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Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

A long tube runs from the mouth to the anus. It includes, in order, the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine (duodenum, jejunum, ileus), caecum, the ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon (or large intestine) and the rectum. The space inside that tube , the lumen, is considered to be outside of the body. When we bleed into that space ...Read more


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55 urgent bowl movement blood in stool and flank pain all day. No other symptoms but had bout of constipation last week that I solved with ex lax?

55 urgent bowl movement blood in stool and flank pain all day. No other symptoms but had bout of constipation last week that I solved with ex lax?

Blood in stool = ER: Without a compelling and known diagnosis, with constipation and blood in your stool you need urgent and depending on the circumstances even emergent evaluation. ...Read more

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I have some blood in stool after constipation?

I have some blood in stool after constipation?

See your doctor: Though this could be from irritation or hemorrhoids, other more serious conditions need to be evaluated. See you doctor soon. ...Read more

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Constipation and blood in stool and i'm worried. What does this mean?

Get work-up: Changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding are all potential warning signs of colon and rectal cancer. Don't mess around, see a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy examination. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause blood in stool if you press too hard, while your constipated?

Can constipation cause blood in stool if you press too hard, while your constipated?

Yes: This would almost certainly be accompanied by pain. If it is not painful and it persists, get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have in blood in stool irregularly like after 2 or 3 or 4 months and i also suffer constipation. What should i do??

I have in blood in stool irregularly like after 2 or 3 or 4 months and i also suffer constipation. What should i do??

Probably hemorroids: Constipation is the root cause.Drink 8-10 glasses of water.Prunes & warm prune juice & plenty of fruits & vegetables.Daily exercise in the form of brisk walk x 30-60 min.Add flax seed to diet.Blood test to rule out low thyroid.Do not use laxatives.High fiber diet is the answer.When hard stools break the blood vessels in the bowel mucosa bleeding results. ...Read more

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Have massive constipation. Just went a little the size of a pebble and had blood in stool. Do I have cancer? Or ibs?

Have massive constipation. Just went a little the size of a pebble and had blood in stool. Do I have cancer? Or ibs?

Trying to poop a: Brick by straining caused the blood. It seems like top and bottom approach needed. Fleets enema from below; citrat of magnesis by mouth. Last try before going to urgent care for manual disempactment no joy for you or provider. Then solve how you got this way, and how to prevent. Unlikely cancer or ibs. Narcotics cause this. Do not use bisacodyl product (dulcolax) stimulant. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?

What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?

Need to see doctor.: There are numerous possible causes, but if your newborn is passing blood and refusing to eat, you need to take your baby to the doctor asap. ...Read more

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How rare is colon cancer in a 28 year old male it runs in the family I have had constipation it goes away and comes back there is no blood in stool.

How rare is colon cancer in a 28 year old male it runs in the family  I have had constipation it goes away and comes back there is no blood in stool.

Depends: Colon cancer is rare at your age. It is prudent to get screening colonoscopy at an age ten years younger than the lowest age at which any family member was diagnosed with colon cancer. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Bloody Or Red Colored Stools (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 fissure, and rarely, intussusception. ...Read more


Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more