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Colonoscopy done June 30. Black stools for 3 days now. Should I get checked? Some pain in my left side?

Colonoscopy done June 30. Black stools for 3 days now. Should I get checked? Some pain in my left side?

Call GI asap: Assuming you had a colonoscopy at age 35 for some reason other than screening, and now with probable BLOOD causing the black stools, I would call the GI Dr. and get an evaluation ASAP. ...Read more

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Twinges in my bowells left middle and right side 2 years ago all perfect colonoscopy eating ok stools ok just starts when I get up in morning ibs pos?

Twinges in my bowells left middle and right side 2 years ago all perfect colonoscopy eating ok stools ok just starts when I get up in morning ibs pos?

Possible, but at 65: ...recurrent abdominal discomfort is first addressed by accompanying signs/symptoms that may localize organ involved: in female vaginal discharge/bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? Also what testing have you had? ...Read more

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Had a UTI with left side kidney pain and for 2 days there was blood in my stool, dull ache pain getting a CT scan once get appt what could be wrong?

Had a UTI with left side kidney pain and for 2 days there was blood in my stool, dull ache pain getting a CT scan once get appt what could be wrong?

Need thorough exam: You have several things going on that need to be addressed by a doctor that you've identified with your uti, kidney pain, blood in stool, achy pain. All things that point to needing a doctor to examine you completely, and come up with you diagnosis and plan, by integrating your findings. Depending on how much blood's been lost, and whether it is an internal or external finding causing this. ...Read more

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Stool getting hung up....On upper left side?

Stool getting hung up....On upper left side?

Constipation: If you feel constipated you should speak with your physician. They can prescribe a laxative that will help. There could be something causing it that needs medical intervention. By yourself, you can increase your bulk fiber as long as you drink enough water. Without water, fiber can cause more constipation. There are also over the counter laxatives or stool softeners you can use. ...Read more

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I found blood in my stool only occurs in the mornings, small waves of pain in the left side of stomach?

Does rectal bleeding: come at same time as passing stool? Or does it happen regardless? You may have some constipation and hemorrhoids, or you may have something worse like Crohn's. Crohn's is typically associated with recurrent exquisite pain followed by mucous-y stool and diarrhea, along with fever and/or bleeding. This pattern repeats itself. GO get yourself checked out with a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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What side effects could I get from stool softener and laxative addiction?

What side effects could I get from stool softener and laxative addiction?

Laxative abuse: Some are electrolyte imbalances, with effects on brain, heart, kidneys and other vital organs. ...Read more

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Left sided hernia, why could stool be bloody?

Left sided hernia, why could stool be bloody?

May be unrelated: Hernia & blood in stool may not be related. Unless the hernia is large & contains part of the colon, the hernia & rectal bleeding are not likely related. See a doctor. May have hemorrhoids. See a general surgeon about hernia repair. ...Read more

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I have pain in upper mid back on left side and loose constant stool?

I have pain in upper mid back on left side and loose constant stool?

?Gi issue: Sounds like you may have a GI issue with referred pain to your back area. Possibly a virus in your intestine as one possibility. If this continues, see a dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Blunt injury at back right side of lower ribs from wood 3 days ago now little bit pain left but just wonder no passing of stool now 3 days also.

Hard to be certain: If you aren't having any abdominal pain and you are passing gas (farting) then you are probably fine. Other concerning signs to watch for in obstruction or bowel perferation would be fever, nausea or vomiting. Of course that does not really explain why no bowel movement. If you have any of the symptoms I mentioned, you should see a physician. ...Read more