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Dr. Jay Yepuri
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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I keep pooping blood what's wrong?

I keep pooping blood what's wrong?

Need evaluation: Could be hemorrhoids, chronic colitis or even malignancy. You should seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


Dr. Andria Johnson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
10 years in practice
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I've been pooping blood for quite some time now. Am I dying?

I've been pooping blood for quite some time now. Am I dying?

See your doctor: This needs to be checked out to rule out possible malignancy vs bleeding hemorrhoids. This should not ignored. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What can I do if I'm pooping blood?

What can I do if I'm pooping blood?

This needs to be: medically evaluated. Please let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
24 years in practice
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My boyfriend has been pooping blood every few months. Is that something to be worryed about please let me know causer i'm worryed for him?

My boyfriend  has been pooping blood every few months. Is that something to be worryed about please let me know  causer i'm worryed for him?

Yes: He needs an exam. May only be bleeding hemorrhoids, but other more serious causes need to be ruled out. He is also likely to become anemic if this continues for too long. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
46 years in practice
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Pooping blood and pain in right side?

Pooping blood and pain in right side?

Get evaluated now: This issue needs evaluation asap. There are many causes for rectal bleeding in a 16 year old with inflammatory bowel disease being one of the most likely ones. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Dr. Mark Patterson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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My 4 year old is pooping blood he is also pucking buut no blood what is going on?

My 4 year old is pooping blood he is also pucking buut no blood what is going on?

Needs to be seen: Blood in the stool can be due to several reasons, but associated with vomiting is worrisome. I would suggest that he be seen by his doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Board Certified, LASIK Surgery
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I am pooping blood. It isn't uncomfortable, but i know something is wrong. ?

I am pooping blood. It isn't uncomfortable, but i know something is wrong. ?

See a GI doctor: Go see a gastrointestinal doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. This could be something serious. ...Read more

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Dr. James Rotchford
Board Certified, Addiction Medicine
35 years in practice
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I have been pooping blood this past week and i think its due to my drinking, if i were to quit drinking would this stop?

Life threatening: If your bleeding is due to your drinking it could be life threatening. Generally the source of bleeing can be readily determined. Do not hesitate to have it checked out asap. The good news though is that at your age it would unlikely be because of the toxic effects of alcohol. These effects usually require some time (years) to effect the liver, etc. ...Read more

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