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Does Phentermine Cause Rectal Bleeding
Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more
No. If you have...: ...bloody stools and diarrhea, you need to get medical care NOW. I could write more but that might distract you from this advice. Go to a health care facility now. If no one can take you or you're really weak, call 9-1-1. Please & thank you. Dr. Anne ...Read more
When colon cancer reach a level that causes anemia blood in stool became visible or stool became dark or rectal bleeding has started am I right?
Numerous: From hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, to polyps, tumors benign or malignant. Also meckel's diverticulum, and upper GI sources such as ulcers and gastritis and tumors benign or malignant. No bleeding is normal. Get properly evaluated by a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon or at least by your primary care doctor. Do not ignore rectal bleeding. ...Read more
Endometriosis: The classic answer to this q is endometriosis of the bowel, an unusual problem. Otherwise you may have a separate problem. Anyone with rectal bleeding should have at minimum a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. A pelvic ultrasound may also be indicated to work-up this problem. What doe your gyn doc say? ...Read more
The most important question is that have you had colonoscopy? At your age it is very important to make sure that this is not rectal cancer.
The most common causes of your symptoms are anal fissure, anal fistula, hemorrhoids, colitis (inflammation of the colon), anal warts, anal cancer and several other diseases. I think you should see a colorectal surgeon to examine the anus. ...Read more
Several STDs...: Several sexually transmitted infections can involve the anus, rectum, and colon, including syphilis, chancroid, herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, to name a few. If you believe you may have a sexually transmitted infection, you should see a doctor to be tested, because they all have different treatments. Regardless, any unexplained rectal bleeding should be medically evaluated. ...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 more
Rare, but maybe...: Rectal bleeding shouldn't have any relation to your period. Causes of rectal bleeding range from hemorrhoids due to constipation (most common) to more serious things like cancer. However, more rare things include endometriosis of sigmoid and rectum, or inflammatory bowel disease flare ups during menses. If you're having unexpected rectal bleeding, see your doctor. ...Read more
Dr diagnosed external hems 4 weeks ago. Had rectal bleeding 3 times last week. Rectal exam showed none today. Was blood caused by rhoids or cancer?
Probably: If the blood was bright red and not mixed with stool, it is quite likely that you bled from the hemorrhoids. However to be sure, I recommend that a proctologist or colorectal surgeon start with a simple flexible sigmoidoscopy which visualizes the descending colon and would be good evidence in ruling out internal hemorrhoids, benign polyps, ulcerative colitis, or malignant growths. ...Read more
What can cause rectal bleeding? . My sister is 90 years old and has not had any prior warning when suddenly she passed a significent amount of blood along with clots. She is a healthy woman who has not had to take medicine until age 87. In the last couple
At age 90: It can not be anything good! . Can be everything from hemorrhoids (low liklihood with clots) to colon tumor or diverticular bleed, to upper GI source such as ulcer or tumor. Being 90 makes her more fragile and can not tolerate major blood loss acutely. Get her to an er or her doctor immediately. Acute major blood loss in an elderly patient can cause acute cardiac events and death. Do not delay or w. ...Read more
Why would he lose a lot of blood...Rectal bleeding? What are some things that would cause my 68 years old dad to be going to the bathroom one moment and then be in the icu from losing a lot of blood? He said that he had a lot of blood lost due to his rect
Hello.: Hello. I am sorry to hear about your dad. It is clear that you are really worried about him. If he is a chronic, heavy drinker that can be a risk factor for gastrointestinal bleeding. There are many areas that a person can bleed from: esophagus (rupture or erosions), stomach (ulcers or gastritis), as well as the small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus (like hemmhroids). He could even have problems with his bleeding times from alcohol. Normally, the doctors will need to do studies to determine the cause of the bleeding. They may not have an answer right away, but would stabilize him in the meantime. Take care. ...Read more
Sometimes: More worrisome features are darker blood, blood mixed with mucous, chronic bleeding worsening and persistent and recurring bleeding and bleeding associated with other GI symptoms, and increasing age. Though any or none of these factors could be a sign which needs evaluation if persistent. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Or anal fissure are the most common but other more serious causes may be present. No amount of bleeding is normal. See your doctor for an exam or referral to a colon and rectal surgeon. ...Read more
Yes possible: Product may causes colonic irritation, some transient colitis that may lead to bleeding. If you are taking for weight loss, with out proper low calorie healthy diet regular exercises, you are not going to loose weight, only one that benefits is the sellers and promotors, buyer will be loosing money but not weight ...Read more
Likely hemorrhoids: It is likely benign. If it continues, see a surgeon for a check. ...Read more
Small bowel and anus: When a work up involves an EGD and colonoscopy, it misses the small intestines - a capsule endoscopy or bleeding scan would be needed to assess bleeding sites in the small intestines. As well, a colonoscopy may miss the otherwise obvious hemorrhoids or anal fissures which could bleed from the anus. ...Read more
Hmm: It you have dark stool that has a coffee ground consistency - please get med eval soon. If you had an ulcer - that can cause bleeding. Black, tarry, foul- smelling stool - get help asap. Possible causes ofr blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, infections or inflammation. Get evaluated if more than a one time occurence. ...Read more
I'm having a heavy amount of rectal bleeding during pregnancy, what are the causes and is it serious?
Usually hemorrhoids: But ask your physicians to determine the cause. ...Read more
X rayshowed impacted bowel. Have had off and on rectal bleeding then sudden diarrhea what could cause this?
Constipation: Colon impaction from chronic constipation can cause all types of abdominal bloating & discomfort. Straining to have hard bm will cause pain & rectal bleeding. Diarrhea can be an attempt at the body trying to eliminate the excess bowel waste. Drink more liquids, eat more fiber, try MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) laxative. See a doctor for an exam & discussion of treatment options. ...Read more
I am having a heavy amount of rectal bleeding during pregnancy. What could be a cause? Should I be worried?
Realized blood wasn't coming from vagina, but from my asshole. Is this rectal bleeding, and what could've caused it?
I have rectal bleeding 5 years and minor hemmorhoids that don't go away, is it cause of my daily dizzy spells this past year? What do I do?
See a doctor: If you have been having rectal bleeding for 5 years you should be seen by a colorectal surgeon. If it is not your anemia that is producing light-headedness, and you actually have vertigo (sense of rotation around the environment or environment around you or feeling you are going to fall forward when you look down) you should also get evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more
Without a doubt red Bull is the cause of some rectal bleeding I am having I just want to know should I stop drinking it and should I see a doc?
See a physician: The main ingredient in Red Bull is caffeine.One can has 80 mg of caffeine, although in some countries it may contain more. Caffeine won't cause rectal bleeding, per say, although it may cause frequent bowel movements at high dose in some individuals, which could cause any internal hemorrhoids to bleed.***You should stop drinking it and see a physician to be sure nothing serious is causing bleeding ...Read more
Can heavy alcohol consumption cause rectal bleeding? I am unfortunately a heavy consumer of alcohol and just noticed blood in the bowl after passing s
Colonoscopy: Will look for tumors or polyps in the colon. Most common cause of bleeding may be from hemorrhoids or anal fissure that may not be seen well on colonoscopy. Less common causes of colon bleeding could be vascular malformation or diverticulosis which can bleed intwrmittently & would not be seen at colonoscooy unless there was active bleeding at the time of the procedure. ...Read more
Too many things: To give a complete list but hemorrhoids, fissures, proctitis, colitis, colon polyps, colon cancer, diverticular disease are just a few. Remember it is NEVER normal to have rectal bleeding so do not ignore and go get an evaluation by your PCP, GYN, or a GI or Colon and rectal Surgeon ASAP. ...Read more
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