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...
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Does diverticulitis cause abdominal pain ?
Hello, My father is 48 years old.About a year ago,we returned from costa rica, he was immediatley hospitalized becaused he found out for the first time he had severe diverticulitis.he received 4 bags of blood from blood loss from the colon.Well recently,he has been having more abdonimal pain but...
History of diverticulitis. Suggest diet?
Hi, I have had diverticulitis once before and was hospitalised for four days no great problem I was on a drip and antibiotics etc,this happened wee lovey twelve mths ago and nothing since, until now, I know the symptoms my question is , is there any thing I should do ,take etc, or just go and see...
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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...
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Having pain in colon area. Is it diverticulitis?
Hi there - deciding if I should keep a CT scan today. I have been having pains in my colon area that are on and off, could just be a bug. Dont think diverticulitus since i have had movements recently. I have been sick since Monday and just cant pin point what it is. Should I wait until next week...
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Pain in the lower abdomen, constipation. Diverticulitis?
My lower abdomen hurts & has been for a couple of days. When i sit down it feels tender. It feels like I need to have a bowel movement sometimes & then I can t go. I do go a couple of times in the morning, I think because I take a Metamucil at night. I take an align at noon each day. Today I have...
mucus when having bowel movement. it was clear & now its brown in color. no pain. iam passing gas more then usual. grandfather had colon cancer. no hx of ibs
Generally these symptoms may be caused by infection, diverticulitis, colon polyps
These kind of symptoms needs medical attention and physical examination also. I would suggest you to visit gastroenterologist who may perform stool routine test, Colonoscopy may be indicated with these symptoms
I have been having this pain down where my intestince arebfor about a week what is wrong?
Can be anal fissure, complication of piles, diverticulitis, etc. Needs consultation with a surgeon.
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...
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