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Dr. Ed Kaplan
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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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.

Dr. Ed Kaplan
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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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.

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

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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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


Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Board Certified, Hospital-based practice
22 years in practice
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I'm 23 years old and im worried I have colon cancer or ibs...constipation heartburn blood in stool mucus in stool stomach achel?

Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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I'm 23 years old and im worried I have colon cancer or ibs...constipation heartburn blood in stool mucus in stool stomach achel?

Not likely: Would recommend that you mention your symptoms to your doc. Inflammatory bowel disease would be of concern. Cancer is always possible, but not likely. ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Jeffrey Wilkins
Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
24 years in practice
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I have a pressure like pain under left side lower ribs and blood in stool on occasion also sometimes black. Get heartburn sometime very bad.

Dr. Jeffrey Wilkins
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I have a pressure like pain under left side lower ribs and blood in stool on occasion also sometimes black. Get heartburn sometime very bad.

Trouble: Your symptoms are consistent with an ulcer in your stomach. You need to seek medical attention ...Read more

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Dr. Imran Saeed
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
14 years in practice
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Upper right abdominal pain radiates toward back, blood in stool, heartburn and indigestion. Occasional bloating. Nausea. Started 2 days ago?

Dr. Imran Saeed
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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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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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Im 31 female, often have irregular bowel movements. But more recently blood in stool and in urine. Abdominal bloating and indigestion and night sweats?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Im 31 female, often have irregular bowel movements. But more recently blood in stool and in urine. Abdominal bloating and indigestion and night sweats?

Many symptoms: Start by seeing your primary doctor. She/he may be able to find the cause and plan treatment. If not your doctor should refer you to a Gastroenterologist. I would appreciate it if you could let me know what transpires. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
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Blood in stool?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
34 years in practice
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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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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
32 years in practice
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What does blood in stool signify?

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
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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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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
37 years in practice
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Medical term for blood in stool is?

Dr. Eric Kaplan
Board Certified, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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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

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Dr. Chris Oh
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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Men with blood in stool?

Dr. Chris Oh
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
16 years in practice
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Men with blood in stool?

See doc: It could be hemrrhoids but also could be something serious like colon cancer. See your doc for rectal exam, blood test and possibly colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
48 years in practice
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Baby goes to ecuador and has blood in stool 2 days later. Help?

Dr. Arnold Malerman
Board Certified, Orthodontics
48 years in practice
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Baby goes to ecuador and has blood in stool 2 days later. Help?

Pediatrician: Blood in stool no matter what age, needs investigation. Please call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Blood In Stool (Definition)

Blood in the stool of babies is always a concern and should be investigated. Some of the causes include food allergies, infection of the bowels (bacterial gastroenteritis), anal ...Read more


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