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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 saw blood in my stool today. What could it mean?

I saw blood in my stool today. What could it mean?

Stool w blood: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated. Have this checked if this is more that one time - blood on toilet paper after wiping. ...Read more

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Why do i have blood in my stools?

Why do i have blood in my stools?

Need more info: Is it red blood? In the bowel or on the toilet paper? Have you had it long? How old are you? Any change in bowel habits? But the bottom line is if you have been seeing blood in your bowel movements then you need to go see a doctor for further evaluation. It can be anything from a rectal tear orhemorrhoid to a polyp or tumor based on information obtained in a history. See an internist or GI. ...Read more

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I have been blood in my poop and my poop looks black. What could it be?

I have been  blood in my poop and my poop looks black. What could it be?

Evaluation: Hi, u need to see ur primary doctor for evaluation, blood test and possible referral to a Gasteroenterologist. ...Read more

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Why do I have blood in my feces?

Why do I have blood in my feces?

Overt blood in: Stool can be from hemorrhoids, or something that only exam and blood and other testing can reveal. A single episode after straining and hard stool might be ignored, but steady or repeat episodes require an exam with finger, then perhaps flex sig, or more expensive colonoscopy. ...Read more

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

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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So today i had blood in both my urine and stool. What could have caused it?

So today i had blood in both my urine and stool. What could have caused it?

It sometimes can: Be difficult to separate source in women, and bleeding from both urinary and digestive tracks simultaneously without precedent blood from one or the other, isn't common without blood thinners. So, it behooves you to see a doctor to have a pelvic and rectal exam, test for anemia, and possible 'looks' into the rear passage to define sources. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why I have blood in stool and urine?

Could you tell me why I have blood in stool and urine?

See MD: Blood in your stool and urine is not usually normal. Please see your physician within 1-2 weeks for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have just found blood in my poo what shill I do please I have just found blood in my poo what shill I do please

I have just found blood in my poo what shill I do please I have just found blood in my poo what shill I do please

As : As dr. Andrews noted, characterizing the nature of the blood in the stools may be helpful in determining the cause. In addition, information such as amount, if it has happened before, if there is a family history of colon cancer, your age, other medical conditions, are also important. If you have a strong family history of colon cancer, or if you are 50 years of age or older, you should have colonoscopy screening for colorectal cancer and continuing until age 75 years. To assess your risk for colon cancer, you can use several tools on-line, such as the one from the cleveland clinic (http://digestive.Ccf.Org/scores/go). ...Read more

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Lately I have notived bleeding in my stool. Like a lot of blood. Does anybody know what this could mean?

Lately I have notived bleeding in my stool. Like a lot of blood. Does anybody know what this could mean?

Hemorrhoids&others: Bleeding from the rectum during bowel movement can be from hemorrhoids as this the most common cause of bleeding from anus. The other causes are anal fissure rectal and colonic polyps cancer of colon or rectum diverticuar condition if you have fresh blood in stool you need a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I have a lot of stool in my stomach what should I do?

I have a lot of stool in my stomach what should I do?

See doctor?: Stool in your stomach is a bad thing; I am not sure how you are sure of this unless you are vomiting up stool. If you mean stool in your intestine, then you can do things such as stool softeners, laxatives, or an enema. ...Read more

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I have mucous in my stool. What could that mean?

I have mucous in my stool. What could that mean?

Stool mucus or more?: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least stool studies should help address if mucus white bits you're seeing are "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more

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I have little blood in stool and my stool is not solid what should i do?

I have little blood in stool and my stool is not solid what should i do?

See doctor: It is important to ascertain the cause of blood in stool. It may be something as simple as hemorrhoids or could be more serious. Bleeding, even from, from hemorrhoids can result in anemia. It would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Blood in my poop? I have hemroides so sometimes I see blood, but today my stomach has been hurting really bad and when I poop there's a lot of blood.

Blood in my poop? I have hemroides so sometimes I see blood, but today my stomach has been hurting really bad and when I poop there's a lot of blood.

See your physician.: You should be evaluated by your physician, or choose a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist to see. rectal bleeding, although very common, is not normal. There are many causes, some are harmless, some could be serious. You really need to have a thorough evaluation by a physician .familiar with this problem. ...Read more

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I have a lot of blood in my urine without pain, what should I do?

I have a lot of blood in my urine without pain, what should I do?

SEE YOUR MD ASAP: You have blood in the urine without any pain, you need to see your doctor asap, you will need blood and urine test, a cat scan of your kidneys to find the cause and treated right away as if not treated intime it may get worse the possibilities are you may have a kidney stone, kidney infection, glomerular disease like glomerulonephritis, chronic kidney disease and tumors including cancer. ...Read more

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I have diarrhea and my poop have blood. What is it?

I have diarrhea and my poop have blood. What is it?

Time to see the doc!: You describe high fevers, body aches, diarrhea, and now blood in your stools. This strongly suggests a more serious cause of your diarrhea, and further tests are needed. You should be seeing a doctor in the next day or so, using the Emergency Department if you can't otherwise get seen. Please start working on this. ...Read more

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