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What is wrong when I have blood in my stool?

What is wrong when I have blood in my stool?

Multiple causes: There are multiple reasons to have blood in your stool. It could be from something simple like hemorrhoids or an anal fissure. Colitis, which is inflammation of the colon, can cause rectal bleeding, as can colon polyps or colon cancer, to name just a few. Blood in the stool can be very serious and should prompt a visit to your doctor so they can determine if further evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blood in my stool but it's not chronic, what could be wrong?

I'm having symptoms of blood in my stool but it's not chronic, what could be wrong?

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

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Had a UTI with left side kidney pain and for 2 days there was blood in my stool, dull ache pain getting a CT scan once get appt what could be wrong?

Had a UTI with left side kidney pain and for 2 days there was blood in my stool, dull ache pain getting a CT scan once get appt what could be wrong?

Need thorough exam: You have several things going on that need to be addressed by a doctor that you've identified with your uti, kidney pain, blood in stool, achy pain. All things that point to needing a doctor to examine you completely, and come up with you diagnosis and plan, by integrating your findings. Depending on how much blood's been lost, and whether it is an internal or external finding causing this. ...Read more

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I have blood in the stool what is wrong?

I have blood in the stool what is wrong?

Bloody stool. : There are many things that can cause blood in the stool. Some are benign and some are not. It could be as simple as a hemorrhoid to as severe as colon cancer. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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Fresh red blood coming with my stool, what's wrong?

Fresh red blood coming with my stool, what's wrong?

Possibly hemorrhoids: Given your age however I would see a Gastroenterologist about having a colonoscopy done just to make sure it isn't something more serious. ...Read more

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I am passing mucus and blood but no stool. What is wrong?

Could be colitis: Colitis i'd inflammation of the colon lining ; can present as bloody mucous without stool. Let you doctor know and get referred to a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I have mucous and blood on my stools. What could be wrong?

I have mucous and blood on my stools. What could be wrong?

Many things: Depending on where the bleeding is coming from (ie the upper GI tract, or the lower GI tract) it can be an ulcer, polyp, cancer, inflammation, or sometime the source is never found. All GI bleeding should be worked up, and you need to speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What can be wrong with a person if they have blood in their stool?

What can be wrong with a person if they have blood in their stool?

Many things: Blood in the stool can be due to hemorrhoids, anal fissure, ulcers, or something more serious like cancer. You should see a doctor immediately to be checked. ...Read more

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Black or blood in stool! how do I figure out what's wrong?

Black or blood in stool! how do I figure out what's wrong?

Melena?: Black, tarry, malodorous stool can be due to rectal bleeding (melena). You don't need to figure out the cause but you do need to see your physician promptly who will evaluated to determine the cause of your bleeding. You need med evaluation. ...Read more