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I have a friend who had a migraine headache last night (his biirthday is 11/20/1957) and today he is pooping blood. What would cause this and what should he do?

I have a friend who had a migraine headache last night (his biirthday is 11/20/1957) and today he is pooping blood. What would cause this and what should he do?

Hemorrhoids: He is still young and needs to be sure he has been screened for colon cancer. Migraine can cause vomiting and diarrhea, but bright red blood suggests low-lying bleeding from rectal fissure or hemorrhoids. Has he had screening colonoscopy? ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Does anal fissure or what disease cause headaches / Stress / loss appetite / itchy after stool / sometimes blood in stool / stressing out about it?

Does anal fissure or what disease cause headaches / Stress / loss appetite / itchy after stool / sometimes blood in stool / stressing out about it?

Different conditions: An anal fissure or hemorrhoids can cause blood in stool and anal pruritus or itchiness. The headaches and stress may be due to a different condition. A possible link would be through a degree of anemia if the rectal bleed has been going on for a while. Stress is the disease of the century and lifestyle changes are usually necessary. Talk to your doc about your symptoms at next visit. ...Read more

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My 4 year old is pooping blood he is also pucking buut no blood what is going on?

My 4 year old is pooping blood he is also pucking buut no blood what is going on?

Needs to be seen: Blood in the stool can be due to several reasons, but associated with vomiting is worrisome. I would suggest that he be seen by his doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What can I do if I'm pooping blood?

What can I do if I'm pooping blood?

This needs to be: Medically evaluated. Please let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Hi im pooping blood what does that mean?

Hi im pooping blood what does that mean?

Hemorrhoids : Try some stool softeners and steroid creams OTC. If not better, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has been pooping blood every few months. Is that something to be worryed about please let me know causer I'm worryed for him?

My boyfriend has been pooping blood every few months. Is that something to be worryed about please let me know causer I'm worryed for him?

Yes: He needs an exam. May only be bleeding hemorrhoids, but other more serious causes need to be ruled out. He is also likely to become anemic if this continues for too long. ...Read more

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I keep pooping blood what's wrong?

I keep pooping blood what's wrong?

Need evaluation: Could be hemorrhoids, chronic colitis or even malignancy. You should seek medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I am pooping blood. It isn't uncomfortable, but I know something is wrong.?

I am pooping blood. It isn't uncomfortable, but I know something is wrong.?

See a GI doctor: Go see a gastrointestinal doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. This could be something serious. ...Read more

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Pooping blood and pain in right side?

Pooping blood and pain in right side?

Get evaluated now: This issue needs evaluation asap. There are many causes for rectal bleeding in a 16-year old with inflammatory bowel disease being one of the most likely ones. ...Read more

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I've been pooping blood for quite some time now. Am I dying?

I've been pooping blood for quite some time now. Am I dying?

See your doctor: This needs to be checked out to rule out possible malignancy vs bleeding hemorrhoids. This should not ignored. ...Read more

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I have been pooping blood a lot, i also vommit blood, I have been loosing a lot of weight. I don't know what it could be. What is happening?

I have been pooping blood a lot, i also vommit blood, I have been loosing a lot of weight. I don't know what it could be. What is happening?

Worrisome.: Your symptoms are worrisome. You need to explain this to your doctor face to face sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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I have been pooping blood this past week and I think its due to my drinking, if I were to quit drinking would this stop?

I have been pooping blood this past week and I think its due to my drinking, if I were to quit drinking would this stop?

Life threatening: If your bleeding is due to your drinking it could be life threatening. Generally the source of bleeing can be readily determined. Do not hesitate to have it checked out asap. The good news though is that at your age it would unlikely be because of the toxic effects of alcohol. These effects usually require some time (years) to effect the liver, etc. ...Read more

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I think I'm pooping blood, but it looks more like red mucus. What is this? It's just red and looks thicker than liquid with yellowish mucus with it.

I think I'm pooping blood, but it looks more like red mucus. What is this? It's just red and looks thicker than liquid with yellowish mucus with it.

See your doctor!: Pooping blood and mucus is not normal, and could signify some conditions which need treatment. Otherwise, it could get worse. Inflammatory bowel diseases can produce diarrhea with blood and mucus like this. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. Be well. ...Read more

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What does pooping blood clots mean?

What does pooping blood clots mean?

Go to ER: You are bleeding in your GI tract and this can be life threatening. Get off the computor and go to er now. ...Read more

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I have been vomiting and pooping blood what's wrong?

Please go to: The emergency room. This is not a good combination of symptoms -especially if the stool is liquid -like. ...Read more

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I have been pooping blood I had a miscarriage and my left side hurts?

I have been pooping blood I had a miscarriage and my left side hurts?

See a doctor: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Please see a health care provider who can do an examination and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I have been pooping blood clots for years and nothing has happened I got a test they didn't find anything should I just continue in daily life?

I have been pooping blood clots for years and nothing has happened I got a test they didn't find anything should I just continue in daily life?

No: With chronic symptoms, a patient should keep a detailed diary on a calendar. Then, after a month or two, she can take the diary to her doctor and review the symptoms. The details will help decide what to do next. In our medical world, there are thousands and thousands of types of tests, which means saying "I got a test" is not detailed enough. ...Read more

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My Uncle is Vomiting blood & pooping blood ?

My Uncle is Vomiting blood & pooping blood
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GI bleed: You need to take your uncle to be seen by a provider. Now. ...Read more

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Pooping blood clots with uc, should I go to er?

I would try to reach: Your GI doctor first and if unable then yes go to er. You don't say how long you have been bleeding but you probably shouldn't delay being seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Hematochezia: Hematochezia, or the loss of bright red blood in the stool, is most often due to hemorrhoidal bleeding but can also be the result of several other dangerous conditions such as cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. It must be investigated by a gastroenterologist immediately! ...Read more

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A friend is spitting & pooping blood. also, losing weight. He's diabetic 2. What's going on?

A friend is spitting & pooping blood. also, losing weight. He's diabetic 2. What's going on?

Blood: Unexplained bleeding & weight loss need to be evaluated by a doctor. Your friend needs to see a doctor ASAP. You sound like a good friend. Please encourage him to do this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My dad has pancreas cancer and he is vomitting blood and some red pieces he also pooping blood all time how long he can still alive?

My dad has pancreas cancer and he is vomitting blood and some red pieces he also pooping blood all time how long he can still alive?

Can't tell: From the information given, but both pancreatic cancer and bleeding from the GI tract are potentially fatal. I hope he gets the help he needs to deal with those problems quickly. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage and I have been pooping blood and my pelvis hurts I'm also very bloated?

I had a miscarriage and I have been pooping blood and my pelvis hurts I'm also very bloated?

Not on the internet: I am sorry but your statement, which is not a question, is the very definition of when you need urgent medical attention. Please sign off of the internet and phone or page your physician. ...Read more

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I'm 20 yrs old and I've been peeing blood doc said it was an UTI but now I think im pooping blood but its black not red what should I do?

I'm 20 yrs old and I've been peeing blood doc said it was an UTI but now I think im pooping blood but its black not red what should I do?

Contact Doctor: Please understand these symptoms represent significant worries and the internet is not in any way appropriate for urgent medical problems. Please contact your physician urgently for instructions. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more