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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Digestive Bleeding (Definition)

Digestive bleeding is also known as Gastrointestinal bleeding. Digestive bleeding is a clinical finding in which a person has bleeding in his digestive system. The digestive system starts from the mouth, goes to the throat, esophagus, stomach, and intestines, and ends at the anus. Bleeding in this system can cause red or ...Read more

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What causes bright red blood in stool?

What causes bright red blood in stool?

Bleeding: Not much else besides bleeding. If bright red blood, you need to see your doctor. Most likely cause is hemorrhoids. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

heme test stool
daily
dietary changes
3x day
stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
once
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What to do if bright red blood in stool?

What to do if bright red blood in stool?

Not normal-see MD: Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks if you have blood in stool. You need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Ive 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.

Ive 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

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

see your docotor
once
have colonoscopy and upper endoscpy
once
do not ignore blood in stool
daily
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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

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Can it be possible that acute pancreatitis can cause bright red blood in stool?

Can it be possible that acute pancreatitis can cause bright red blood in stool?

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

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

See your doctor for a proper physical examination
once
A small amount of blood in your stool is not an emergency
daily
If older than 50 years, have some form of colon cancer screening
once
If dealing with hemorrhoids, increase the amount of water/fiber intake
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Do you know if acute pancreatitis can cause bright red blood in stool?

No: Pancreatitis should not cause bright red in stool. Very rarely the pancreas can bleed into the intestine (hemobilia), but this is usually secondary to a pancreatic tumor or trauma to the pancreas. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

Gastrointestinal bleeding is bleeding that occurs anywhere in the digestive tract (which runs from the mouth to the anus). Blood may be seen in vomit or stool. Common causes include infections, hemorrhoids, and damage to the lining ...Read more

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