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What Could Be The Cause Of Blood In Stool
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
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
Blood in stool: Benign causes would be an anal fissure or hemhorroid. More serious causes would be inflammatory bowel disease ( Crohn's, ulcerative colitis), diverticulosis, intestinal polyps , intestinal cancer, bleeding peptic ulcer, esophageal or gastric cancer. Always get this symptom evaluated by your doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be the cause of Ammonium smelling urine? And mucus in bowel movements? Could the two symptoms be connected to the same cause?
Change in bowels: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. If stool pattern has changed, is unusual for you, & the change persists, or is accompanied by other symptoms, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: Fresh blood indicates lower GI bleed (i.e. hemorrhoids, fissures, diverticulosis). One of the concerning causes is a mass in colon. It can be noncancerous or cancerous. It is the scraping of feces against a highly vascularized mass that can cause you to have small amount of blood in stool. In all cases, have it looked at by a doctor. Blood loss can lead to iron deficiency anemia. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
GI bleeding: Blood in the stool generally means that the GI tract is bleeding. If it's red blood (as opposed to black, tarry stools) then this suggests a lower GI bleed. You should immediately report what you are seeing to your pediatrician as soon as possible so your baby can be checked immediately today. If your doctor is not available take your baby to the er. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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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