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My stomach stings and burns constantly. I bloat to the point it feels like my stomach is about to burst, indigestion/heartburn and blood in stool.

My stomach stings and burns constantly. I bloat to the point it feels like my stomach is about to burst, indigestion/heartburn and blood in stool.

SEE DOCTOR: You need a further evaluation. You could have many things: irritable bowel inflammatory bowel ulcer lymphoma gastritis please get to a doctor. Probably need a gatroenterologist. ...Read more

Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Digestive Bleeding (Definition)

Digestive bleeding is also known as Gastrointestinal bleeding. Digestive bleeding is a clinical finding in which a person has bleeding in his digestive system. The digestive system starts from the mouth, goes to the throat, esophagus, stomach, and intestines, and ends at the anus. Bleeding in this system can cause red or ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

heme test stool
daily
dietary changes
3x day
stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
once
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Upper right abdominal pain radiates toward back, blood in stool, heartburn and indigestion. Occasional bloating. Nausea. Started 2 days ago?

Upper right abdominal pain radiates toward back, blood in stool, heartburn and indigestion. Occasional bloating. Nausea. Started 2 days ago?

You need labs : Right upper quad abd pain with radiation to back and nausea can be related to gallbladder disease or pancreatitis. You will need labs and right upper quad ultra sound. Heart burn, indigestion and blood in stool could be related to peptic ulcer disease. Avoid eating spicy, fatty and greasy food. Get in touch with your medical doc for the tests and labs. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

see your docotor
once
have colonoscopy and upper endoscpy
once
do not ignore blood in stool
daily
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Blood in stool?

Blood in stool?

Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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What does blood in stool signify?

What does blood in stool signify?

Many causes: Blood in the stool can be caused by a variety of problems. You need to be seen by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

See your doctor for a proper physical examination
once
A small amount of blood in your stool is not an emergency
daily
If older than 50 years, have some form of colon cancer screening
once
If dealing with hemorrhoids, increase the amount of water/fiber intake
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Medical term for blood in stool is?

Medical term for blood in stool is?

Several: Melena or hematochezia. The former usually is tarry black and the latter is more fresh looking blood. Both need to be quickly evaluated and a diagnosis and treatment initiated promptly. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Heartburn (Definition)

When acid and peptic juices reflux into the esophagus, one might have the sensation of burning or pain under the breast bone. It can radiate up to the throat and down to the region of the solar plexus. Some may describe it as bad 'indigestion' and others may feel like they are ...Read more

Dr. Sidney Vinson
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

Gastrointestinal bleeding is bleeding that occurs anywhere in the digestive tract (which runs from the mouth to the anus). Blood may be seen in vomit or stool. Common causes include infections, hemorrhoids, and damage to the lining ...Read more

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