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Sinus Infections And Blood In Stool
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?
All of the options: ...you mentioned are of course possible. Without more information, we can't tell from here. Simple stool analysis by your doctor should address your concern & facilitiate appropriate treatment. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Fixed h pylori infection last year and still excess gas for a year now But I have bright red blood in stool for 2 days Going to the doctor necessary?
See a doctor : Bleeding needs to be investigated. If you had confined eradication of your h pylori , great. But if it was not confirmed you Should see your doctor or specialist of symptoms persist. The blood in stool needs to be evaluated by your doctor or gi specialist ...Read more
My LLD told me that all blood work was normal-excpt my C3 & C4 levels were low. My online paperwork shows high Ch50 too. Two years ago, he said the Ch50 was high too. My issue has been recurring minor sinus infections with a mold allergy...thoughts?
Autoimmune?: The low C3 and C4 levels suggest the presence of an inflammatory process which is likely of autoimmune origin. The elevated CH50 also supports the presence of inflammation such as infection. With your frequent sinus infections, an immune evaluation is indicated since immunodeficiency is often associated with autoimmune disorders Consult an allergist/immunologist . ...Read more
I get sinus infections but even when there not infected I have blood coming from nose through roof of mouth why?
Roof of Mouth: Do you have a hole in the roof of your mouth? If so you need to see an oral surgeon. This is called an oral antral communication and is serious! many causes and since we cannot diagnose without seeing you i would have the area checked by an oral surgeon and an ENT md specialist. ...Read more
I have a gas smell in my nose for over a week.I get sinus infections often.Recently had been blowing green/yellowish mucus with blood.Now on two days of amoxicillin 500mg.What else can I do? 47m
Few things: Can add sinus rinses and over the counter claritin-d or zyrtec-d to your regimen which will help all the mucus come out and dry you up as well. ...Read more
I have chronic sinus infections & mild asthma. Recently I have occasional blood when I rinse my mouth. No cough. Not dental. Throat looks fine. Worry?
Gingivitis?: You are on lots of airway maintenance drugs that can alter the ecology of your mouth. The Advair is a steroid that can also cause a shift in the bugs. Probably breathing through you mouth most of the day and night. This can dry out your gums and over react to the bacteria causing gingivitis (bleeding gums) See you dentist for treatment and suggested care. ...Read more
Son age 13 sinus bradycardia usually BP 94/60 bmp 58. Now high blood pressure 170/103 BP bpm98 with small amount of blood in stool this morning?
I’ve had what i believe is an anal fissure now that just doesn’t heal. It’s been several months. Some blood in stool but from internally I don’t think?
It can heal: Anal fissures are notoriously difficult problems. However there are many solutions that range from diet modification to topical medications to injections of botulinum toxin to Surgical correction. Having a complete exam by a qualified physician is important for choosing the best therapy for you. ...Read more
Rather than worry: Blood in the stool can be from many causes...From a lesion to infection to hemorrhoids...Regardless, it needs to be checked out. Instead of worrying, go see your family doc for a check-up sooner rather than later.. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid/fissure: At your age, without a family history of polyposis or colon cancer, it probably means either a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure from constipation if it is bright red. If it is not bright red, the bleeding could be from further up in the GI tract. Please see your physician to find out. ...Read more
Not always okay:
Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks if you have blood in stool.
You need further evaluation. ...Read more
G.I. bleeding: Bleeding in the digestive tract can occur from any portion of the digestive tract from the mouth to the rectum. It can be overt (red, maroon, or black) to completely invisible (occult bleeding). Any blood in the digestive tract warrants a work up. ...Read more
No: Palafer usually refers to iron supplements. It can make your stool appear black and possibly look like bleeding but usually i would expect such a medication being used for people who have blood loss from other causes such as GI related diseases. Patient should see a local gastroenterologist if any signs of bleeding reported in the stool. ...Read more
Get checked: Blood always needs an explanation, but is also common to many benign problems, like hemorrhoids, anal fissures and overall irritated lower GI tract for many possible reasons. However, it is also probably the most reliable sign of serious problems, cancer being one of them, so go and get checked! ...Read more
I'm sorry to hear: that you swallowed some glass, I assume inadvertently. If it has been more than a day, it's likely that the glass has exited your stomach and entered your intestine. Glass is difficult, if not impossible to spot on an X-ray. If the piece was smaller than an inch or so, it likely hasn't hung up, and as long as you feel well and don't have any bleeding, you're likely ok. Check with your doctor.. ...Read more
Too broad a question: Cancer at each site has specific symptoms. Frank blood in stool is usually not a common symptom of even colon cancer. Some common symptoms are weight loos, weakness, mass or lump in an organ, change in bowel habits, cough etc. You may wish to be more specific in your question as to what type of cancer are you concerned about. ...Read more
A long tube runs from the mouth to the anus. It includes, in order, the mouth, throat, esophagus, stomach, small intestine (duodenum, jejunum, ileus), caecum, the ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid colon (or large intestine) and the rectum. The space inside that tube , the lumen, is considered to be outside of the body. When we bleed into that space ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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