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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?
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
It depends-: Blood in the stool is not normal, but can occur from a variety of short-term self-limited problems or hemorrhoids. It may represent a sign of something more serious. How is your health? Any other bleeding? Diarrhea, vomitting, fever? Any rashes on your skin? How much blood, how often, and what was its color? Mixed in with stool? And so on - many ?S your doctor would ask to begin to answer yours. ...Read more
If I have light bleeding of the anus (though no blood in stool) and pain during bowel movements, what is wrong with me and how do I cure it?
Black, tarry stools: Bleeding in the gastrointestinal (gi, gut) tract can be unnoticed if low amounts and intermittent. Lower GI bleeds can result in bright red blood per rectum (brbpr) or maroon stools. Bleeding in the upper GI tract passes through the bowels and gets transformed to a black tarry, or sometimes called "coffee grounds" look. A simple test for blood is the fecal (stool) occult blood test. ...Read more
MANY: There are many causes for a gastrointestinal bleed. To name a few: ulcers, varices, cancer, medications, arterial venous malformations, polyps and hemorrhoids. The best thing is to see a gastroenterologist who can perform and upper endoscopy and/or colonoscopy to find the cause and provide the best treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer