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Toilet water blood red after bowel movement. Was fresh bright red blood. Stool was normal brown colour with no blood in it. Internal hemorrhoid?
Blood mixed with light coloured stool. String stuff and mucus. Does fresh blood come from higher than the sigmoid colon?
Please elaborate: Please elaborate your question. What would you like to know about normal sugar.Normal fasting glucose levels in blood are less than 100. Between 100 and 126 are prediabetic or glucose intolerant, after 127 pre diabetic. A1c is normal <5.6 prediabetics 5.7-6.4. Diabetics are >6.5, uncontrolled diabetics are A1c >7. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Transmission of blood borne diseases can occur through any mucosa if there are breaks present, even those that you may not be able to see with your eyes. Therefore it would be wise to avoid any contact with potentially infected material if you are uncertain about the integrity of your mucosal lining. ...Read more
Yes: Once the rbc's are removed, the remainder is serum- an amber colored liquid. ...Read more
Not correct: All blood cells escape during bleeding. It is just that there are far more red cells than other cells. ...Read more
What could cause small specks of blood to come out when blowing nose and dried blood mixed in boogers everyday?
Constipated | Today passed a normal brown coloured stool although light red blood turned toilet water red and blood also on toilet paper when wiped
Small bleeding: Being constipated and passing a hard stool can cause minor trauma to the lining of the rectum and anus. Other causes of a small amount of blood can be from hemorrhoids. At your age, it is unlikely to be anything more significant. If you have prolonged bleeding or prolonged pain you may want to seek out a physician to perform a rectal exam or a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy. ...Read more
No: Hiv seems to require living white cells to survive for any length of time, all viruses are fragile and most cannot tolerate drying, and casual household contacts of hiv-positive people even before treatment simply didn't catch it. Relax. You won't get sick. ...Read more
No: Blood group type does not matter for donation. The donor and recipient need to be compatible. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
I have lose brown bloody stool with lots of gas. The blood looks brown on tissue paper too, like old dried blood. Seems like old blood passing through?
Need to see doctor: If you are passing blood in stool, that warrants seeing your doctor, 1. to confirm if it is blood, 2. If it is blood, it is imperative to ascertain the cause of bleeding. Treatment would have to geared to address the cause. Wish you good health. ...Read more
Hematospermia.: Hematospermia is the appearance of blood in the ejaculate. While it is usually alarming to patients, the cause is almost always benign. The initial evaluation consists of a history, physical examination, and urinalysis. Those who have symptoms of urethritis should be tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Often the cause is not apparent, but the condition resolves spontaneously. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer