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Seek examination: With one major exception, bleeding is not normal. 'there has to be a reason for your child's bloody stools, and the sooner it's discovered the better. Please don't delay, call your pediatrician. ...Read more
I noticed 2 red lines diagonal in my upper. I'm eating and drinking water. My stool bloody and small Bc scared to push it hurts hemroids? I'm 28?
Is it true that some patients with endometriosis have bloody stools, bloody urine, painful urination and painful bowel movements?
Yes: The presence of blood in the urine, stools, painful urination or painful bowel movements could be due to involvement of these organs with endometriosis but other conditions such ass ic, other tumors of the bladder or bowel need to be excluded. Inflammatory bowel diseases like crohn's/colitis needs to be excluded. ...Read more
Seek help soon: Blood with stooling is not normal. Many times, in young healthy patients it may reflect little more than an anal fissure or hemorrhoidal source. Alarm signs or symptoms include: weakness, dizziness, abdominal pain/tenderness, fever. Inflammatory bowel diease, ischemic gut, cancer are among the greatest concern that obligate you seek medical evaluation & treatment asap. ...Read more
Medical evaluation: Is needed to assess for GI bleeding. ...Read more
Problem w/test?: Blood in stool should betaken seriously. Usually benign cause but sometimes can be worse. Stool test, even if done properly, will only show blood if it is there at the time of the test. Common causes can be hemorrhoid s or fissures. If it persists see your colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
What does it mean if my stool is bloody? It's not really painful when I use the bathroom but there's blood.
Everytime I go to the washroom, my stool is bloody as well as the water. When I wipe I notice that it varies from bright to dark red. What could it be?
Time to get checked: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.g. rectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
My stool is bloody and I am weak, very pale! Prefer to be always in bed because of the severe headache. It's been three day.
Seek help now v: It sounds like you are bleeding internally, probably in your GI tract somewhere. You need to seek medical help asap. This condition could be very very dangerous. ...Read more
VCE confirmed AVMs in small bowel. They bleed enough 2 make stool visibly bloody more often than not. How is it that I've never developed anemia?
Can't be certain: But one plausile explanation is that you are depleting your iron stores and ultimately will become anemic. It takes some time for young and otherwise healthy people to lose enough blood that the body's iron stores are depleted. Anemia is the result of reaching the end of your body's aility to recover from chronic blood loss, because the iron simply isn't available to be mobilized for RBC synthesis ...Read more
I am experiencing leaking stool and bloody stool. The blood is brownish red. Not like when I have a hemorrhoid. I just had a bout of diverticulitis.
Gastroenterologist: Whenever one has bloody stool, it is important to see a gastroenterologist to sort out the cause. If you have not had a recent colonoscopy you will probably need one. It is possible that this may be a diverticular bleed. You should not delay in seeking help. If the bleeding is severe, go to the emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more
I am experiencing fatigue, black tar-colored stools, mucus in stool and bloody stool. The following also describes me: Unintentional weight loss.. ..
Need medical checkup: You have some serious symptoms like blood in your stools which require urgent check up by your doctor. If you do not have a PCP, go to the Emergency Room (ER) for a check up and have blood tests to find out more about the cause of your bleeding and check your blood counts (Hb). ...Read more
In the past 2 weeks I have experienced 5 occasions of mucus, no stool, that appears bloody. What could be the cause?
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Stool is not bloody but I've noticed blood when I wipe. Some pain that has been going down when I push. How serious could this be?
Anal blood: This pattern of fresh blood on the paper not mixed with stool along with rectal discomfort is consistent with an anal fissure or hemorrhoids. Your physician or a proctologist can diagnose your problem. In the meantime keep your stools soft by taking colace, insert a rectal glycerin suppository as needed to ease bowel movements, apply warm soaks, pat dry and apply anusol ointment or preparation H. ...Read more
My lower abs hurt & my stool has been bloody. This has been going on for almost 2 weeks. I thought it was from the 3 to 4 days of setups.?
Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is usually due to hemorrhoids but can be a symptom of underlying serious disease like colon cancer, colitis, colonic diverticulosis, colonic angiodysplasia, etc. Patient typically needs a colonoscopic evaluation which is a very low risk procedure and is usually done as outpatient. ...Read more