Blood in stools, diverticulitis. Cause?
After emitting blood through his stools , my 90 year old father was admitted to the ICU and after an endoscopy and colonoscopy (he never had one before), he was dianosed with divirticulitis. The colonoscopy did not isolate the cause of the bleeding and the doctor said that given his age, it can...
How safe is nitrofurantoin for diverticulitis ?
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Does diverticulitis cause abdominal pain ?
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History of diverticulitis. Suggest diet?
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Been to hospital today after months of investigations. Surgeon now says I have deseased diverticulitis . Bleeding per vagina also faeces passing 6 days was told because of high blood pressure diabetic type 2. age 71 also hernia because of old operations not really wanting to do any operation.....
Can a bag or catheter be fixed for diverticulitis ?
Been to hospital today after months of investigations.. Surgeon now says I have deseased diverticulitis . Bleeding per vagina also faeces passing 6 days was told because of high blood pressure diabetic type 2. age 71 also hernia because of old operations not really wanting to do any operation.....
I have recently been diagnosed with Diverticulitis
I have recently been diagnosed with Diverticulitis: Hiatus Hernia: Gallstones: Duodenitis & a cyst in my left Kidney . I am 70yr old female and have a lump like fatty tissue just above my waist (left side). am in dreadful burning pain in my left side and round my back and am so worried. My bloods...
I am experiencing unusual gas, darker stools abdominal cramps & low back pain. Ive had diverticulitis in the past 2 years
Thanks for your query.
Dark coloured stool means some intra abdominal bleeding which may be secondary to diverticulitis. All your symptom can be attributable to this.
Better meet a GI surgeon for help...
My problems: abdominal pain, blod in the stool, tiredness, irritation, often constipation. sometimes headache, fever, goosebomps and dizziness....
You seem to be having irritable bowel syndrome.
Also, you could be having some lesion in the bowel , such as a polyp, ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis or a growth in the rectum.
Simple causes like anal fissure or piles also can cause ths.
You need to see a Gastroenterologist for a complete examination and if necessary, a colonoscopy .
Do not ignore blood in the stool.
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