At 74 with regular aspirin
, blood in stool
indicates first drug induced gastritis
. Aspirin is very notorious for causing GI bleeding following gastritis. Intake of antacid
counteract the effect of aspirin.
You have also given the history of alcohol intake. Although beer contains very less amount of absolute alcohol even then a liver function test should be done.
Old age particularly in constipated individual also there is chance of hemorrhoids.
So I would suggest you to start to take some antacids (PPI or H2 blocker) immediately.Consult your doctor for proper clinical evaluation to find out the cause of bleeding and management accordingly.