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Bright Red Blood In Stool While Pregnant
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
Is bright red blood in stool or in toilet always dangerous? It's been going on 3+ months everytime I have bm, no insurance and unsure if its er
No amount of bleed: Ing should be considered normal especially if it persists for 3 months. You need to be seen and examined. Most often due to hemorrhoids or a fissure but more serious problems can also be causing the same symptoms. Find someway to be seen by a primary care doctor or a colon and rectal surgeon. Borrow the money or work out a payment plan but get evaluated. ...Read more
Start with your: Family doctor. They can check for common cause, organize further w/u after a digital/finger exam. The pcp can then send you for further tests. ...Read more
No: Two forms of bleeding appear in the stool. Dark black stool arises from Hgb that is broken down by acid from bleeing high in the GI tract. Bright red bleeding occurs from bleeding in the lower colonic system above or just at the rectum. Bleeding does not arise from pancreatic inflammation or cancer. Hemorrhagic pancreatitis is broken down tissue pouring into the peritoneal cavity and not bowel ...Read more
I've felt "something" under skin along right innerbutt cheek approx 2inches long and quite narrow for 2-3 weeks. Now I have bright red blood in stool.
Medical Examination: You need to have a doctor check and examine you. That is the only way to find out if it is something benign (like hemorrhoids) or it can even be cancerous. Only a doctor's examination can help you to sort it out. Do not ignore or delay this examination....it can be something serious and prove dangerous to your life. ...Read more
Bright red blood in stool. Not on toilet paper. No other symptoms and haven't ate anything red recently. 16 yo female. Cause for concern?
Bloody stools: Blood in stool is always problematic. While it is often an anal fissure, hemorrhoid or polyp in the intestines, you need to see a physician to determine what is causing intestinal bleeding. It can also be a sign of cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. You need an urgent physical exam by a physician to find the source of the bleeding. ...Read more
On & off lower left abodiminal pain & on &off bright red blood in stool in a 6 year old been going on for a few months she isn't constipated. Causes?
Red blood in stool: Check for a possible anal fissure which be causing the problem. ...Read more
But not likely at your age unless you have first degree relatives with colon cancer. If the blood is bright red and at the end of the stool or only coating the stool (vice incorporated into the stool) this is likely due to hemorrhoid.
Dark red blood, sticky blood or blood in the stool are some reasons to have further evaluation. ...Read more
What can cause on and off belly pains that has lasted a few months and bright red blood in stool on and off in a child?
Go to er asap: Go to er immediately. You may have a bleeding ulcer. ...Read more
A lot of bright red blood in stool. The first bit of poop was hard, but the rest was just mush. The bleeding stopped after I was done. Causes?
Probable hemorroids: That said you should have you MD check it out. ...Read more
Reasons for bright red blood in stool? Can diet coke and beer cause it. I drink too much of both. I also only get blood when I need to go urgently.
No: Bright red blood usually means it is a problem right in the rectal ampulla, the very bottom of the GI tract. It is usually caused by hemorrhoids or fissures, although it could also be a polyp, and could also be inflammatory bowel disease. Any blood in stool needs investigation. See your pcp and/or get a referral to a GI specialist. You need a full exam. Too much beer is bad for you - talk to md. ...Read more
Noticed bright red blood in stool also have lower right abdominal and back pain have been taking Effexor (venlafaxine) for 3 weeks?
Bright red blood in stool one time. Rectal exam showed no evidence of internal or external hemorrhoids. No pain. Drank 3 beers previous night. 30 yrs.
Need further eval: 3 beers should have nothing to do with having rectal bleeding, but are at the upper limit of what is considered a safe drinking range for women (4 or fewer and average of 1 or less drink per day). If a rectal exam did not show any cause, it would be prudent to get a referral to a GI specialist to see if they felt that a proctoscopy or colonoscopy was indicated, depending on personal/family history. ...Read more
You need: To see a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon, sooner rather than later before it becomes a life threatening emergency! This does not seem like something you should wait on for a few days to "see if it gets better". If necessary go to the nearest emergency room! Take this situation very seriously. ...Read more
Emergency room visit: It is advisable to go to the emergency room if you feel you are having such large amounts of bright red blood per rectum, especially with associated symptoms - this could indicate a serious problem or it may just be a bleeding hemorrhoid - regardless, you should have a physician evaluate you sooner rather than later, especially if you develop low blood pressure and/or light headedness. ...Read more
Cirrhosis & hemorrhoids with bright red blood in stool can this just be swollen bleeding hemorrhoids or something more serious, help?
Every time a patient: With cirrhosis and ascites who develop GI bleeding, the patient should be evaluated by his gastroenterologist asap. If you have any neurological symptoms like lethargy, dizziness, confusion, headache, tremors, rapid heart beating, near fainting, sweating please go to an emergency room asap. Also if the bleeding is profuse. ...Read more
For a week severely constipated with constant feeling of having to go. Taking Miralax (polyethylene glycol) that worked for one day. A little bright red blood in stool?
U need stronger Rx.: Try Milk of Magnesia (mint flavor).1 cap every 8-12 hrs until u go. Usually takes only 2-3 doses. If doesn't work after 24 hrs or so, a doctor visit is mandatory. Continue with the Miralax (polyethylene glycol) daily for mantinence and adjust according to stool consistency. If u require daily Miralax (polyethylene glycol) to stay regular, U need to get checked for secondary causes of chronic constipation.Once discovered, underlying problem solved ...Read more
I had a little bit of a painful bowel movement and I saw bright red blood in stool. I feel weird a little now. Any advice?
Probably a fissure: A painful stool with a little blood in a young patient is most often an anal fissure. That is a small tear in the lining of the anal skin from passing a large hard stool. The majority of these will heal with keeping the stools consistently soft for a few weeks. Use a fiber supplement regularly for a month or so and drink plenty of water. See your dr if pain or bleeding persist. ...Read more
Have bright red blood in stool, including a lg clot. Now feel nauseated, light headed, and dull pain mid back left side. Should I worry?
Blood in stool: Blood in stool is always an issue of concern it may be that you have a hemorrhoid, but see your doctor for evaluation. He may want to refer you to a gastroenerologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Can you get bloody stools as a side effect of of anti-biotics taken for h. pylori? Completed treatment months back. Had bright red blood in stool now.
Bright red blood in stool, and sharp twisting pains to the far right of my navel, left eye looks like I have pink eye. What could it be?
I am a 22 year old female, I had about two tbsp of bright red blood in stool w/ blood clots. Cancerous colon polyps in family history.?
Fixed h pylori infection last year and still excess gas for a year now But I have bright red blood in stool for 2 days Going to the doctor necessary?
See a doctor: Bleeding needs to be investigated. If you had confined eradication of your h pylori, great. But if it was not confirmed you Should see your doctor or specialist of symptoms persist. The blood in stool needs to be evaluated by your doctor or gi specialist ...Read more
Left side pain, bright red blood in stool, hot stomach pain. 31 yr old african American female. Should I go to Er or just wait see a dr?
Go to ER: Pain and blood are two signs that nedde immediate attention ...Read more
Some bright red blood in stool 2 bowel movements. Have anal itching and straining during movements. Haven't had a movement since last night. No pain.
Gas, bloating, bad stomach pains that radiate to back, bright red blood in stool sometimes normal ultrasound. What can it be? Gastitis? Diverticulitis
Blood in stool. I pushed without having to go and bright red blood was on the tissue. I do feel some irritationin thearea.
Blood in stool: Blood in the stool is called hematochezia, and there are several causes for this. Small amounts of bright red blood in the stool is commonly caused by damage to the blood vessels lining the rectum from hemorroids, constipation or trauma. Rectal bleeding associated with large amounts of blood, weight loss, fever, vomiting, weakness, etc. Is cause for concern and should be evaluated by a physician ...Read more
What causes a little blood ON stool as opposed to blood IN stool? I've had a little bright red blood ON stool prev, but negative FOBT in Dr office.
Blood coating stool:
Blood coating stool but negative occult blood is most
likely do to minor hemorrhoidal bleeding. If it is frequent, I would recommend a rectal exam and proctoscopy. If it is rare that would not be necessary. If wish a therapy please ask for a consult and I will advise a treatment. ...Read more
Had bright red blood on toliet paper, couldn't see blood in stool. Had a negative stool test a few months ago for another reason. What could it be?
Blood on toilet pape:
This most likely is from an anal fissure or hemorrhoids but there are many things, some very serious, that can cause blood in the stool. Often there can be blood in the stool that isn't visible.
You should see your physician to get this evaluated. ...Read more
Thin stools, long and thin, sometimes thick and thin at the same time. No blood in stool, sometimes bright red on paper. Soft but strain...
Looked like blood in stool, bright red, on outside & mixed in a little. How do I know whether blood or red bell pepper? If blood how urgent to see doc?
BRBPR due to...: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read more
Bright red blood once when expelled gas. No blood in stool. Stool normal brown color. Have hemorrhoids. What else might cause this?
Need evaluation: Likely hemorrhoids. But better get the evaluation. ...Read more
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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
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