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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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Hi, what does it mean if there's blood in your stool? (an older male) doesn't drink or smoke and he feels fine.

Hi, what does it mean if there's blood in your stool? (an older male) doesn't drink or smoke and he feels fine.

Normal Male : It is a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure. This is very very common and normal. If there is pain or other intolerable symptoms then you should probably see your family physician. ...Read more

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What does bright red blood in your stool mean?

What does bright red blood in your stool mean?

Need to see a doctor: Blood in the stools is often caused by a serious medical condition like cancer. So you need to consult a doctor who can check you and find out the cause. Many times it can be something benign like hemorroids but you can not tell without the examination done by your doctor. So take this matter seriously and get checked. ...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 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 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 it mean when you see blood in your stool at differnt tumes but not consistently?

What does it mean when you see blood in your stool at differnt tumes but not consistently?

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 it mean if you are having pain in your lower right back and are passing blood in your stool?

What does it mean if you are having pain in your lower right back and are passing blood in your stool?

Go to ER: This sounds like something serious, go to the ER if you can't get an appt with your own doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have blood in your stool and itchy red bumps on skin?

What does it mean when you have blood in your stool and itchy red bumps on skin?

May not be related: Blood in the stool is abnormal and depending on bright red blood vs. Dark, tarry black stools may help doctor to know which part of the GI tract is affected. This should be checked out! a rash of itchy red bumps also has a number of possible diagnoses. Take a photo of rash if it seems to come/go so the photo can be shown to the doctor. These may or may not be related. ...Read more