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Bright Red Blood In Stool While Pregnant
Toilet water blood red after bowel movement. Was fresh bright red blood. Stool was normal brown colour with no blood in it. Internal hemorrhoid?
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
Constipated | Today passed a normal brown coloured stool although light red blood turned toilet water red and blood also on toilet paper when wiped
Small bleeding: Being constipated and passing a hard stool can cause minor trauma to the lining of the rectum and anus. Other causes of a small amount of blood can be from hemorrhoids. At your age, it is unlikely to be anything more significant. If you have prolonged bleeding or prolonged pain you may want to seek out a physician to perform a rectal exam or a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy. ...Read more
Bright red blood once when expelled gas. No blood in stool. Stool normal brown color. Have hemorrhoids. What else might cause this?
Blood bad in stool: Any amount of bleeding in stool, be it bright red, maroon or black demands prompt and thorough evaluation. Many of the causes will not just go away by themselves and may be life threatening and or life shortening. Go for immediate evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood in my stool. Dark red like period blood on the toilet paper but in the toilet it looked pinkish red. I've had diarrhea for 3days no blood til now?
Hard to say: I suspect you have a problem that may resolve on its own. You may have rectal bleeding due to the diarrhea; you may have ruptured a hemorrhoid . If the bleeding continues, you should see a physician. Primary care doctors could do a small scope procedure to examine the inside of your rectum to help diagnose the problem. You could have an anal fissure that is bleeding. See doc! Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had bright red blood on stool and toilet paper. Had colonoscopy yesterday and it was normal. So where can the bright red blood come from?
38 female. Bright red blood in toilet, paper, and stool. Mucous white and yellow stringy in stool. Low back pain when sitting up, and urinary incont.
Can loose stools change color of toliet water (dark brown/light brown stools)? Done stool test negative of blood but recently started liquid iron
Various causes: Many things can cause this. It may be an early start to your period, mid cycle bleeding, break through bleeding if you are on birth control, cervical polyps, infection, trauma after intercourse. Monitor it over time and see your doctor if it continues. Make sure your pap smear is up to date. ...Read more
D/W OB.: Was it from the rectum or the vagina? Please advise your obstetrician promptly. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding after bowel movement? Pale, almost pink blood and not mixed in stool,very small amount. Slightly constipated-straining occurred.why?
Internal hemmorhoid: When blood is seen on the stool this represents a low lying benign process representing either bleeding from an internal hemmorhoid or a bleeding fistula or superficial tear in rectal mucosa. Firm stool from constipation initiates the bleeding. Use stool softener like Colace (docusate sodium). ...Read more
Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.
Yes Get it checked: At age of 22 bright blood on toilet paper should be checked Most common cause is Hemorroids or anal tear due to chronic constipation.But can also be caused by Rectal or colon Polyps.And you may need colonoscopy.At your age it is rather rare to have cancer of the colon if there is no family history So first a check up with rectal exam and if indicated Colonoscopy Get it checked.Good Luck ...Read more
Few red clumps in my stool. Is it blood or could it be food? Pregnant and a little constipated, no blood when wiped and no red in water, just in stool
Red clumps: Could be either. There is test to check, called a hemocult test. Take the sample to your doctor to be checked. Also avoiding products that are red or contain red dyes might help. All the best. Thank you. ...Read more
Part of stool pink/orange, and mainly light brown. known piles, 1-2 occasional bright red on toilet paper a year (hard stool fissure). concern?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Could be.: 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?
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?
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
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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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