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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?

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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sinus (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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?

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

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I get sinus infections but even when there not infected I have blood coming from nose through roof of mouth why?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Men with blood in stool?

Men with blood in stool?

See doc: It could be hemrrhoids but also could be something serious like colon cancer. See your doc for rectal exam, blood test and possibly colonoscopy. ...Read more

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No pain with blood in stool?

No pain with blood in stool?

Blood in stool : This could be many issues involving the lower intestinal tract. The most common cause is hemorrhoids but other more serious conditions such as colon cancer can cause this. See your regular doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What to do about blood in stool?

What to do about blood in stool?

Med eval.: If a more than one time occurrence, please have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Medical term for blood in stool is?

Medical term for blood in stool is?

Several: Melena or hematochezia. The former usually is tarry black and the latter is more fresh looking blood. Both need to be quickly evaluated and a diagnosis and treatment initiated promptly. ...Read more

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What does blood in stool for me mean?

What does blood in stool for me mean?

MD visit: At your age (unless you have a very strong family history) it's probably hemorrhoids but blood in the stool is never normal and should be evaluated. See your doc asap. ...Read more

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Microscopic blood in stool could mean what?

Microscopic blood in stool could mean what?

A lot of things: Could be from polyp or cancer of the colon, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, stomach ulcer, stomach cancer and other diseases. Any disorder or lesion of the gastrointestinal tract which bleeds could cause microscopic blood in stool. ...Read more

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Blood in stool. I am worried.Please help me?

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

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What can it mean if you have blood in stool?

What can it mean if you have blood in stool?

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

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I'm having symptoms of blood in stool at 16 please help?

I'm having symptoms of blood in stool at 16 please help?

Not always okay: Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks if you have blood in stool.
You need further evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Blood in stool?

What is the definition or description of: Blood in stool?

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

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Im 34 and recently I have noticed blood in stool. Whats going on?

Im 34 and recently I have noticed blood in stool. Whats going on?

Uncertain. Get eval: Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticular disease & Angiodysplasia . Get evaluated if more than a one time occurrence. ...Read more

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Seen blood in stool and urine?

Get checked: Not much here to go with, but you need to get checked out. ...Read more

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Can palafer cause blood in stool?

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

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What causes bright red blood in stool?

What causes bright red blood in stool?

Bleeding: Not much else besides bleeding. If bright red blood, you need to see your doctor. Most likely cause is hemorrhoids. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Occult blood in stool. Should i be worried?47 f

Occult blood in stool. Should i be worried?47 f

Yes: Blood in the stool is never normal. Causes can range to the common hemorrhoid to the more serious colon cancer. Get an eval with a GI doctor and colonoscopy and egd are the gold standard for assessing the intestinal tract. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why I have blood in stool and urine?

Could you tell me why I have blood in stool and urine?

See MD: Blood in your stool and urine is not usually normal.
Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Blood in stool, any ideas on what it could possible be?

Blood in stool, any ideas on what it could possible be?

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

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Why do pilodinal cysts cause blood in stool?

Why do pilodinal cysts cause blood in stool?

No, a pilonidal cyst: is external. Possible causes of blood in stool include: fissures, fistulas, hemorrhoids, cancer, ulcers, infections, inflammation, Diverticular disease & Angiodysplasia . Get evaluated if more than a one time occurrence. ...Read more

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What causes mucus and blood in stool in toddler?

Multiple: Many times if the child is constipated there will be a bit of blood from an anal fissure ( cut) . Sometimes it may mean some viral infection. Sometimes it may mean a food intolerance/allergy. Please see your pediatrician, and bring a stool sample. ...Read more

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Might of swallowed small peice/s of glass over day ago, pain in back, no blood in stool.

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

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What are the symptoms of cancer? Blood in stool?

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

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Do STDs cause blood in stool?

Do STDs cause blood in stool?

Yes: There are several stds that can cause proctitis (anal/rectal inflammation with pain, bleeding and discharge), especially after anal sex. These include gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes and syphilis. ...Read more

Dr. K. Mujib Haque
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding (Definition)

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


Dr. Edward Kuhnley
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Infection (Definition)

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