I have bloody stools or clots in periods?

Rectal bleeding. Rectal bleeding is usually due to hemorrhoids but can be a symptom of underlying serious disease like colon cancer, colitis, colonic diverticulosis, colonic angiodysplasia, etc. Patient typically needs a colonoscopic evaluation which is a very low risk procedure and is usually done as outpatient.

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I have had bloody stools for over a month, water will be soild red. Alot of pain, big blood clots on tp and in stool also very stringy and now back pain?

Time to see your Dr. if you don't have a doctor, go to a prompt care or emergency room. you seriously need to be evaluated. this is lower GI bleeding , either from colon, anorectal area,, or distal small bowel. I'm not going to go through the differential, I'm just telling you to get seen, and soon. Good luck. Read more...

Recently blood in stool while I am on period. Help!?

Theres always a . Possibility thay little blood from your period can mix up with stool but you still have to be examined to look for anorectal diseases. Most common etiology is hemorrhoids but you can't rule out a proximal source especially if the blood is mixed with the stool. Follow up with a GI doctor. Read more...

Got blood in stool after going number 2 and I already had my period?

Blood in stool is. Not related to your periods. I always tell my pts not to take this lightly. You will need a physical exam to assess your hemorrhoids or look for other anorectal diseases. If you havent had a colonoscopy you will need that as well to look for any proximal source. Please follow up with a GI doctor. Read more...

Past couple days having maroon blood in stool and toilet Today same thing but passed a blood clot could this be hemorrhoids?

Unlikely. Hemorrhoids usually cause bright red painless blood and not clots. Maroon blood suggests bleeding somewhere higher in the GI track. It is also something that needs to be checked, this is especially true in someone on Motrin as yourself. If you have any symptoms of lightheadedness or weakness you should go to an UC or ER. Otherwise, call you PCP or GI doctor for an appointment. Read more...

Have bright red blood in stool, including a lg clot. Now feel nauseated, light headed, and dull pain mid back left side. Should I worry?

Go to the ER. Bright red blood in the stool can be from several benign causes, such as blood vessel abnormality, diverticulosis, a polyp or hemorrhoids, or from more serious reasons, such as a colorectal malignancy. But if you passed a large volume enough to make you light headed, please go to the er to be checked out, including blood work and observation. You may need to be admitted and have a GI doc see you. Read more...
Blood in stool. Blood in stool is always an issue of concern it may be that you have a hemorrhoid, but see your doctor for evaluation. He may want to refer you to a gastroenerologist for further evaluation. Read more...
Yes. I could be a variety of things including ischemic colitis , hemorrhoids contact your primary care. Read more...

I am a 22 year old female, I had about two tbsp of bright red blood in stool w/ blood clots. Cancerous colon polyps in family history.?

Hemorrhoids. This is likely hemorrhoids or perhaps an anal fissure. Certainly polyps or tumors are also possible but much less likely in such a young person. All rectal bleeding should be discussed with your doctor. At a minimum a rectal exam should be performed. A sigmoidoscopy would also be reasonable. Read more...
Yes. Colon cancer and polyps can be genetically related. If either of these are in your family or personal history, get to an expert and get regular colon screening. If you are having bleeding it needs to be evaluated regardless of your age. Read more...

Do I have cancer? Losing weight & I eat a lot. My hair is brittle, always tired & nauseated, little blood in stool & bum. Period is late 2x in 2 month

Need eval. No one can give you an accurate answer for that question without obtaining a thorough history, completing and physical examination and obtaining indicated tests. You would be best to see a doctor in person for assessment. Read more...
Visit the Doctor. Those symptoms could be from a variety of things, including low thyroid hormone production. You should get a physical exam and lab work from your physician. Read more...