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What causes blood in stools?

What causes blood in stools?

Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of the blood in stools?

What are possible causes of the blood in stools?

Get checked please: Blood in stool, regardless of age of the sufferer, is never normal. As such, and although the cause is likely easily explained (e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal fissure), it must be evaluated so serious pathology is not missed or diagnosis delayed. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of passing blood alone and passing blood in stools???

What are the dangers of passing blood alone and passing blood in stools???

Passing out, dying.: "Passing blood" in stool or alone is always dangerous and means something is seriously wrong. You should go to a hospital, quickly, and have someone with you. If you are drinking alcohol, you have to stop now as this could kill you. Sorry to be so frank, but you are young and you are in danger. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there any amount of blood in stools that is normal and not a cause for concern?

Is there any amount of blood in stools that is normal and not a cause for concern?

NO!!!!!!!: No amount of bleeding is normal. Get it checked properly by a qualified physician immediately! ...Read more

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I have blood in stools for two days now. But I ate tomatoe soup twice could it b that?

I have blood in stools for two days now. But I ate tomatoe soup twice could it b that?

False hematochezia: Certain foods can color your stool red and can mimic hematochezia (bright red blood in the stool):red gelatin or jello, popsicles, or kool-aid, tomato juice or soup, and large amounts beets. If the red stool persists after avoiding the culprit food item for a few days, it is wise to report this to your doctor for further work-up. ...Read more

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Increasing amounts of bright red blood in stools for about a week or so no real pain. What could do this?

Increasing amounts of bright red blood in stools for about a week or so no real pain. What could do this?

Rectal bleeding: It could be internal hemorrhoid or a laceration etc, but any blood from the rectum is never normal, and at 1 week, you are at the least susceptible to becoming anemic from blood loss. You need to get rectal bleeding evaluated asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Blood in stools wit burning sensation for two days. Kindly provide the solution..

Blood in stools wit burning sensation for two days. Kindly provide the solution..

See Dr.: The solution is you need to see the Dr ASAP....Blood in your stool, (especially accompanied with burning sensation), is never normal. At a young age, the condition is usually benign, like a lower "internal" hemorrhoid, but you can never be sure. See a GI dr for an evaluation of your rectal bleeding, and in the mean time, increase fluids and eat a bland, fiber filled diet. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Blood in stools and white tiny worms too .. what could be the reason? anything to worry?

Blood in stools and white tiny worms too .. what could be the reason? anything to worry?

Yes: Parasites from GI tract need to be treated. Please make appointment to see your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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Blood in stools and bad backache on left sode?

Blood in stools and bad backache on left sode?

Significant: At your age if you have never had a colonoscopy you need one now! the blood could be secondary to the nsaid's but then your stool would most likely be black. Hemorrhoids are a possibility but you must rule out cancer as you are in the right age group and i don't like the symptoms of back pain and bleeding. ...Read more

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My friend is ill she has a few symptoms that worry me she had fatigue nausea loss of appetite blood in stools as well as an occasional sharp pain in her left side all of the above have stopped now that she s off the morning pill except for the bloody stoo

My friend is ill she has a few symptoms that worry me she had fatigue nausea loss of appetite blood in stools as well as an occasional sharp pain in her left side all of the above have stopped now that she s off the morning pill except for the bloody stoo

Good news: Glad to hear that all of the symptoms have stopped except for the bloody stool. The symptoms you describe are quite severe and i'd think she would want to get an evaluation of her blood count and a thorough exam. Better to address problems early than later. ...Read more

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Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools ?

Does frequent alcohol drinking cause blood in stools ?

Alcohol and blood: Alcohol is actually classified as a poison .It is a toxic substance so therefore large quantities of it can be very much a gastric irritant. That is it can cause bleeding. Otherwise there are many causes for blood in one's stool. Ones should never presume it's one thing or another. ...Read more

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Doctor, i want to know what can cause blood in stools?

Doctor, i want to know what can cause blood in stools?

Too many to list: Blood in stool may be form many causes starting with bleeding in the mouth, esophagus stomach and any part of intestine due to ulces, cancers, blood vessel anomalies, bleeding disorders etc. See this site for more info, http://www.Webmd.Com/digestive-disorders/blood-in-stool. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have blood in stools sfter back surgery?

Is it normal to have blood in stools sfter back surgery?

No: Small amounts of red blood in stools after spine surgery are most likely the result of hemorrhoids due to constipation, which often follows spinal surgery and use of narcotic pain medication. Large amounts of blood should never be seen. Please contact your primary care physician or surgeon with new symptoms of blood in your stool. ...Read more

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Blood in stools during my periods. So what does this mean?

Get an exam: You'll need an exam to see where the blood is coming from. Once you know this, your doctor can tell you what's wrong. ...Read more

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What to do if I have blood in stools..I have booked an appointment with the doctor. How will the doctor diagnose th problem?

What to do if I have blood in stools..I have booked an appointment with the doctor. How will the doctor diagnose th problem?

History/Examination : A GI doctor would obtain a history of the bleeding. He/she will ask pertinent questions and determine frequency and if there is any associated pain with bowel movements or straining due to hard stools /constipation. Family history of colon cancer will be asked so impt to know it. A rectal exam and colonoscopy may be indicated based on your family history and response to questions. ...Read more

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I am having blood in stools for 1 week, no pain, but can feel something is not right in abdomen.I also have diarrhoea fir a week. What should I do?

I am having blood in stools for 1 week, no pain, but can feel something is not right in abdomen.I also have diarrhoea fir a week. What should I do?

Gastroenterologist: If you've seen your doc and still have symptoms ask for a referral to a gastroenterologist. He/she specializes in the things you are dealing with and can test and treat you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have regular blood in stools due to piles and now have regular day long headaches few times a week?

I have regular blood in stools due to piles and now have regular day long headaches few times a week?

Recommend medical: assessment. Although you are assuming that the blood in your stool is due to hemorrhoids - that isn't always the case. Take care. ...Read more

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Blood in stools little black dots on toliet paper. Stools wet brown looking. Colon really itches and little dry pain.Ive seen blood last week too.?

Blood in stools little black dots on toliet paper. Stools wet brown looking. Colon really itches and little dry pain.Ive seen blood last week too.?

Doctor can evaluate: Rectum and anus symptoms can be due to irritation or infection. Serious problems like cancers are possible, depending on one's age and family history. Irritation can occur from diarrhea, constipation, hemorrhoids, friction, allergies, medication effects, etc... Infection can be from various germs. Some patients may have inflammatory bowel disease or celiac disease. A primary doctor can evaluate. ...Read more

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I've been getting blood in stools and on tissue paper which lasts about a week then stops.also developed a constant pelvic pain since dre examination.

Blood in stools: You need to have exam by your doctor and referral for a colonoscopy. Hopefully just a hemorrhoid,but need to exam the entire colon to be sure. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hubby is bleeding red blood in stools. Not all the time. But a lot lately plus zero sex drive could this be a combo? Hes 37

Hubby is bleeding red blood in stools. Not all the time. But a lot lately plus zero sex drive could this be a combo? Hes 37

Unrelated: First get him checked by a doctor , cause of rectal bleeding could be simple hemorrhoids and make sure nothing serious . Second one at 37 is s serious issue that needs more attention, first ha has to see a urologist if every thing is o k ( not medical issue ) , then you both have to seek professional help good luck ...Read more

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I have I rash in my anus itchy not intence just on and off every day or other day no burning or pain no blood in stools geting worried please help?

Possible pinworms: Pinworms can cause significant itching in this region. Be careful not to over clean or scrub too much because soap can also irritate the area. The normal bacterial flora may have been disrupted as well. See your dr. If it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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Black little dots in stool. Would colon cancer stools be thin one day then be normal the next? I did have blood in stools for two days only last week

Black little dots in stool. Would colon cancer stools be thin one day then be normal the next? I did have blood in stools for two days only last week

Not sure: I am assuming that you do not have a significant family history for colon cancer. Colon cancer can result in thin stools but i would think that they stay that way. Blood in the stool can indicate possible colon tumor(polyp) or cancer but it not very common for patients your age.I would reccomend that you see a dr. To find out the cause of your bleeding.Internal hemorrhiods could be a cause. ...Read more

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For about two years I've had chronic pruritus - for various reasons I suspected PBC. For past months I've had very sticky stools, and tested positive for blood in stools, though color is normal. I'm vegetarian so less fat in diet than average. I'm now

For about two years I've had chronic pruritus - for various reasons I suspected  PBC. For past months I've had very sticky stools, and tested positive for blood in stools, though color is normal.  I'm vegetarian so less fat in diet than average.  I'm now

Gastroenterologist.: Since you have been found to have blood in your stool, it is vital to see a gastroenterologist ASAP. While you are there, you can discuss your symptoms that may be related to PBC. A simple blood test could determine if that is likely. Do not delay getting your blood in the stool checked out! Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood in stools weight loss constipated. Blood on tissue paper. Im 26 freaking out what to do?

Blood in stools weight loss constipated. Blood on tissue paper. Im 26 freaking out what to do?

More likely minor pb: If constipated, the rocks you pass likely caused a fissure or scratch in the anal passage which leaks bright red blood onto the stool or puddles in the stool ready to pass. Dark red or purplish stool is more likely to represent polyps or other issues higher in the colon.See your doctor & have this assessed. ...Read more

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Right side mid back pain with flat stools ever since gallbladder was removed.No blood in stools.

Causes: Could be many causes: hernia, kidney stone or infection, strain, herniated disk, etc. See physician for evaluation. ...Read more