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If My Baby Has A Lot Of Bloody Diarrhea Should I Take Him To The Er
Yes: Unarguably bloody diarrhea is not normal. Most pediatricians would prefer to evaluate this situation in the office first. While frightening, rarely does does bloody diarrhea require hospital admission. A small amount of blood mixed into a large portion of watery stool can suggest more blood than it actually is. However, if this occurs during non-office hours, then the baby should go to the er. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Never Normal: Bloody bowel movements are never a normal event. The color of the blood sometimes gives you clues from where the blood comes from, the brighter the closer to the rectum and colon, the darker the higher in the g.I tract . It can be anything from a fissure in the anal opening due to hard stools, an infection, if your child has been in antibiotics, an allergy to milk, to bowel problems. Dr asap. ...Read more
I take 800 mg of ibubprofen daily and a baby aspirin daily. Now i'm getting watery, bloody diarrhea?
I have Crohn's Disease and chronic watery and bloody diarrhea along with excruciating pain. What can I take for the diarrhea and the pain. I'm alrea?
Need to see doctor: If you are having chonic watery and especially bloody diarrhea with pain, you need to see your doctor. This means your symptoms are either out of control or you are having a Crohn's flare-up and need Rx meds. Do you have a doctor you see on a regular basis for your Crohn's? Are you or have you been on Rx meds for the Crohn's before? How was your Crohn's diagnosed? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take milk of magnesia to prep for a sigmoidoscopy if you are already having bloody diarrhea? I am 31 weeks pregnant.
What tests should an ER doctor do on a patient who comes in with bloody diarrhea for two days after having D for 3 weeks and GI symptoms for 2 months.
Depends: Depends on constellation of symptoms: Has there been fever? Weight changes? Vomiting? What GI symptoms specifically? Any association with foods? With some variety based on symptoms: Physical exam of abdomen. Rectal exam and occult blood smear. CBC. CT of the abdomen with oral and IV contrast. Possibly stool cultures. Celiac markers. Possibly a GI specialist consult. ...Read more
Went to ER 4 bloody diarrhea. Diarrhea for 3 weeks, lost 10 lbs. nauseous & pain where GB was b4. Dr. did CT w/o dye and CBC only. Should I see dif dr?
Sharp pain in lower left abdo. Nausea, vomiting. Red/bloody? diarrhea, turned into red thin stool. Possibilities? Go to er?
What can cause acute bloody diarrhea and lower stomach pain? Elevated wbc, elevated neutrophils, low lymphocyte. Went to er, treated with IV fluids. Felt 100% better in 2-3 hours. Had fish that night.
Sometimes: Bloody diarrhea can been seen with toxic strains of e.Coli like the strain e coli: 0157:h7 of which there is an outbreak in germany. Bloody diarrhea can also be a sign of ulcerative colitis or other invasive bacteria like salmonella, shigella, campylobacter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You will get instruc: you will get instructions. You need to be on medications that do not cause bleeding like aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, fish oil to name a few. Your gastroenterologist and the staff well advise you but make sure you tell them all the medications you are on ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm kinda glad i'm havin bloody diarrhea, in fact i hope it's something deathly so i won't have to deal with so many problems at 18 i'm gonna shoot my?
make a call: Eagle, please call your local mental health or suicide hotline. I'm concerned for your personal safety, by the tone of your comments. If you have bloody diarrhea, you may have inflammatory bowel disease, such as crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Please, talk to someone immediately, either your doctor or a community health phone line. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need diagnosis: Bloody diarrhea is just a symptom of a serious problem. You need to find out why you are having this symptom, so the problem can be addressed. A gastroenterologist or GI specialist can make this diagnosis. Problems that can cause this symptom include cancer, inflammatory bowel disease like ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, hemorrhoids, and peptic ulcer disease. ...Read more
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