Blood In Stools

Fresh visible blood after a bowel movement may be caused by hemorrhoids and anal fissures. On the other hand, black or tarry stools may indicate internal bleeding higher up in the tract.

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How to treat blood in stools and bloating in ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor,My abdomen has been hurting for the past three weeks. Just before that, I had bright red blood in stool, which often comes and goes every six months or so. I also have a sharp pain on right hip and very feel sore under right rib area. It hurts when I press around the lower abdomen and feel...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I just read your query. All the symptoms you have mentioned here and specially the bright red blood (bright red colour is indicative of fresh blood) may be due to ulcer bleed or bleeding due to some other reason in digestive tract or may have some other reason that requir...  Read Full »

How can we differentiate if the blood in stools is due to piles or ulcers?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a lot of bleeding when I defecate, and it gives me body weakness for the past week. I took capsule Amoxicillin, but it did not stop it. I do not know if it is a sign of pile or ulcer because I got cramps.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with it. If it is a splash of fresh blood, you will probably suffer from hemorrhoids (piles). A bleeding ulcer will not cause you to bleed fresh blood, and the stool will be black in that case. Is there any bulging in th...  Read Full »

Can hemorrhoids be treated if identified in teenagers?

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 17. What to do if blood is coming with stool and feeling pain when passing out stool? It is like there s a cut like something. What to do? Kindly guide me.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Anal fissure (cuts) are common in those suffering from constipation and hard stools. Do you feel any bulging as well while passing stools? You might be suffering from hemorrhoids (piles) as well. Even I have had my struggles with hemorrhoids, and I know the sight of ...  Read Full »

Does rectal bleeding that occurs once a month indicate hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 15-year-old. I had rectal bleeding after passing stool about a month back. Again today also it is bright red. So should I be worried about it? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with it. You are probably suffering from hemorrhoids (piles). Is there any bulging as well from the anus? Do not worry. Around 75 percent of people suffer from hemorrhoids at some point in life. Most of the time, it just app...  Read Full »

Will hemorrhoids cause loss of weight and fatigue?

Query: Hi doctor,I am losing weight. Earlier it was around 55. Now it is only 51. Earlier my weight was constant. I have mild hemorrhoids occasionally, feel the blood in stool that too occasionally, and stomach aches with a pinch in the whole stomach. I feel tired in some part of the day. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and will help you with it. Do not worry. Around 75 percent of people suffer from hemorrhoids at some point in life. Most of the time, it just appears worse than it actually is. Early hemorrhoids (initial grade) can be treated by healthy ...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about my irregular stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I have bowel movements of different consistencies lately with slight discomfort on left side of the abdomen. Yesterday, I had a highly watery stool, and I am yet to have a regular stool. I was wondering what this might be. I am a bit concerned about the irregular stools.  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Well, some degree of change in the stools is normal, and I do not see any gross abnormality in your stools: however, somewhat unformed stools. If you did not lose weight, and did not notice a change in the appetite, or did not notice blood in stools, you need not be...  Read Full »

How can I know the reason for blood in my stool?

Query: Hi doctor,I got blood in the stool. I was doing a job in night shift and daily I ate guava and papaya. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The stool sample should be sent for microscopic examination, routine and microscopy, to see if it is blood or not. It could be colitis or gastroenteritis. The stool test will make it clear whether there is an infection or it is just due to the disturbed gastrointestinal ...  Read Full »

How to manage my 18-month-old child passing stool with blood often?

Query: Hi doctor, My child is 18 months old with a weight of 10 kilograms. He passed stool after 3 to 4 days and it was not too hard. He was not willing to eat and so we did a little bit of forced feeding. He is a very active child. Twenty days back, he passed stool after three days. I saw a bloodstain on...  Read Full »

Dr. Payas Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems like dysentery. He needs to take a course of antibiotics for seven to ten days. Please mention whether he has a previous history of constipation. Please mention whether he has any perianal rash or any trauma in the anal region. It often occurs in constipation. ...  Read Full »

Can Suboxone cause bloody bowel movements and testis pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35-year-old male. I have been taking Suboxone for about ten years daily never really missed a day taking the medication. I have been feeling weak, tired, helpless, been given up on things lately. I just lost my will or drove to do anything. These are a few questions but im not sur...  Read Full »

Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have gone through hard times for quite a while, and so it is no wonder that you are emotionally and physically exhausted. I can assure you that there are doctors all over the place who also treat under-insured patients. Your symptoms can be due to the following ...  Read Full »

What are the causes of blood in stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I have bloating issues, changed bowel habits (mostly constipation), fatigue, bleeding after defecation, and maroon blood mixed with the stool. I have these symptoms for two weeks that emerged quite suddenly. Is this a strong sign of colorectal cancer? I am still waiting for the results o...  Read Full »

Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on your query, I can gather that you are a 39-year-old male without significant family history and with a history of smoking. Your symptoms of bloating, altered bowel habits, and blood in stools are of short duration (two weeks). I would like to know whether you h...  Read Full »

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