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Diverticulosis And Bleeding
Common, serious...: The most likely cause of GI pain and GI bleeding are medications that irritate stomach lining causing gastritis, ulcer disease, severe reflux, esophagitis. Most common are aspirin, meds related (nsaid's--ibuprofen, naproxen)--anti-inflammatory drugs. If note reddish stool, or stools turns dark or black, or GI pain occurs, call your physician, who will tell you if you should come to office or er. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding after hematoma and stomach ulcer diagnosis? It's bright red and seperated from stool
Related ?: With exceptions, bleeding that is red and not part of the stool suggests something lower like hemorrhoids or a tear in the anal lining. Bleeding up high like from the stomach has to pass through the intestines and so is usually mixed in with the stool and black. It may be tarry due to digestion. You need to see a doctor who should evaluate your bottom as this is more likely the cause. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are associated with hard stools, straining and some circulatory problems. Strawberry seeds will not cause hemorrhoids, but increased water intake and dietary fiber may be helpful if chronic constipation and straining are making the hemorrhoids worse. If bleeding continues, be sure to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rectal bleeding enough to think it was menstration for 3 days with small blood clots. No constipation. Diarreah, no external hemorrhoids, no fissures?
Regular bleeding from colon, history of internal hemorrhoids.. But the bleeding suddenly increased in volume and is more regular. Is this serious?
I am experiencing bloody stool. The following also describe me: Painful bowel movements, Constipation, Rectal bleeding, and Blood on toilet tissue. Wh?
Colitis?: These symptoms are typical of inflammation of the colon (colitis), rectum (proctitis), or both (proctocolitis). The most common cause is inflammatory bowel disease, e.g. ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, but there are other possibilities, including various infections. This is serious business, so don't mess around. See a doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Have uterine polyp and 2 ovarian cysts causing severe pain and irregular hevy bleeding and spotting can this be from polyp?
I was diagnosed with precancer colon polyps and internal hemorrhoids and gastritis.still have blood in stool with burning in my abdomen should I worry?
Depends: Gastritis should improve with dietary modifications, acid blockers, and possible H pylori treatment; if not, further evaluation may be needed. Colon polyps should be followed with colonoscopy anywhere from 6 months to 5 years later, depending on type of polyp and confidence in that it was completely removed. Internal hems bleed and the source needs to be addressed - constipation, straining, etc ...Read more
Rectal bleed common: Hemorrhoids are quite common and it is quite easy to check by your doc--if much pain with bm, it is likely external hemorrhoids/fissures. If no pain and blood "coats the stool" then likely from internal ones. Vaginal bleeding in seinors is not normal and should be checked out--dysfunctional uterine bleeding can be sign of uterine/cervical cancers etc..Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Rectal bleeding for the past 4 days. Bright red blood on toilet paper and stool. However, no abdominal or rectal pain. Should i be worried?
See a doctor: It may be nothing serious, but it does require evaluation. ...Read more
Uc flare with thin stools, chunks of blood in stool, and frequency. Egd, colonoscopy, biopsies & digital perianal & rectal exam all normal. confused?
UC is long-term: Ulcerative colitis is a lifelong inflammatory disease of the lining of the large intestine and rectum, that may have systemic consequences, is often relapsing, and can lead to colon cancer. Flares may occur acutely, even after an unremarkable colon evaluation. Don't delay in ruling out superimposed infection, & seeking help from your gastroenterologist. Call him/her now-- ...Read more
Had ulcerative colitis for 15 yrs (confirmed by sigmoid and biopsies). Just had 1st colonoscopy, shows granular, loss of vascular pattern and minor ulcers in ascending colon, cecum, sigmoid and colon. Is this UC or chrons?
Ulcerative colitis: All of the biopsies from colonoscopy showed inflammatory changes consistent with ulcerative colitis. The later is part of the spectrum of IBD but involves only the mucosal layer of the bowel. Chrons disease is a form of IBD that involves all layers of the bowel and can be recognized on scans of the bowel or deeper layers of bowel on bx. ...Read more
Would a colonoscopy note moderate diverticulosis in the sigmoid colon?And could this diverticular be causing obscure GI bleeding?
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