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What causes there to be blood in stool when I go to flush?

What causes there to be blood in stool when I go to flush?

Hemorrhoids: Moat common cause for painless bright red bleeding in the toilet bowl after a bowel movement is internal hemorrhoids. ...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


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What causes blood in stool?

What causes blood in stool?

A lot of things: Many things can cause blood in the stool (i presume you talk about bright red blood and not black tarry stools) including simple things like hemorrhoids or fissures or more serious things like colitis, polyps, or even cancer. Any blood in the stool should be evaluated. Visit your family doc and he/she will likely send you to a gastroenterologist. Best to you. ...Read more

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What causes blood in stool?

What causes blood in stool?

Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blood in stool?

What is the cause of blood in stool?

Get an examination: You need to get a medical check up to find the cause of the blood in your stool. The most common cause is hemorroids but the most serious reason could be cancer in the large bowel. Only a medical examination by your doctor can tell the difference between the two. So get a medical check up done soon. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of blood in stool?

What are the possible causes of blood in stool?

Blood in stool: Can be caused by hemorrhoids , polyps, anal fissure, colon cancer, diverticulitis .Diagnostic work up may include a flex sigmoidoscopy or colonscopy. ...Read more

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Potential or coincidental causes for blood in stool?

Potential or coincidental causes for blood in stool?

Blood in stool: 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 blood in stool? (bowl movement)(

What causes blood in stool? (bowl movement)(

Blood in stool?: Many things i, e colon cancer , polyps, hemorrhoid . If u have not done a recent colonoscopy , my advise " do colonoscopy". Good luck. ...Read more

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Blood in stool from 2 days .. like jelly... but having no pain ...stool is hard ... what may causes ??

Blood in stool from 2 days .. like jelly... but having no pain ...stool is hard ... what may causes ??

Many: blood in stool could be caused by multiple things. its better to have an appropriate history and physical exam to be certain. it could be something minor as an anal fissure or internal hemorrhoids. have it checked. ...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?

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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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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Can slow carb diet cause blood in stool?

Can slow carb diet cause blood in stool?

Yes frm dietary heme: You can have false positive reading that is caused from dietary heme ( from red meat)- thus you should avoid red meat , poultry, fish, some raw vegetables (turnips, horseradish, etc.), and vitamin, aspirin, nsaids - 3 to 5 days prior to checking the fecal occult blood test. In addition, repeating the test- 2 slides each time from 3 separate bm-is recommended to increase sensitivity and accuracy. ...Read more

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How common are polyps the cause of blood in stool in the 18-40 age group?

How common are polyps the cause of blood in stool in the 18-40 age group?

Not often, but....: In this young age group, benign causes, such as hemorrhoids are by far the most common cause of blood in bowel movements, however this is always a diagnosis of exclusion.Anyone with blood in the stool needs to be worked up, as cancers in the GI tract can occur at any age, and of course if there is a family history of colon cancer, especially at a young age, routine surveillance should be considered. ...Read more

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What causes blood in stool and when should I worry about it being cancerous?

What causes blood in stool and when should I worry about it being cancerous?

Many things: It may be an anal fissure, hemorrhoids, inflammation in the intestine etc. Cancer is unlikely at your age. You may visit this site for more info: https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/rectal-bleeding/basics/definition/sym-20050740
It would be prudent to consult your doctor.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can hernia cause blood in stool?

Unlikely: While it possible in extreme or regency situations, the presence of a hernia if any kind should no cause blood in the stool. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can taking asprin cause blood in stool?

Can taking asprin cause blood in stool?

Yes: Aspirin can irritate the stomach and lead to bleeding. Aspirin also "poisons" platelets, which may lead to easy brusing or bleeding. ...Read more

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Sir anxiety cause red traces of blood in stool?

Sir anxiety cause red traces of blood in stool?

NO: Blood in stool may cause someone to feel anxious but anxiety does not cause blood in stool. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could straining cause blood in stool?

Please tell me, could straining cause blood in stool?

Straining to have: A bowel movement can indeed cause bleeding from hemorrhoids or a fissure, especially if your stool is hard due to poor fiber and inadequate fluid intake. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in intestine area and blood in stool?

What could cause pain in intestine area and blood in stool?

Needs evaluation : These are concerning symptoms in the context of abdominal pain with associated blood in your stool. I would make it a point to call your medical provider who will need to evaluate The problem more thoroughly.while there are minor problems that can give the symptoms, there are more ominous things that need to be ruled out. If pain and bleeding is not tolerable go to ER. ...Read more

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How doctor exam the cause of blood in stool?

How doctor exam the cause of blood in stool?

Various: A rectal exam (gloved finger in the rectum) can sometimes provide the answer, particularly if the problem is a hemorrhoid. Depending on age, health problems, symptoms, and type of bleeding, further tests may need to be done including possibly colonoscopy (under sedation, a fiberoptic camera is inserted into the rectum and is threaded through the colon to look directly for the cause of bleeding). ...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

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Reasons for bright red blood in stool? Can diet coke and beer cause it. I drink too much of both. I also only get blood when i need to go urgently.

Reasons for bright red blood in stool? Can diet coke and beer cause it.  I drink too much of both.  I also only get blood when i need to go urgently.

No: Bright red blood usually means it is a problem right in the rectal ampulla, the very bottom of the GI tract. It is usually caused by hemorrhoids or fissures, although it could also be a polyp, and could also be inflammatory bowel disease. Any blood in stool needs investigation. See your pcp and/or get a referral to a GI specialist. You need a full exam. Too much beer is bad for you - talk to md. ...Read more

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What could cause yellowish film, along with blood, in stool?

Inflammation: May have a serious problem
infection, colitis, ibs, inflammatory bowel disease are a few possibilities.
See your family doctor for starters. ...Read more

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Can 16 hpf occult blood in stool can be caused by 300 sugar level fasting?


Can 16 hpf occult blood in stool can be caused by 300 sugar level fasting?

No: It's not entirely clear what you mean by 16 hpf. But there is no relationship that I know of between occult blood in stool and hyperglycemia. Occult blood in stool is a sign of gastrointestinalI blood loss or a nose bleed with ingestion of blood. A fasting blood sugar of 300 (units unknown) sounds high in standard mg/dl and could be a sign of overt diabetes. Consult your doctor regarding this Soon ...Read more

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Can straining too much on the toilet cause blood in stool? Any answers appreciated!

Can straining too much on the toilet cause blood in stool? Any answers appreciated!

Straining for blood: Straining to much in toilet due to constipation can be a cause of some bleeding due to small anal tear from mechanical friction of hardenend stools or hemorrhoids. Keep taking enough fiber in diet with vegetables, fruits (including dry fruit, figs and prunes) lots of liquids and avoid constipating foods (dairy products, banana, red meats etc). Take stool softners as needed. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause blood in stool if you press too hard, while your constipated?

Can constipation cause blood in stool if you press too hard, while your constipated?

Yes: This would almost certainly be accompanied by pain. If it is not painful and it persists, get it checked out. ...Read more

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Can unhealthy eating (but not overweight) like chips and pizza cause blood in stool?

Can unhealthy eating (but not overweight)  like chips and pizza cause blood in stool?

Unhealthy food: but will not ' cause blood in the stool ' You have to get it checked , see you family doctor need parents permission and presence as you are minor . Don't worry at your age some thing minor . ...Read more

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Hi What all can cause blood in stool apart from fissures more so if its a male 54 years.Thanks?

Hi What all can cause blood in stool apart from fissures more so if its a male 54 years.Thanks?

Cancer: Have you had a colonoscopy? Although bright red blood is less likely to be cancer, you are in the age group where you should at least have had routine screening. See your clinician and get scheduled for colonoscopy. Hope that helps. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Bloody Or Red Colored Stools (Definition)

Blood in the stool of babies is always a concern and should be investigated. Some of the causes include food allergies, infection of the bowels (bacterial gastroenteritis), anal fissure, and rarely, intussusception. ...Read more


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