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What does it indicate of you have blood in your stool?

What does it indicate of you have blood in your stool?

GI issue: Can be from many things: hemorrhoid; diverticular disease, cancer, inflammatory or infectious conditions, trauma, etc. Should be seen by a dr for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when blood and clots are in your stool?

What does it mean when blood and clots are in your stool?

Evaluation: Can be several different things - some serious others not. Either way formal evaluation needed. In the differential - hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, cancer, ibd or avms. ...Read more

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What does having blood in your lungs mean?

What does having blood in your lungs mean?

See below: It could mean a number of things. You could have vomited blood and aspirated it. You could have an endobronchial lesion that is bleeding. You may have an infection or a blood clot. Potentially related to a vasculitis. It warrants an evaluation, though. ...Read more

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What does it mean blood in urine and stool?

What does it mean blood in urine and stool?

Blood: This issues can be signs of major issues please see your doc for a formal eval. ...Read more

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What does it mean when theres blood in your stool?

What does it mean when theres blood in your stool?

Depends: This can be very serious - colon cancer can present with bleeding. It may also be simple such as hemorrhoids due to straining with bowel movements. You really need to see a physician. ...Read more

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I have gallstones and blood in my stool... What does this mean?

Dr. Mark Pack Dr. Pack
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I have gallstones and blood in my stool... What does this mean?

Not related: Gallstones and blood in the stools are not related. You need to see your physician to have the blood in the stoll evaluated. Sometimes gallstones are asymptomatic and do not need treatment. ...Read more

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I have blood in urine what does mean?

I have blood in urine what does mean?

Blood in urine: If there is blood in the urine and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What doea it mean when you find blood in your stool?

What doea it mean when you find blood in your stool?

Something not right: No amount of blood in stool is ok. Most often it is hemorrhoids or a fissure, but more serious inflammation of the colon, polyps, benign tumors, and cancer can also be the cause as well as upper GI problems such as gastritis or an ulcer. All bleeding in the stool must be properly evalauated and the quicker the better. ...Read more

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What does it mean of you have blood in mucus discharge?

Depends where from?: Blood in a mucus nasal discharge when u blow your nose is common & rarely of concern. Blood in mucus coughed up from chest may be serious & should be looked into by your dr.. Tb, something similar or even lung cancer needs to be excluded. Bloody vaginal mucus is also abnormal & needs to be checked out by a gynecologist. Malignancy needs to be ruled out. Hopefully nothing serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have blood mixed in with the bowel stool?

Bloody stool: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. Get it medically checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Hematuria: Never a good sign. Usually is benign and signifies a kidney stone or an infection or even urethritis or prostatis....But you need to see a doctor to make sure it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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What does it mean when you have blood in your urine?

Here are some ...: The causes for blood in urine may mount to >100, but can be grouped in 5 categories: infection/ inflammation, urinary stones, urinary obstruction, new growth - benign or malignant, & chronic silent kidney disease. For more details, go to http://www.formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to deal with it and work closely with Doc timely... ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when you have bright red blood in your vomit?

What exactly does it mean when you have bright red blood in your vomit?

EMERGENCY: Bright red blood in your vomit means you are bleeding from your stomach or esophagus. It means you need emergency care now! please get to an emergency room now so they can help you find out where the blood is coming from, and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you have blood in your stool?

What do it mean when you have blood in your stool?

Blood in stools.: There are different levels of blood in stools. Occult blood: blood in stool, but not see with the naked eyes (can only be detected with heme occult cards). Overt bleed is when you see bright red blood (hemorrhaging) in stools. You are 45 and have blood in stools, suggest colonoscopy to make sure no colon cancer. There are other more benign causes for blood in stool. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have mucus in your stools?

What does it mean when you have mucus in your stools?

Mucus in stool: In excess, it could indicate infection or inflammation in the bowels. Other rare causes might be irritable bowel, anal fistula, peri-anal abscess. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you occasionally have blood in your stool?

What does it mean if you occasionally have blood in your stool?

BRBPR due to...: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does blood in the urine mean if breastfeeding?

What does blood in the urine mean if breastfeeding?

Get checked: Blood in the urine can be from many different things. It could be anything from infection to kidney stones to cancer. The source of bleeding could be anywhere from the kidneys to the bladder. I would recommend work up with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have red blood cells in your urine?

What does it mean to have red blood cells in your urine?

RBCs: If there are red blood cells and nothing else abnormal, then blood is entering your urine in some way. Are there symptoms like burning with urine, flank pain, recent infection, etc? In females this is common with recent period. See your doctor for further follow up as this needs to be looked at in a clinical context to be sure everything is good. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there is blood in my stool?

Bunch of things C MD: Visible blood in the stool can be from hemorrhoids, inflammation, polyps, diverticulosis (pockets in wall), fragile blood vessels, poor blood flow to bowel; uncommonly from higher up in the gut (major bleed). Occult (not visible, but chem tested +), can be all of the above plus other causes. See your doc to find out what and where it is from. ...Read more

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