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Doctor insights on: Is Bloody Stool One Swine Flu Symptoms

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Melena (Definition)

Melina is blood in the stool that is black, tarry, sticky, and smelly. The blood in melena comes from high up in the gastrointestinal tract, and gets partially digested which is why it changes to melena. Bright red blood comes from lower ...Read more


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Can there be any difference between swine flu symptoms and the normal flu symptoms?

Can there be any difference between swine flu symptoms and the normal flu symptoms?

Yes: This is the best I have seen to help differentiate: http://www.Newmilfordschools.Org/gibbs/nurse/cold_flu_swine_flu.Pdf. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a symptom that the swine flu gives you its self besides the normal flu symptoms?

Anyone know what is a symptom that the swine flu gives you its self besides the normal flu symptoms?

Rapid Onset: With swine flu onset is usually very swift – within 3 to 6 hours you have been hit hard by pain & fever. With seasonal flu, symptoms may start to develop over several days. ...Read more

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I recently had the stomach flu and had blood in stool. Went to ER said it will go away. I still see spots of blood in stool. Its been 7 days. Normal?

I recently had the stomach flu and had blood in stool. Went to ER said it will go away. I still see spots of blood in stool. Its been 7 days. Normal?

Not normal: It is never normal to have blood in your stools. That said, it doesn't mean it has to be due to something serious as hemorrhoids are both common & a common cause of blood in stool. Blood in the stool should be evaluated. If bright red or maroon then a lower GI tract scope (colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, proctoscopy) is first step. If black bloody stool then upper scope indicated. See a GI doctor. ...Read more

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I have bloody stool, high fever, vomiting, and sores in mouth. What could these symptoms indicate?

I have bloody stool, high fever, vomiting, and sores in mouth. What could these symptoms indicate?

Auotoimmune reaction: This really sounds like a very serious condition that may require a doctors evaluation . Could be an autoimmune reaction. ...Read more

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rapid heart rate (120 resting), nausea, bloody stool, migraines, mild fever following snowboarding and a few hard falls (one to head). 6 hours since??

rapid heart rate (120 resting), nausea, bloody stool, migraines, mild fever following snowboarding and a few hard falls (one to head). 6 hours since??

The ER calls you: I believe your resting heartrate is way too high and may represent an incompensable bleed that could be occurring thorugh the GI system or into the peritoneum. The best thing to do for yourself aside from getting to the ER is tanking up with as much fluid (water, juice, milk) as possible right now. Get some samples of your stool from the toilet as well...if possible and take it in for testing. ...Read more

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Why have I got loose stools with no flu symptoms?

Why have I got loose stools with no flu symptoms?

Lots of causes: First define the problem (do you have soft or frequent stool?), circumstances under which diarrhea developed (malabsorption, pancreatic maldigestion, food intolerances, stressful times, exposure to ill individuals, food poisoning, ischemic gut, inflammatory colitis, etc.), severity (stool volume, dehydration, blood, night-time awakening, weight loss), & duration. The "cure" depends on diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people get swine flu and what are its symptoms?

Can someone tell me how people get swine flu and what are its symptoms?

Swine Flu: Symptoms of swine flu may include: sore throat, cough, headache, fever, chills, musculoskeletal aches ; pains, nausea, vomiting ; diarrhea.Swine flu symptoms usually last for around 8 days but if there are health complications it may take longer to heal. Swine flu is spread from one person to another. ...Read more

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Need to know is throwing up a symptom of the swine flu?

Need to know is throwing up a symptom of the swine flu?

Yes: it definitely can be and for any other flu for that matter. ...Read more

Stool Is Bloody (Definition)

Stool is bloody is a symptom in which there is bright red or darker red coloring to stools. Red stools is presumed to have fairly fresh blood in the stools (old blood in the stools would ...Read more


Swine Flu (Definition)

A human respiratory infection caused by an influenza strain ...Read more