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...
Abdominal pain, blood in stools. Diverticulitis or colitis?
I ve been having pain on my lower right side of my abdomen and my back on the same side that has been coming and going for about a week but it s the worst it s been today. This morning I had blood in my bm and then again a few hours later. It s not just in the water but also in the bm itself. I m...
What is the treatment 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.....
How safe is nitrofurantoin for diverticulitis ?
will nitrofurantoin treat diverticulitis. I can not tolerate Cipro or Flagyl. I am desperate. Been having out breaks for over a year now....about every 3 months. In November 2012 I was informed I had a case of acute diverticulitis. They gave me Leviquin (sp?) in an IV in ER and then Cipro and...
Having extreme loose stools, acute diverticulitis.
I have been having extreem loose stools for 4 days now, I had acute diverticulitus 2 years ago, the bottom left hand of bowle is sore, been to A&E and been checked out, the loose stools stop for a period of 12hrs but went to the toilet again this morning and its started again, I am taking codine...
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 wife has taken cipro and flagyl for a week or so for diverticulitis and now when finished with these hard to take meds has a pain in her lower tummy.
Thanks for your query. You have not mentioned if she has constipation too. Let you wife take high fiber diet or Psyllium husk twice daily to form bulky stools. She will improve with high fiber diet, as well as , a course of Probiotics, such as, Lactobacilli
Dr. Rakesh Karanwal
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
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