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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. John Rhoades
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I had a c-section three weeks ago. I am now experiencing bright red blood in my stools with some small blood clots. Should I be concerned?

Dr. John Rhoades
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I had a c-section three weeks ago. I am now experiencing bright red blood in my stools with some small blood clots. Should I be concerned?

Yes: With the bleeding, it is prob hemorrhoids, but you will need an exam to confirm. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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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?

Dr. Mark Kuhnke
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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?

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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Dr. Arthur Talansky
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Soft stools last night with cramps.this morning red blood clots and mucus.27 yo.Called doc can't get in til tomorrow.no other symptoms.okay to wait?

Dr. Arthur Talansky
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Soft stools last night with cramps.this morning red blood clots and mucus.27 yo.Called doc can't get in til tomorrow.no other symptoms.okay to wait?

Prob ok unless fever: Probably okay to wait until tomorrow unless you develop more severe pain or fever, especially if you have feeling well generally otherwise. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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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.?

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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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.?

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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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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When I go to the toilet I find after I wipe after a stool I find a dark red blood clot with mucus on the paper?

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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When I go to the toilet I find after I wipe after a stool I find a dark red blood clot with mucus on the paper?

Symptoms: indicate GI bleeding and require physician evaluation ...Read more

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What can cause dark blood and blood clots in stool?

Dr. Dan Fisher
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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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Dr. Sanjay Jain
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Blood clots in stool, could it be caused by watermelon?

Dr. Sanjay Jain
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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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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Dr. Vijaypal Arya
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Will watermelon look like blood clots in stool?

Dr. Vijaypal Arya
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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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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Dr. Fernando Austin
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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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?

Dr. Fernando Austin
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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: 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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