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I Have Colostomy Bag Recently Had Some Blood In Stool Does Doctor Have 2 Wait Till Blood Is Absent To Give Me Reversal Operation To Remove Bag
I have colostomy bag. Recently had some blood in stool. Does doctor have 2 wait till blood is absent to give me reversal operation to remove bag?
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
65y/o male, w/colostomy bag, surgery 13wk ago¬hing but sick, vomiting some blood, dehydrated, feces in stomach, bags don't work.Lost faith in doc.Advise?
Bowel obstruction: You may have a bowel obstruction or abscess from resolving infection. You need IV fluid, possible ct scan or xray, bloodwork and possible antibiotics. Many early bowel obstructions within weeks of surgery resolve with conservative medical care. Call your surgeon or go to the hospital if you are feeling really sick. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yr son passing blood drops with stool had surgery on 27th Jan, doc. injected some wound but still passing little bloody stool.
My 5yr son passed bloody stool sometime drops of blood doc did a surgery 24Jan & injected problem still after month he's passing bloody stool on&off?
Try high fiber diet: This is a difficult question to answer since there are different causes of bloody stool. From what you are describing, it appears that he had developed hemorrhoid from constipation. You should make sure that your child eats high fiber diet. However, follow-up with the medical provider is very important ...Read more
Sporadic Red blood in stool, got my gallbladder removed late last year. Pain lower left abdomen. Doing stool test from doctor with a kit but.Thoughts?
THOUGHTS??: are CLEAR ....you need to have a complete evaluation by awho can look for the Board Certified Gastroenterologist who can take a look and find out why you are bleeding!! BTW this has NOTHING to do with your Gallbladder! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Having very painful bowel movements, some blood in Stool. told a doctor and he said it was an anal fissureBut it's been 4 months. It heals but then ?
See Colorectal surg.: You need a Lateral sphincter myotomyGet a more detailed answer ›
Had c-diff. Once cleared, doc did colonoscopy. Everything perfect. Did notice redness (erythema...No blood) in rectum. Did random biopsies. Some blood in stool 2 day after. Very mild cramping. Normal?
Visited doc and found occult blood in stool but also hemorrhoid. At 32 years, what could be the cause?
Many things: The occult blood without visible blood could be the hemorrhoid or colon polyp/tumor or gastritis or a peptic ulcer/gastic ulcer or tumor. Let an expert GI or colorectal surgeon decide what the best route is for evaluation and treatment. Do not ignore! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age would having blood in stool make a doctor start to worry about cancer? Age 20 years? Age 25 years?
18 years old. My stool get thinner and I have had blood in stool. I have contacted doc. What can it be? Polyps that have grown?
What did the doc say: A consult with a gastroenterologist should be helpful ...Read more
3 month breastfed baby had blood in stool. Seeing doctors already, just want other opinions on possible cause?
Bloody milk stools: The most common cause of blood in the stool of an exclusively breast fed infant is from ingesting blood from a cracked or inflamed nipple. Other causes include rectal trauma from temperature taking, or intestinal obstruction (this is very uncommon, and usually associated with pain, vomiting, poor feeding, etc.) Breast milk allergy is very rare. ...Read more
Blood in stool when minor pain movment. Doc thinks it's just a tear or fissure a months ago. Happens every once in a while? Should be worried? Heals?
Colorectal surgeon?: Blood is not normal, but it may not be worrisome. However, till you are evaluated you can't know. See a colorectal surgeon, who will be able to differentiate hemorrhoids, fissure, and other potential causes with a specialty exam. Till then, lots of water, high fiber diet. ...Read more
Adult 21 years of age saw traces of blood in stool. Dr suggest me stool dr test. If this test show blood then what my doctor suggest me?please tell me
Endoscopy: If you persistently have blood in stool, doctor will likely recommend lower and upper endoscopy. Hepatitis increases the risk of cirrhosis, which can cause varicose veins (which can bleed) in the lower esophagus. But that complication is one that usually takes years to develop, and is seldom seen as an isolated symptom. ...Read more
Are home tests like ez detect or coloCARE sufficient to detect blood in stool prior to doctor visit if unsure?
Yes: Colocare and ez detect are home stool detection kits to determine if there is any small quantitiy of blood in stool, an amount that is not clinically apparent or in many cases missed by the guaiac stool test. This approach is not that accurate since blood is present in stool in small amts for many reasons unrelated to cancer and fails to detect those cancers not producing blood in the stool. ...Read more
Looked like blood in stool, bright red,on outside & mixed in a little. How do I know whether blood or red bell pepper? If blood how urgent to see doc?
BRBPR due to...: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read more
My doctor has done blood work to check my liver function because of black blood in stool. Can you tell me why?
Bleeding: He is likely making sure that your liver is functioning normally; the liver produces chemicals that help us clot. If the liver is not working properly eg cirrhosis, then you won't produce clotting factors and this may lead to bleeding somewhere in the GI tract, hence the black stools. Your doctor will likely recommend an upper endoscopy and colonoscopy to look for a bleeding source ...Read more
Constant Diarreah after donating blood 6 days ago, blood in stool; not sure if I should go to a family doctor (they are closed till Tuesday)?
I am a man and I found a lump in my lower abdomen 3days ago. It hurts alittle found blood in stool. What is it and what kind of doctor should See?
I have blood in stool. A lot of bloating. I feel the blood is from small intestine not colon. Is there any way doctor can tell if it's from small or large intestine?
Bloody BM: Blood in your bowel movements should be characterized. Is it blood streaked. Small bowel bleeding usually causes black bowel movements unless you are having a large bleed. A colonoscopy can easily rule out colonic bleed. A Pill Cam can take photos of your entire small intestine ...Read more
Various: A rectal exam (gloved finger in the rectum) can sometimes provide the answer, particularly if the problem is a hemorrhoid. Depending on age, health problems, symptoms, and type of bleeding, further tests may need to be done including possibly colonoscopy (under sedation, a fiberoptic camera is inserted into the rectum and is threaded through the colon to look directly for the cause of bleeding). ...Read more
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