Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding?

Common, serious... The most likely cause of GI pain and GI bleeding are medications that irritate stomach lining causing gastritis, ulcer disease, severe reflux, esophagitis. Most common are aspirin, meds related (nsaid's--ibuprofen, naproxen)--anti-inflammatory drugs. If note reddish stool, or stools turns dark or black, or GI pain occurs, call your physician, who will tell you if you should come to office or er.

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Gastrointestinal pain and bleeding, prior colon cancer. Who do I see?

Gastroenterologist. Talk to your primary physician he will most likely refer you to the gastroenterologist for a colonoscopy especially with your prior history. Remember there are many reasons for abdominal pain bleeding that is not related to cancer. See your doctor asap. Read more...
See Doctor Soon. I recommend that you return to see your cancer surgeon, medical oncologist, or gastroenterologist as soon as possible. Any of these doctors can order the appropriate tests to get to the bottom of this. Read more...