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Rectal Bleeding After Colonoscopy
I've had rectal bleeding for over a year now. The bleeding is frequent, usually every day when I have a bowel movement. After a colonoscopy last summe?
I have had rectal bleeding, on and off for several months. Along with bad stomach cramps after eating. Nothing on colonoscopy.
Above or below: Blood in the stool and pain after eating could be signs of a gastric ulcer, in addition to the colonoscopy, you probably need an EGD (Endoscopic Gastro-Duodenoscopy, camera from above) to rule out a bleeding gastric ulcer. These typically present with stomach pain that is worsened by eating and blood in the stool (usually dark black stools or hidden, occult, blood on lab testing). ...Read more
My son has rectal bleeding colonoscopy showed nothing he also has severe cramping in lower to mid abdomen especially after food intake ex bulimic
Colonoscopy: Will look for tumors or polyps in the colon. Most common cause of bleeding may be from hemorrhoids or anal fissure that may not be seen well on colonoscopy. Less common causes of colon bleeding could be vascular malformation or diverticulosis which can bleed intwrmittently & would not be seen at colonoscooy unless there was active bleeding at the time of the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small bowel and anus: When a work up involves an EGD and colonoscopy, it misses the small intestines - a capsule endoscopy or bleeding scan would be needed to assess bleeding sites in the small intestines. As well, a colonoscopy may miss the otherwise obvious hemorrhoids or anal fissures which could bleed from the anus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heavy rectal bleeding for almost 3 weeks 3-4 x a day. Colonoscopy 10/28/13 no polyps etc. Any idea? I'm beyond worried
You are young: It is hard to imagine what could be bleeding in your colon, at your age and not seen by colonoscopy. The only thing i could think of is av malformation since they can't be seen once decompressed from bleeding. You have to discuss it further with your doctor and your gastroenterologist as to what it could be. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rectal bleeding occassionllly , have hemrooids, overdo for colonoscopy. Should i see a gasyrenterologistnor a proctologist.
LLQ pain 1+ yr clear colonoscopy pain constant worse w/ bm, cycle, + sex new symptom of rectal bleeding w/ last 3 cycles bright red blood. ideas?
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