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Red blood in stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I WENT TO THE RESROOM AND I SAW BLOD IN MY WASTE IM 22 MALE WHY MAIGH CAUSE THAT ?
Doctor :   ok

User :   IM WORRY
Doctor :  
is this the first episode? or has it happened before?
User :   NO FIRT TIME
Doctor :  
do you have abdomen pain or discomfort?
Doctor :  
or pain?
Doctor :  
is the blood bright red in color or blackish?
User :   INO PAIN JUST LIKE
User :   NO IT IS RED
Doctor :  
do you have pain in anal area while passing stools?
Doctor :  
is stool soft or hard?
User :   SOFT
User :   NO PAIN'
Doctor :  
was the bleeding too much or it was just streaks?
User :   STREAKS FEW BLOOD
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
Doctor :  
Blood in stools is known as melena
User :   MY STOMACH FEELS LIKE IT IS DIGESTING
Doctor :  
commonly present in gastric or duodenal ulcers. With the stressful life people lead nowadays, this seams to be the most common cause

Doctor :  
Oesophagitis ois the other common cause also results in bleeding in stools.
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