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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

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

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Rectal Bleeding (Definition)

"Rectal bleeding" often denotes bright red blood per rectum that may originate from multiple causes involving the anal canal, rectum, ...Read more


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My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth.?

My family member is experiencing rectal bleeding for first day, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating, loss of appetite, gas, bad taste in mouth.?

RECTAL BLEEDING: Requires diagnosis as soon as possible.......

The possibilities are too many to discuss on this platform.

Please seek "hands on" treatment immediately!
Dr Z ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not necessarily: Slow bleeding from colon cancer can lead to anemia, without visible blood or black tarry stools. More often than not, anemia is the presenting symptom, especially for right sided colon cancers. ...Read more

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What could cause rectal bleeding?

What could cause rectal bleeding?

Many things: Many things can cause rectal bleeding. The one we worry about most is cancer. Anyone with rectal bleeding needs to see a doctor to evaluate it further. ...Read more

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What could be a cause of my rectal bleeding?

What could be a cause of my rectal bleeding?

Many: Depends on a person's age and medical conditions. The list of possibilities is long. Fistula, hemorrhoid, fissure, cancer, colon polyp, colitis, rarely from stomach ulcer, etc. Would need to have an examination with your doctor. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause rectal bleeding?

I was wondering what would cause rectal bleeding?

Rectal Bleeding.: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. ...Read more

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What causes rectal bleeding? It only occurs after bm.

What causes rectal bleeding? It only occurs after bm.

Many: Depends on age, other medical issues, etc.
List includes, hemorrhoids, fissures, colitis, polyps, avm (superficial blood vessels), cancers and more. Get it checked please. ...Read more

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Which STDs can cause rectal bleeding?

Which STDs can cause rectal bleeding?

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

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Does phentermine cause rectal bleeding?

Does phentermine cause rectal bleeding?

No: Can cause constipation which could lead to hemorrhoids or fissure but does not directly cause bleeding. All rectal bleeding should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can a kidney stone cause rectal bleeding?

Can a kidney stone cause rectal bleeding?

No: I can not think of any way that a kidney stone could result in rectal bleeding. They involve 2 separate organ symptoms. It's more likely you have something in your GI tract like gastritis or hemorrhoids. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Could rectal bleeding be caused by an ovarian cyst?

Could rectal bleeding be caused by an ovarian cyst?

No: Ovarian cysts will not lead to rectal bleeding. However severe endometriosis may lead to both ovarian 'cysts' and rectal problems. If you don't have endometriosis, ovarian cysts would not be related to rectal problems. ...Read more

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Could using alovera as an anal lube cause rectal bleeding?

Could using alovera as an anal lube cause rectal bleeding?

Anal lubricant: Any activities involving insertion of objects into rectum have potential to cause rectal bleeding. Additionally - some individuals are sensitive to Aloe Vera. ...Read more

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Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

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

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Every month before my period, I experience rectal bleeding, what could cause this?

Every month before my period, I experience rectal bleeding, what could cause this?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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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

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

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What can cause rectal bleeding?

What can cause rectal bleeding?

Many possibilities: Hemorrhoid, anal fissure, anal fistula, draining peri-rectal abscess, colitis, colon polyps, bleeding stomach ulcers, bleeding colon diverticula, colon vascular malformation, colon or rectal cancer, and maybe others. ...Read more

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What can cause rectal bleeding?

What can cause rectal bleeding?

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

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What cause rectal bleeding during menstration?

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

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Can garcinia cambogia cause rectal bleeding?

Can garcinia cambogia cause rectal bleeding?

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

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Other then hemorrhoids what can cause rectal bleeding?

Other then hemorrhoids what can cause rectal bleeding?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding can occur as a result of many things besides hemorrhoids including a growth in your intestine. You need to get that checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause pain and rectal bleeding while pooping?

What could cause pain and rectal bleeding while pooping?

Several diseases: 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

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What causes rectal bleeding after using magnesium citrate?

Likely hemorrhoids: It is likely benign. If it continues, see a surgeon for a check. ...Read more

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What could cause rectal bleeding but still have a normal colonoscopy and egd?

What could cause rectal bleeding but still have a normal colonoscopy and egd?

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

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Does a colon radiation cause rectal bleeding after a year?

Yes it can: Radiation is known to cause some chronic damage to the rectal mucosa. This can lead to rectal bleeding. Let your oncologists/radiation oncologist know about it so that they can offer you help with medication to stop this ...Read more

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Would it be possible that a lot of coffee cause rectal bleeding or blood in the stool?

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

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How to cure rectal bleeding if the cause is cracked and painful skin? What can I do at home?

How to cure rectal bleeding if the cause is cracked and painful skin? What can I do at home?

Ointment: You may just need some ointment for the dry skin, but you should have an examination by a doctor. May need a consultation eothba GI doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is there a disease that can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage, followed by onset of rectal bleeding?

Is there a disease that can cause subarachnoid hemorrhage, followed by onset of rectal bleeding?

Coagulopathies: Blood disorders such as hemophilia, platelet abnormalities, anticoagulant usage, autoimmune blood disorders can & do cause bleeding episodes in different organs and in different sites, separately or simultaneously. See a hematologist. ...Read more

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