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Had Diarreah Christmas day.Saturday had bowl movement bright red blood

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Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: Had Diarreah Christmas day.Saturday had bowl movement bright red blood with blood clot.Can tell i have some interal hemmoroids.Just bleedng now,still bright red.Ate boiled egg, soup at four.Stomach starting cramping around seven.mild nausa.Drnk about half case beer daily.Have high anxicety.Take asp,lexapro,metoprolo ranitidine,prociles.have acid reflux.
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I asking is this something to worry about.f i knew for sure bleeding was from hemmoroids and not stomach i will relax more.but when cramping started i paniced
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Answered by Dr. Prasad 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Bleed from stomach is dark and black/tarry...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Blood from stomach is affected by acidic secretions and becomes dark and tarry as it passes through stool. Since you saw bright red blood with stools, it is not from stomach.

I would not be overly worried if you are fine now. If not, then you should see a doctor for clinical examination.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you need clarifications.

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