Gi Bleeding

Gastrointestinal bleeding is a sign of an underlying condition and involves the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum, and anus. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding involves the esophagus, stomach, and upper small intestine. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding involves the lower small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus. Symptoms include blood in vomit and stool and dark stools. Various causes are gastric ulcers, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel disease, hemorrhoids, cancer, colon polyps, etc. An endoscopy and colonoscopy are helpful in diagnosis and management.

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Why does my father have black watery diarrhea with vomiting?

Query: Hi I am looking after my father, and I am starting to get really worried about his condition. Since Sunday, he started with diarrhea, very bad, and vomiting. He assumed that it might be a case of food poisoning. This continued until Tuesday night when he started to have a black watery stool. He has ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. I am sorry for such discomfort your father is having. Diarrhea with black watery stool for five days is a sign of concern as it points toward possible lower GIT (gastrointestinal tract) bleeding. You mentioned initially he ha...  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 icliniq.com. 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 »

Does irritable bowel syndrome lead to bowel cancer?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 28-year-old male. After using the bathroom last night, I noticed fresh, bright red blood on the toilet tissue. I see this every time whenever I wipe and again this morning when I used the toilet again. It hurt a little bit when I strained and when I wiped, it feels like I have a lit...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will help you with it. The sight of blood after using the toilet always is terrifying. But most of the time, it just appears worse than it is. From the details that you have provided, I think you have hemorrhoids (piles). IBS (irritable bow...  Read Full »

Does a high CRP level indicate cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 45-year-old female. I recently have been experiencing some GI issues. I had an endoscopy which showed mild duodenitis that has resolved. However, I have had some minor rectal bleeding lately after running or exercising hard, so a colonoscopy has been scheduled, and I did have a CB...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from GI (gastrointestinal issues). In addition, you have obesity and thyroid problems, as well as a history of thyroidectomy. For rectal bleeding, you have recen...  Read Full »

Why is blood coming out while passing stools?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 48-year-old male. My height is 5 feet 3 inches, and my weight is 62 kg. For the past 24 hours, I have blood leakage before passing stools. It has happened five times. And I do not have pain or stomach ache during this. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. The passing of blood in stools could mean a couple of things. However, since I do not have a complete history, I can give you general guidelines. I would suggest you meet a surgeon immediately. One of the possibilities is that you have develope...  Read Full »

My father is losing blood without a cause. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My father is 67 years old. He is suffering from loss of blood without knowing him. What will be the cause? They have consulted a local physician, and he said nothing to worry about it. But, he did not give any cause of it. Please help me to understand the cause and necessary treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are multiple causes of loss of blood. Commonly bleeding from gastrointestinal tract will have black, tarry, sticky and foul smelling stools. Even if this not present, it can be a small amount. So, you need to run stool test for occult blood testing. It can occur due...  Read Full »

Blood in vomit after drinking too much alcohol. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20 year old male. About three days ago, I vomited bright red blood after consuming excessive alcohol. This is the first time I have consumed more than one beer and I was also unconscious. I have not been having any pains or any other symptoms. After the first vomit of blood, I pu...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. At this age, bleeding with vomiting is likely due to an injury to the lower esophagus because of the¬†force of the vomit. If the bleeding was severe, then an upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy is necessary for two reasons. Alcohol drinking ...  Read Full »

What causes bleeding during bowel movements?

Query: Having blood with bowel movements, this has been occurring for the last 5 days with a consistent bleed, some bowel movements have a heavier bleed and i have a wipe there is an excessive amount of blood. The bleeding only occurs during my bowel movements. I am not feeling lightheaded/dizzy, nauseous ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. I can understand you might have terrible time because of your condition. The quantity of blood is very important to understand before a list of diagnosis can be made. Since you said it is heavier, and that all started 5 days back, it seem most commonly due to acute...  Read Full »

How to manage chest pain and the blood coming from the throat during sleep?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 60 years old. I have chest pain in the left side. I am taking injections for it. I also have pain in the throat. I have blood coming from the throat when I sleep. It can be a bleeding spot in me. My blood pressure has got increased. My doctor has not given me a diagnosis. My doctor ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dymista is used for allergic symptoms. You may be having issues due to some allergen in your household or somewhere you spend most of your time. It may be pets, carpets, pollens or anything. Bisoprolol is used to lower the blood pressure, and it is good to take it. If y...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for pain and blood in stools?

Query: Hello doctor, During my recent flight journey, because of privacy issue, I did not go for the toilet and I controlled it for five hours. Next day, I started to feel burning while passing stools. Now every time I feel pain, I can see blood while wiping with a tissue. How to cure this while staying h...  Read Full »


Dr. Pandey Saurabh Hridaynarayan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of the causes of such rectal bleeding are not life-threatening, but before proceeding with the treatment, the exact cause should be investigated first. Can you describe the color of the blood? Was it dark red or blackish or normal blood color? Did you also f...  Read Full »

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