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What does pooping blood clots mean?

What does pooping blood clots mean?

Go to ER: You are bleeding in your GI tract and this can be life threatening. Get off the computor and go to er now. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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I have been pooping blood clots for years and nothing has happened I got a test they didn't find anything should I just continue in daily life?

I have been pooping blood clots for years and nothing has happened I got a test they didn't find anything should I just continue in daily life?

No: With chronic symptoms, a patient should keep a detailed diary on a calendar. Then, after a month or two, she can take the diary to her doctor and review the symptoms. The details will help decide what to do next. In our medical world, there are thousands and thousands of types of tests, which means saying "I got a test" is not detailed enough. ...Read more

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Pooping blood clots with uc, should I go to er?

Pooping blood clots with uc, should I go to er?

I would try to reach: Your GI doctor first and if unable then yes go to er. You don't say how long you have been bleeding but you probably shouldn't delay being seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Is pooping blood clots a sign of the listeria bacteria?

Hematochezia: Hematochezia, or the loss of bright red blood in the stool, is most often due to hemorrhoidal bleeding but can also be the result of several other dangerous conditions such as cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. It must be investigated by a gastroenterologist immediately! ...Read more

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What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?

What does having symptoms like nose bleeds with lots of blood clots and pooping blood clots indicate?

Nosebleeds: That your doctor should check you one of the many clotting deficiencies. Maybe your nose bled so much that you swallowed blood. What color is the blood in the stool?
Tell your doctor>. ...Read more

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How common is it to be pooping out blood clots and blood?

How common is it to be pooping out blood clots and blood?

This is NEVER normal: Passing blood or clots with bowel movements is an indication to seek medical evaluation, possibly including lab work and endoscopic evaluation (e.g., colonoscopy). If you are on anticoagulation meds (aspirin, warfarin, etc.) you should contact the prescribing physician immediately as he/she may have you stop taking them temporarily. ...Read more

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Pooping big blood clots and feeling the toilet with blood what could be causing this?

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Pooping big blood clots and feeling the toilet with blood what could be causing this?

Go to the doctor: You need to be evaluated for lower GI bleeding. It could be hemorrhoids, diverticulosis, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or cancer. Some of these can be very serious so you need to go to the doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What does it mean to poop blood clots?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated promptly! ...Read more

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What does it mean if you poop blood clots?

Rectal Bleeding: Rectal bleeding may be the results of hemorrhoids, fistula, fissure, polyps, cancer or infection/ inflammatory condition. Please have this evaluated promptly. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you poop big blood clots?

What does it mean when you poop big blood clots?

Many things: Blood clots suggest old blood. This can come from hemorrhoids or diverticulosis or a blood vessel. You should probably follow-up with a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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Will watermelon look like blood clots in stool?

Will watermelon look like blood clots in stool?

No: watermelon gets digested completely before it comes out in stool. Blood clots in stool are more velvety -smooth -glistening and have a typical blood odor. ...Read more

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What can cause dark blood and blood clots in stool?

What can cause dark blood and blood clots in stool?

Bleeding.: Bleeding in your GI tract. This needs evaluation by your doc soon if not immediately. ...Read more

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Blood clots in stool, could it be caused by watermelon?

Blood clots in stool, could it be caused by watermelon?

No: Blood clots in stool is a serous problem and should not be from watermelon consumption. Seek medical help immediately. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you use the restroom and it's blood and blood clots in your stool?

What does it mean when you use the restroom and it's blood and blood clots in your stool?

See a doc/GI MD soon: Blood in stool can be from hemorrhoids, inflammation, polyps, other growths, pockets in the colon wall (diverticulosis), fragile blood vessels, poor blood flow to colon, other. Don't know your details, but you need to get checked-soon. ...Read more

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After I do a poo and wipe I get dark red blood clots and mucus on the paper?

After I do a poo and wipe I get dark red blood clots and mucus on the paper?

GI bleeding?: Fecal blood may originate from any part of the gastrointestinal tract. The color is dark if it comes from the stomach but bright red if it comes from lower GI parts. It can be from bleeding benign ulcers or ulcerated tumor and often it comes from traumatized hemorrhoids. Suggest checking with a gastroenterologist or proctologist (specialist in lower GI & rectum) ...Read more

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Llq pain worse after bm (freq increment 1x/d to 3-4x/d) w/ bright blood & mucus on toilet tissue everytime, blood clots in stool sometimes. What is it?

LLQ Pain: This should be evaluated by GI specialist based upon information provided. Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or crohn's) is in the differential. Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs)does not cause rectal bleeding. Ibs + hemorrhoids however potentially could explain the symptoms. Evaluation should be done. ...Read more

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I have been for a poo recentely and there was blood coming out, it looked like blood clots. What is it?

I have been for a poo recentely and there was blood coming out, it looked like blood clots. What is it?

May be blood: It is not feasible to know without examining the material. However, if you think it was blood, it would prudent to consult a doctor, as bleeding from any orifice is not normal. ...Read more

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I have green stool with little blood clots in it. I also have abd pains with nausea. What does this mean?

I have green stool with little blood clots in it. I also have abd pains with nausea. What does this mean?

Serious: These symptoms are indicative of serious intestinal problem. Please see a gastroenterologist soon. You will need a bunch of tests and colonoscopy. ...Read more

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There are dark particles in my stool (1/4 of a thumbnail in size). Could it be blood/blood clots? It's black and tarry. Otherwise stool is brown.

There are dark particles in my stool (1/4 of a thumbnail in size). Could it be blood/blood clots? It's black and tarry. Otherwise stool is brown.

Black stool particle: Black pieces of stool can be due to iron, peptobismol or blood leaking from high in the GI tract. A occult blood test can easily be done to see if there is blood products in your stool. ...Read more

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Blood clots when trying to pass stool, ulcerative colitis?

Need evaluation: If you are passing blood clots in your stool you could have any number of potentially serious conditions in the GI tract and you need an evaluation asap. Ulcerative colitis is one of any number of possibilities that include a bleeding ulcer in upper digestive tract to cancer anywhere in the GI tract. Get evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son had few blood clots in his urine and itching around his anus and his penis. What is wrong? He has no pain anywhere just itching

My 4 year old son had few blood clots in his urine and itching around his anus and his penis. What is wrong? He has no pain anywhere just itching

Those: Those symptoms sound concerning for inflammation or infection. The blood clots are concerning especially. Please have your pediatrician see him immediately for an evaluation of the hematuria and itching. ...Read more

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When period comes (28 day aprox & 5 day long)my belly hurts the 1st day and a bit the 2nd day, also I get blood clots. Sometimes really hurts anus. ¿?

When period comes (28 day aprox & 5 day long)my belly hurts the 1st day and a bit the 2nd day, also I get blood clots. Sometimes really hurts anus. ¿?

Pain with menses: Cramps associated with the first day of the menses is not all that unusual, but if it interferes with your normal activities or is not relieved with motrin, advil or aleve, (naproxen) you should see your physician. Menstrual pain that interferes with normal activity could indicate endometriosis, and a trial of birth control pills may be in order to try and control the symptoms. Persistant pain is abnormal. ...Read more

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I'm passing blood clots when I have a bowel movement and I think I have hemmerroids. It hurts when I use the restroom. What should I do?

I'm passing blood clots when I have a bowel movement and I think I have hemmerroids. It hurts when I use the restroom. What should I do?

External: External hemorrhoids can present this way. I would suggest an evaluation by your primary provider to be sure and suggest treatment options. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more