Read more
My 4 yr old has had fever for 4 days. Also, random nose bleeds and black stool. What should I do?
Get help; don't wait: If you recently ate a large amount of red liquidy food (or similar-appearing stuff) then you may have rapid intestinal transit resulting in the food's inadequate digestion. However, be concerned since blood may also appear as red. Bleeding in such a case can be without warning, brisk, & originate anywhere in the gut (from esophagus, stomach, to rectum. Don't hesitate to seek urgent evaluation/care. ...Read more
This in not normal: & should prompt medical attention.Get a more detailed answer ›
Problem w/test?: Blood in stool should betaken seriously. Usually benign cause but sometimes can be worse. Stool test, even if done properly, will only show blood if it is there at the time of the test. Common causes can be hemorrhoid s or fissures. If it persists see your colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Not common: Don't know your age, history, etc. Bloody stool can be seen with infection, poor blood flow, diverticulosis, polyps, fragile blood vessels, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer. Bright red blood on toilet paper often is from anal problems, including hemorrhoids, but also can be from more serious issues(see above). See your doc. ...Read more
I am a teen and recently I've had a bloody stool.I was wondering if this is severe or normal and harmless?
Maybe,maybe not: This could be because you had a hard/bulky stool=benign, or because you have an infection (potentially serious) or because you cannot clot your blood and are bleeding out (deadly). It is worth investigating. ...Read more
A year ago I had bloody stool for a week. Normal stool ever since. Can it be serious even though all symptoms are gone? Male 19.
Remote hematochezia: It is more likely that the one week of bloody stools was due to an isolated etiology. Mention this to your doctor during your physical examination. ...Read more
Two days ago I had a bloody stool for the first time and it continued yesterday morning but this morning my stool was bit normal.?
Blood stool: Hello ~ I am not sure I understand what "bit normal" means but if you mean that you had blood for 2 days and then it cleared up, this could be due to a number of things but most often hemorroids or you could have sloughed off a small polyp with some bleeding. We recommend that even the most obvious cause of bleeding be assessed. Please see your Dr thanks ...Read more
My son had bloody stool 3 times in the last 7 days, he had it once a while back. Seeing it today just now I am very worried. Should I be?
Blood in the stool : Bloody stools are scary but very common. If the stools are big and hard then anal tearing maybe the cause. Give fluids, fiber until the stool is soft. If the stools are soft or diarrhea like then blood maybe from infection. A stool test is needed for this. Polyps and hemmeroids are also possibilities. Bad things are usually rare with bloody stools in children. See your doctor fir help ...Read more