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Passing blood (clots) but no stool for 6 days and abdominal pain. Help?

Passing blood (clots) but no stool for 6 days and abdominal pain. Help?

Get seen Now.: Please seek prompt medical care. Abdominal pain with bloody clots rectally could be serious. Some cause of rectal bleeding include: hemorrhoid, fissure, fistula, cancer, & inflammatory or infectious GI conditions. Severe abdominal pain is a medical emergency. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Blood clots when trying to pass stool, ulcerative colitis?

Need evaluation: If you are passing blood clots in your stool you could have any number of potentially serious conditions in the GI tract and you need an evaluation asap. Ulcerative colitis is one of any number of possibilities that include a bleeding ulcer in upper digestive tract to cancer anywhere in the GI tract. Get evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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Will watermelon look like blood clots in stool?

Will watermelon look like blood clots in stool?

No: watermelon gets digested completely before it comes out in stool. blood clots in stool are more velvety -smooth -glistening and have a typical blood odor. ...Read more

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What can cause dark blood and blood clots in stool?

What can cause dark blood and blood  clots in stool?

Bleeding.: Bleeding in your GI tract. This needs evaluation by your doc soon if not immediately. ...Read more

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Blood clots in stool, could it be caused by watermelon?

Blood clots in stool, could it be caused by watermelon?

No: Blood clots in stool is a serous problem and should not be from watermelon consumption. Seek medical help immediately. ...Read more

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Llq pain worse after bm (freq increment 1x/d to 3-4x/d) w/ bright blood & mucus on toilet tissue everytime, blood clots in stool sometimes.What is it?

Llq pain worse after bm (freq increment 1x/d to 3-4x/d) w/ bright blood & mucus on toilet tissue everytime, blood clots in stool sometimes.What is it?

LLQ Pain: This should be evaluated by GI specialist based upon information provided. Inflammatory bowel disease(ulcerative colitis or crohn's) is in the differential. Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)does not cause rectal bleeding. Ibs + hemorrhoids however potentially could explain the symptoms . Evaluation should be done. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you use the restroom and it's blood and blood clots in your stool?

What does it mean when you use the restroom and it's blood and blood clots in your stool?

See a doc/GI MD soon: Blood in stool can be from hemorrhoids, inflammation, polyps, other growths, pockets in the colon wall (diverticulosis), fragile blood vessels, poor blood flow to colon, other. Don't know your details, but you need to get checked-soon. ...Read more

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I'm really worried I have been having lose stools which have resulted to bleeding from my bottom causing what looks like blood clots what do I do?

I'm really worried I have been having lose stools which have resulted to bleeding from my bottom causing what looks like blood clots what do I do?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is abnormal and could simply be due to hemorrhoids which were irritated by frequent loose stools. However other causes include more serious entities such as ulcerative colitis,infectious colitis,diverticulosis or growths in the colorectal area. You should be examined by your physician for diagnosis and treatment. He/she may refer you to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have green stool with little blood clots in it. I also have abd pains with nausea. What does this mean?

I have green stool with little blood clots in it. I also have abd pains with nausea.  What does this mean?

Serious: These symptoms are indicative of serious intestinal problem. Please see a gastroenterologist soon. You will need a bunch of tests and colonoscopy. ...Read more

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There are dark particles in my stool (1/4 of a thumbnail in size). Could it be blood/blood clots? It's black and tarry. Otherwise stool is brown.

There are dark particles in my stool (1/4 of a thumbnail in size). Could it be blood/blood clots? It's black and tarry. Otherwise stool is brown.

Black stool particle: Black pieces of stool can be due to iron, peptobismol or blood leaking from high in the GI tract. A occult blood test can easily be done to see if there is blood products in your stool. ...Read more

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I went to the bathroom, and had all blood and blood clots, no stools. I was bloated, cramping and the blood was heavy enough that I thought it was men?

I went to the bathroom, and had all blood and blood clots, no stools. I was bloated, cramping and the blood was heavy enough that I thought it was men?

Get to ED. : That kind of sudden GI bleeding episode can be a harbinger of bad things to come, truth be told. You need to get to the RD and be evaluated right away. ...Read more

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I have had bloody stools for over a month,water will be soild red. Alot of pain,big blood clots on tp and in stool also very stringy and now back pain?

I have had bloody stools for over a month,water will be soild red. Alot of pain,big blood clots on tp and in stool also very stringy and now back pain?

Time to see your Dr.: if you don't have a doctor, go to a prompt care or emergency room. you seriously need to be evaluated. this is lower GI bleeding , either from colon, anorectal area,, or distal small bowel. I'm not going to go through the differential, I'm just telling you to get seen, and soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a 22 year old female, i had about two tbsp of bright red blood in stool w/ blood clots. Cancerous colon polyps in family history.?

I am a 22 year old female, i had about two tbsp of bright red blood in stool w/ blood clots. Cancerous colon polyps in family history.?

Yes: Colon cancer and polyps can be genetically related. If either of these are in your family or personal history, get to an expert and get regular colon screening. If you are having bleeding it needs to be evaluated regardless of your age. ...Read more

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Nausea, vomiting, fever, "dark red" blood clots in stool, back pain, low iron. What could be wrong with me?

Please get medical: Evaluation asap. Vomiting, fever, dark blood in stool and pain could be serious. Go to er. ...Read more

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I'm 5 year out gastric bypass surgery an i have blood in my stool sometime small blood clots what do this mean?

I'm 5 year out gastric bypass surgery an i have blood in my stool sometime small blood clots what do this mean?

Need exam: This means you need to have an exam. Blood clots are not likely related to the gastric bypass. This may be related to hemorrhoids but may also be related to a host of other things in your GI tract some of which could be serious. You should talk to your local doctor. ...Read more

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I just had an easy passing stool. Im 16 and had a lot of.Blood come out. It looked like a huge blood.Clot. I still have some blood coming out to.

Rectal Bleeding: If you are passing blood when not passing stool you need to be seen urgently by your family doctor. Please let your parents know this is happening. ...Read more

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I feel like I have to pass a stool and the only thing that comes out is mucus and some blood. Today, alittle mucus with blood clot attached! help?

I feel like I have to pass a stool and the only thing that comes out is mucus and some blood. Today, alittle mucus with blood clot attached! help?

Colitis: Sounds like colitis. There are many different forms which all have if fervent treatments. However, depending on your age, blood from the rectum can also be a sign of olon cancer. Sounds like you need a colonoscopy. See your physician asap. ...Read more

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I mentioned blood ball in stool. Healthtap Dr said "blood clot" but that is it. Can you expand? What from? How serious?

I mentioned blood ball in stool. Healthtap Dr said "blood clot" but that is it. Can you expand? What from? How serious?

Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid, polyp, to cancer. You will meed to see a health care provider to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I had a rollover accident two days ago. No injuries, but now i went to use the bathroom and there was a blood clot when i wiped and blood it the stool?

I had a rollover accident two days ago. No injuries, but now i went to use the bathroom and there was a blood clot when i wiped and blood it the stool?

Not normal, get help: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more

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I had a dark blood clot in my stool. My dr recently did an in office check for blood and it came back neg. should I be concern?

I had a dark blood clot in my stool. My dr recently did an in office check for blood and it came back neg. should I be concern?

Yes: yes, you need to be fully evaluated for the source of the blood clot; could be a multiple of causes, some more serious than others. The office test can miss bleeding that is intermittent. ...Read more

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Past couple days having maroon blood in stool and toilet Today same thing but passed a blood clot could this be hemorrhoids?

Past couple days having maroon blood in stool and toilet Today same thing but passed a blood clot could this be hemorrhoids?

Unlikely: Hemorrhoids usually cause bright red painless blood and not clots. Maroon blood suggests bleeding somewhere higher in the GI track. It is also something that needs to be checked, this is especially true in someone on Motrin as yourself. If you have any symptoms of lightheadedness or weakness you should go to an UC or ER. Otherwise, call you PCP or GI doctor for an appointment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass huge blood clots during your period?

Is it normal to pass huge blood clots during your period?

NO NO NO: Esp at your age or any age please see your gyn for a workup and evaluation as you will need an exam, pap , blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can u pass small blood clots during implantation bleeding?

Can u pass small blood clots during implantation bleeding?

Yes: Yes, you can pass small blood clots from implantation bleeding. Usually this bleeding is quite light, but it can be heavy. It is best to get checked to make sure that the pregnancy is progressing normally. This can be done with serial HCG tests and ultrasounds. Good luck! ...Read more

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