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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
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Can frequent, chronic drinking (alcohol) cause fecal blood in stool?

Can frequent, chronic drinking (alcohol) cause fecal blood in stool?

Yes: Chronic drinking can lead to gastric irritation, ulcer and duodenal ulcers. These may bleed allowing blood into the GI tract and eventually will be seen in the stool. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Diane Minich
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Could an excess of chewing tobacco cause blood in stool?

Could an excess of chewing tobacco cause blood in stool?

No: You need to see your doctor asap and have a workup for the blood in your stool. ...Read more

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Dr. Shaad Abdullah
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Can palafer cause blood in stool?

No: Palafer usually refers to iron supplements. It can make your stool appear black and possibly look like bleeding but usually i would expect such a medication being used for people who have blood loss from other causes such as GI related diseases. Patient should see a local gastroenterologist if any signs of bleeding reported in the stool. ...Read more

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Dr. Forrest Jones
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Hi What all can cause blood in stool apart from fissures more so if its a male 54 years.Thanks?

Hi What all can cause blood in stool apart from fissures more so if its a male 54 years.Thanks?

Cancer: Have you had a colonoscopy? Although bright red blood is less likely to be cancer, you are in the age group where you should at least have had routine screening. See your clinician and get scheduled for colonoscopy. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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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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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Can constipation cause blood in stool if you press too hard, while your constipated?

Can constipation cause blood in stool if you press too hard, while your constipated?

Yes: This would almost certainly be accompanied by pain. If it is not painful and it persists, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Can hernia cause blood in stool?

Unlikely: While it possible in extreme or regency situations, the presence of a hernia if any kind should no cause blood in the stool. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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Can unhealthy eating (but not overweight) like chips and pizza cause blood in stool?

Can unhealthy eating (but not overweight)  like chips and pizza cause blood in stool?

Unhealthy food: but will not ' cause blood in the stool ' You have to get it checked , see you family doctor need parents permission and presence as you are minor . Don't worry at your age some thing minor . ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Can taking asprin cause blood in stool?

Can taking asprin cause blood in stool?

Yes: Aspirin can irritate the stomach and lead to bleeding. Aspirin also "poisons" platelets, which may lead to easy brusing or bleeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
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Can straining too much on the toilet cause blood in stool? Any answers appreciated!

Can straining too much on the toilet cause blood in stool? Any answers appreciated!

Straining for blood: Straining to much in toilet due to constipation can be a cause of some bleeding due to small anal tear from mechanical friction of hardenend stools or hemorrhoids. Keep taking enough fiber in diet with vegetables, fruits (including dry fruit, figs and prunes) lots of liquids and avoid constipating foods (dairy products, banana, red meats etc). Take stool softners as needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
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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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Blood In Stool (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 ...Read more


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