Q. What is the reason for stomach pain and blood in stools?

Answered by
Dr. Nageswara Rao
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on May 10, 2016 and last reviewed on: Jun 12, 2019

Hi doctor,

For several years my father is suffering from stomach pain. His problem includes blood in stool and pain in left side abdomen area. He has taken ayurveda, homeopathy as well as allopathy medicines, but nothing has benefitted. We did test like endoscopy, but some doctors said it is due to piles. But, no medicine was effective till date. Kindly guide us.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

  • With your symptoms, there is a possibility of:
  1. Colitis, which may be due to inflammatory (inflammatory bowel disease) or infections.
  2. Diverticulitis.
  3. Malignancy has to be ruled out.
  4. Piles (hemorrhoids) may be there.
  • Stool examination for microscopy and culture has to be taken.
  • Check hemoglobin level as well as check if there is any chronic bleeding.
  • He needs colonoscopy and consult a gastroenterologist for further physical evaluation.

For further information consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician


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