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What Could Be The Cause Of Blood In The Stool And Can It Be Serious
If 8 months colonoscopy was done and a CT scan 2 months ago and all clear, what could be the cause of blood in stool?Could cancer redevelop in 2 months
Unlikely: In a female of your young age colon cancer would very unlikely unless there are genetic causes the colonoscopy is more sensitive than a ct scan in finding early polyps and cancer polyps can be missed by the doctor if the procedure is not thorough or done by an experienced operator common causes of blood if on surface of stool or in the bowl are hemorrhoids or anal causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Visited doc and found occult blood in stool but also hemorrhoid. At 32 years, what could be the cause?
Many things: The occult blood without visible blood could be the hemorrhoid or colon polyp/tumor or gastritis or a peptic ulcer/gastic ulcer or tumor. Let an expert GI or colorectal surgeon decide what the best route is for evaluation and treatment. Do not ignore! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of my newborns constipation, frequent spit-up, refusal to eat and blood in stool after supository?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This morning i got blood in stool and on paper upon wiping.I've been applying ketoconazole there since 19 days, could that have caused it?I am 30 yrs.
See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
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