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Serious.: When you have "coffee ground stool", blood has been digested, which means the bleeding is happening fairly high up in your intestines, not down where the hemorrhoids would cause bright red blood. This kind of bleeding is serious, and you need to be seen for it when you read this answer. Call your family doc or go to the local er/urgent care. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
What intestinal problems can cause vomiting when you awaken, last all day an for days lets up evening, with flu like symp, get every few months for 14yrs?
My 7 years old had fever and flu like symptoms. His fever went down but has no bowel movement for 5 days now he eats few should I worry? .
See pediatrician: Were the flu symptoms including stomach disorder? If so, did you give an anti-diarrheal medication? If you did that, it could explain lack of bowel movement. It is important that your child stay hydrated, so give plenty of fluids and have pediatrician examine soon. Good luck. ...Read more
If you have diarrhea or stomach flu, do you have colitis? Or, is colitis diagnosed only if your bowel symptoms never clear up?
Colitis: There are many types of colitis, inflammation of the lining of the colon. Infectious colitis can come from bacteria in bad food or bad water and resolve with treatment. Crohn's colitis and ulcerative colitis need to be diagnosed with testing such as colonoscopy. Ischemic colitis comes from low blood flow. Viral conditions such as the "flu" are not likely to cause colitis that I know of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low temperature 95.6 (reg. Body temp 96.8 f [no typo]), tired, flu symptoms, nausea, started this morning. Bleeding with bowel movements for 2+ weeks?
Need GI exam: Bleeding from the rectum I never normal. Best to get a GI evaluation and get properly diagnosed. Best wishes. ...Read more
Had stomuch flu two weeks ago haven't had solid bowel movement scine what should I be concerned about. I'm in recovery from an eating disorder as well?
Stomach flu sat. Was high fluids rest I ate on mon but was on brat diet since diarrhea came back tue. Wedhad solid bowel. Can I eat regular now? .
Diarrhea: Yes, but stay away from greast food for several days. ...Read more
Started having pain near anal opening after a bout with the flu. Can feel lots of soft bulges when I have bowel movement. No blood. Hemorrhoids?
Light brown mucus in stools, no blood, no pain, no irregular bowel movements. Causes? Am recovering from the flu. Anxiety sufferer. Very worried : (
I noticed mucus surrounding my bowel movement. I've been on and off sick for the past month with the flu and a respiratory infection. Can this cause It?
Had gastro stomach flu since Monday. Past 2 days I've had very frequent diarrheal bowel movements with nothing but liquid. What to do? Anti diarrheal?
Can I eat my high protein diet? After I was sick this past wknd with stomach flu. Its wed I had a solid bowel movement. Still on brat diet can I eat?
Yes: Try to eat as you normally would. If you abd discomfort returns see your doctor. ...Read more
Caught stomach flu 4 days ago. Not vomiting anymore. Good appetite, fiber, drink lot of water. Really bloated, no bowel movements since 2 days! Feel bad?
I had gastric pyloric stenosis and have a nisson wrap I drank last night and I have been having flu like symptoms fever, stomach sick, headache, and irregular bowel movements is this part of a hangover or something else?
I've had intestinal flu with few diarrhea 5 days ago, I haven't pooped normally since, severe intestinal pain and gas also some rotten eggs burps please h?
See ur pediatrician: It's probably best for you to see your pediatrician, since you're complaining of severe abdominal pain following your bout of flu. Your history of previous colonoscopy, ct indicates that you need careful management. Diarrhea can leave you feeling dehydrated, so make sure that you're drinking plenty of liquids. It can leave you with a headache as a result. Also, it could wipe out your good bacteria, so taking probiotics may be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The following:: Kidney:pain radiates round or down to groin. Tenderness to tapping or thumping over lower rib cage on back. Uti symptoms of burning with or frequency of urination. Blood in urine. Positive urinalysis. Kidney or bladder abnormalities on ultrasound or ct. Elevated BUN or creatinine levels in blood. Intestinal: change in stool, bowel habit & pain with bm. Bloody or tarry stool. Abnormal bowel x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daughter, 11. swallowed ring. Xrayed in small intestine after 5 days. Went to bed with headache and naseous. No fever. Gave Motrin. Ring related?
Not likely from ring: It's unlikely that her symptoms are related to the ring. However, if she continues to have nausea, vomiting or develops abdominal pain, she should be seen by a doctor right away to ensure that no sort of blockage has occurred, and to check for other causes of her symptoms. A ring should pass without difficulty in most circumstances. ...Read more
Is it possible to have large intestine's bacterial infection for 2 or 3 months and after develop fever?
My 1y/o daughter has red pin like marks from head to toe. No fever at this time but we did have a 24 hour intestinal virus in the house. What is this?
Several possibles: Many childhood illnesses have associated rashes like what you describe. So it could be from the stomach bug virus you had. It could be roseola (baby measles), common this time of year. Also, if she just recently turned 1 and had an MMR vaccine in the past 2 weeks, it could be her response to the vaccine. 10-20% of kids after MMR get this type of rash. Not to worry - whatever cause, likely to fade. ...Read more