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Can balsamic vinegar cause bloody stools?

Can balsamic vinegar cause bloody stools?

No: Vinegar is an acid that is weaker than stomach acid. So it should not cause any significant irritation of the stomach or intestines (which is suggested by bleeding). ...Read more

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What can cause bloody stools in babies? (11 months old)

What can cause bloody stools in babies? (11 months old)

Bloody stools: In 11 months old more commonly due to constipation. Some have anal fissures. If grose blood with abdominal distention, tenderness, fever, irritability, not eating or poor appetite, you need to take your baby to the emergency room or his pediatrician to rule out any surgical abdomen/ obstruction! ...Read more

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Are there other causes of bloody stools besides cancer?

Are there other causes of bloody stools besides cancer?

Yes: Bloody stools can be from a colitis including infectious and inflammatory conditions, hemorrhoids, diverticular disease, av malformations of the colon, as well as from upper intestinal sources such as ulcer disease. It should be checked out asap but not just to rule out cancer.No bleeding from the rectum is normal! Get it checked. ...Read more

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May IBS cause bloody stools?

May IBS cause bloody stools?

No: Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome) is actually a functional state of the bowel. It should not cause bleeding. Are you thinking about inflammatory bowel conditions? ...Read more

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Causes of bloody stools? 4 ep. Over 4 years. 1-4 days each. Severe pain 2 days ago. P/o 10-20 mins. Dark red bloody stools 2x yday. Blood mixed tday.

Causes of bloody stools? 4 ep. Over 4 years. 1-4 days each. Severe pain 2 days ago. P/o 10-20 mins. Dark red bloody stools 2x yday. Blood mixed tday.

Have an exam: There are various possibilities and while some are not serious, a bad one could sneak into your life if you don't have it checked. That it hurt is perhaps good news that it's a surface tear but even that could lead to infection so do see a Dr. Why worry, why guess? ...Read more

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Can anal fistula cause bloody stools?

Can anal fistula cause bloody stools?

Yes: An anal fistula is an abnormal, infected channel (tract) with an internal opening in the anal canal and an external opening in the skin near the anus or rectum. Anal fistulae can present with many different
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pain,
discharge - either bloody or purulent,
pruritus ani - itching, or
systemic symptoms if abscess becomes
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Been taking doxycycline, but could this be the cause for my bloody stools?

Been taking doxycycline, but could this be the cause for my bloody stools?

No.: Bloody stools are not likely due to antibiotic therapy. This issue should be followed and diagnosed. Blood in the stools must be accounted for. ...Read more

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Can a old Crohn's disease flare up (bloody stool) flare up again that causes bloody stools to come back weeks later while I have a 3 rib break?

Can a old Crohn's disease flare up (bloody stool) flare up again that causes bloody stools to come back weeks later while I have a 3 rib break?

Yes.: Crohn's disease is a chronic illness associated with inflammation anywhere in the GI tract, typically the small intestine or colon. It can be episodic, responding to a course of treatment only to recur again months to years later. You should have a GI specialist you see regularly. With return of bleeding you need to contact your doctor to discuss treatment. ...Read more

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Anything besides melena cause maroon-to-black goop & dark bms? Two gis agree my pain etc is IBS and that bloody stools in past were hemorrhoids, but this week doc said I don't have hems anymore?

Anything besides melena cause maroon-to-black goop & dark bms? Two gis agree my pain etc is IBS and that bloody stools in past were hemorrhoids, but this week doc said I don't have hems anymore?

Likely melena: What you describe definitely sounds like melena. If so that means the blood is coming from the upper GI tract. That can be serious and should not be ignored. A stool test for blood will easily tell you the answer, and a complete blood count will give a good indication of how much blood has been lost. Get in to see a doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Can malt liqour lead to bloody stools?

No Relation: When you say bloody stools, this usually means bleeding in the lower part of your colon/rectum and many times, it's just hemorrhoids but to give you peace of mind, have a doctor examine you for any growth in your rectum or anus so you can have relief and possible cure. ...Read more

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Is bloody stools a symptom of Crohn's disease?

Is bloody stools a symptom of Crohn's disease?

Usually not: Crohn's disease more often presents as nonbloody diarrhea. Ulcerative colitis more often presents as bloody diarrhea. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my baby has bloody stools?

What does it mean if my baby has bloody stools?

Possible allergy: There are several possible answers but today in my experience the most common reason in the first six months is an entity called food protein-induced proctitis/colitis. It is often caused by milk or soy in both breast and formula fed infants. Constipation and certain infections are other but less common reason in this early age group. ...Read more

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I have bloody stools, is this a sign of colitis?

I have bloody stools, is this a sign of colitis?

Maybe.: Colitis can result in bloody stools, but so can many other things, including hemorrhoids, inflammatory bowel diseases, diverticulosis, peptic ulcers, colon cancer, & more. Depending on your personal history and age, you may also be more at risk for some of these than others. Bloody stools could come from benign problems as well as very serious ones. If you're having this problem, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bloody stools post colectomy, should I be concerned?

Bloody stools post colectomy, should I be concerned?

You don't: Say how many days post colectomy. Usually after colon resection you may see some blood with the first 1-2 bm's but after that you should not see blood. If you are you need to call your surgeon promptly and be evaluated. This can be very serious if not dealt with propmtly. ...Read more

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What does light colored and bloody stools mean for a man?

Not sure: Light colored stools are likely related to dietary intake, however there are conditions whereby the bile is blocked from entering the intestine and can result in tan colored stool. Bloody stools can be the result of many things (mostly benign, but can also be serious). I rec that everyone should see a dr if they pass blood to make sure it is not one of the important causes. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like bloody stools go away quickly? Or is it dangerous?

Do symptoms like bloody stools go away quickly? Or is it dangerous?

Could be dangerous: There are many causes of blood in the stool, ranging from benign to malignant (cancer). Bloody stools can be caused by hemorrhoids, colitis, diverticulosis, colon cancer, and more. If a person has blood in his or her stool, it should be checked out by a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I've been taking addrell for 3 years now and just this past week I've started having bloody stools. Can these be connected?

Medication SEs: Nope. I am not sure why you would consider a medication you have been on for this long of time to be the cause of a completely normal and common human condition. Most bloody stool situations are from hemorrhoids or anal fissures. These can easily be evaluated and treated at your family physician's office. ...Read more

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What can be done to find the source of bright red bloody stools that lasted just a few days and hasn't happened again for two weeks?

What can be done to find the source of bright red bloody stools that lasted just a few days and hasn't happened again for two weeks?

Hemorrhoid or?: You need to see a gastro-intestinal specialist or a colorectal surgeon. Even a general surgeon can help you with getting an exam in the colon and rectal area. Hemorrhoids are the most common issue, but thinks like colitis, diverticulosis, polyps or colon tumors can cause rectal bleeding. I recommend finding out what is causing this problem. ...Read more

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What can I do about bloody stools?

What can I do about bloody stools?

Don't delay!!: See a GI doctor or colon and rectal surgeon immediately. If you can't get an appointment in a day or two go to an emergency room. Have someone drive you if you are lightheaded or dizzy or feel faint. ...Read more