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Quinoa And Blood In The Stool
Yes : Especially if biopsies obtained or polyps removed. If persists call yor gi. ...Read more
See doctor: Any blood in bowel movements (especially mixed in) is abnormal and needs to be evaluated by a doctor and likely a gastroenterology doctor with a colonoscopy exam (scope up through the rectum). Different causes could be inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, infection, or blood vessel disorders. See your doctor. ...Read more
Possible: This is not a home diagnosis. There are too many possibly serious illness which may present like this and you should be seen by a physician quickly. ...Read more
Probably nothing: In 1930 hh donally reported an eloquent experiment in lactating women demonstrating that in virtually all normal persons undigested protein enters the bloodstream and can be detected in the skin. Foreign food proteins are commonly found in breast milk. Just because digestion is not completed in the gut does not mean that the gut is leaky or that these foreign proteins invariably cause disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does bleeding in the intestines would result to a whole black and tarry stool or just a portion of the stool?
Is it normal when stool have small fresh blood sometimes in different area?
Sometimes it's mixed in some part of the stool just very small fresh blood
Abnormal: Blood in stool is never normal. A variety of medical conditions, sometimes more than one, may account for your symptom. Given your age and the lack of other symptoms, benign conditions, such as hemorrhoids are more likely than others. Would suggest a visit with your primary care provider for further work up and management. ...Read more
Epididymis : Epididymis presents similar to that.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have blood in and streaks of blood on stool off and on for about 1year. Color of stool often changes to a very yellowish color and appears squished.?
Should be checked!: Blood in stools can be simple issues such as fissures or hemorrhoids, but can also be related to more serious issues such as diverticulitis or even cancer. See your doctor asap. If you haven't had a colonoscopy, you should have this done. Don't worry, it's not as bad as your friends might tell you, and the preps are easier than years ago! trust me, with sedation it is very straightforward! ...Read more
Reddish vs red drops: How it looks makes a difference here. The best way to get information is to give details to provider and get urine studies. Typically blood in the urine is associated with a bladder infection. There are other causes from common contamination (like during a period) to unusual conditions mentioned by the other doctors answering this. The only way to know if there is a problem, what to do = see a doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Usually occult...: It is usually not "red"-ily visible until late in the disease. Then it can be dark or bright, depending on rate of loss and location of leakage, as tends to darken with more time in GI tract. Also may be associated with narrowed caliber of stool. If concerned, see dr for fecal blood testing & if positive, referral for colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Blood & Mucus: Work-up should be done to determine if you have inflammatory bowel disease(ulcerative colitis or crohn's ) depending upon the duration of the symptoms , there may of course be other explanation. Evaluation may include stool samples and direct visualization of the colon by sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy . See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Looking for the normal and abnormal amounts of amino acids in the blood stream in a person with maple syrup urine disease doing a project on maple syrup urine disease and have looking for the normal and abnormal amounts of amino acids in the blood and can
Maple : Maple syrup urine disease is an inherited disorder of metabolism where people are unable to break down the branched-chain amino acids: leucine, isoleucine and valine. These are the three Amino Acids that build-up in high levels in the blood. The exact numbers for abnormal levels depend completely on the lab running the test. In one lab, anything over 10 might be abnormal where in another lab anything over 150 would be abnormal depending on how they run the test and the units used for each value. The exact numbers are not important - just knowing which Amino Acids are too high is the goal. ...Read more
Blood and mucous from anal region, constipatio, ,stoamch flat in morning and expand in the evening.
IBS: Assuming your are straining due to constipation, this would be the most likely cause of blood due to the formation of hemorrhoids. Bloating, cramps pain,constipation and/diarrhea are typical for IBS. Use a fiber supplement (psyllium, bran, etc) twice a day with plenty of water. If symptoms persist, see your doctor. ...Read more