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Farting Causes Rectal Bleeding
I had rectal bleeding problem now can't release gas while sitting unless I bend down. What's the reason? I am taking daflon 500 mg and famotidine 20 mg
Best to get checked: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids ; fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal ; rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more
My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth.?
Requires diagnosis as soon as possible.......
The possibilities are too many to discuss on this platform.
Please seek "hands on" treatment immediately!
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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?
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
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
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
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
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
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