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What does it mean if I have blood in my stool?

What does it mean if I have blood in my stool?

Depends: Most often its a hemorrhoid, but depending on several factors such as age and other conditions, can be sign of dangerous issues. Drink less caffieine, more water, take fiber supplement for 2 wks, if worsens, changes, or doesnt go away, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What does blood in stool for me mean?

What does blood in stool for me mean?

MD visit: At your age (unless you have a very strong family history) it's probably hemorrhoids but blood in the stool is never normal and should be evaluated. See your doc asap. ...Read more

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What does blood in stool at age 16 means?

What does blood in stool at age 16 means?

Commonly hemorrhoids: Rectal polyp or anal fissure. Could be from inflammatory bowel disease ; extremely rarely tumor of colon or rectum. In any case should be evaluated by his dr. ...Read more

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Microscopic blood in stool could mean what?

Microscopic blood in stool could mean what?

A lot of things: Could be from polyp or cancer of the colon, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, stomach ulcer, stomach cancer and other diseases. Any disorder or lesion of the gastrointestinal tract which bleeds could cause microscopic blood in stool. ...Read more

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What can it mean if you have blood in stool?

What can it mean if you have blood in stool?

Hemorrhoid/fissure: At your age, without a family history of polyposis or colon cancer, it probably means either a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure from constipation if it is bright red. If it is not bright red, the bleeding could be from further up in the GI tract. Please see your physician to find out. ...Read more

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Mucus and blood in stool.... What does that mean?

Mucus and blood in stool.... What does that mean?

Many possibilities: It may be as simple as constipation and hard stools, or hemorrhoids. However, bleeding usually needs to be investigated and that can only be done by an in-person examination. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible that blood in stool and digestive issues about two weeks ago mean something?

Is it possible that blood in stool and digestive issues about two weeks ago mean something?

It depends-: Blood in the stool is not normal, but can occur from a variety of short-term self-limited problems or hemorrhoids. It may represent a sign of something more serious. How is your health? Any other bleeding? Diarrhea, vomitting, fever? Any rashes on your skin? How much blood, how often, and what was its color? Mixed in with stool? And so on - many ?S your doctor would ask to begin to answer yours. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in stool, he gets it somtimes, could it be stress. Should i be worried.

What does it mean when you have blood in stool, he gets it somtimes, could it be stress. Should i be worried.

BRBPR: BRBPR= Bright red blood per rectum. Top causes are hemorrhoids and anal fissures. You need a full exam and rectal exam to make diagnosis. Lab work may be needed to Check for anemIa. If you still have symptoms stool cultures and a colonoscopy may be warranted . In the meantime stay well hydrated 64-80 oz water/dy. And gluten free with high fiber gutbliss.com ...Read more

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Does blood in stool always mean cancer?

Does blood in stool always mean cancer?

Not always: Hemorrhoids, non-cancerous polyps, some colon infections, and arteriovenous malformations are just some non -cancerous causes of hematochezia (red bleeding). Ulcers and gastritis are causes of upper GI bleeding that is frequently melena ( black tarry stools). Crohn's disease can cause melena or hematochezia. ...Read more

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Constipation and blood in stool and i'm worried. What does this mean?

Constipation and blood in stool and i'm worried. What does this mean?

Get work-up: Changes in bowel habits, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding are all potential warning signs of colon and rectal cancer. Don't mess around, see a gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy examination. ...Read more