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Occult Bleeding Symptoms
I am having a Colonoscopy in a weeks time for occult bleeding. My abdomen is a little swollen and I am getting sharp pain below the navel its bearable?
What is question?: Difficult to understand your question. If you have occult blood in stool and you are having belly pain and swelling, you should probably have that colonoscopy, and more of an evaluation, as quickly as possible. Did you have an exam? Blood test? Scans? Need more info and a rapid evaluation. good Luck! ...Read more
Waiting to see a GI Dr for fecal occult bleeding. My appointment is 5 week out. I'm now seeing flecks of dark blood in bm. Should I be seen sooner?
My father will be undergoing a bypass surgery. He has a medical history of posterior du bleed which happened six months earlier and positive occult bleeding. Any risks?
Take precautions: There is some risk as stress can irritate the stomach, and bypass patients should stay on Aspirin indefinitely to protect the grafts. But if the docs are concerned, they will keep him on ulcer medication. Better to focus on helping him get through the surgery first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hemorrhoids bleed: Blood in the stool is never "normal". However, bright anal blood on the outside of stool is usually from hemorrhoids (swollen anal veins). They are not serious and warm baths with epsom salts and a cream like anusol will help. However, if the bleeding is persistent, do see a doctor for an examination. All the best, peter wilk, md. ...Read more
Bleeding out of anus, when sitting. over a tablespoon of blood i have hemeroids, but theres no blood in stool. just when im sitting or on the toilet.
I have hemorrhoids and the dr. Has given medicated suppository but is it normal to have frequent bleeding and blood in stool? Cuz it kind of worries me
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