Blood in the stools, can it be a alarming symtom for cancer ?
My fathter is 67 yrs, first time when he got blood in the stools we thought its due to some dysentry, as he also had loose stools at that time. now with out loose stools also he gets blood not more amount only few drops with stools, can it be a alarming symtom for cancer ?
Hi. Please consult a surgeon asap so that he can have a look and determine if it is piles or something else....rest of the treatment can be discussed after that. Do not worry as at this age it is piles can be common. Advise him to take a high fibre diet and avoid straining during defaecation.
Mu tummy is hard and appears to be swollen above my waist the flesh on that part of my body is sometimes mottled with a bluish tinge. I passed blood in my stools last year and had tests done and I was diagnosed with having Diverticulitis. Do you think that the present symtoms could be related to Cancer. Thank you for your help.
Hi,doctor I am from Nepal.My mom had uteras cancer and she had got radiotherapy and chemotherapy about 1 yr ago.Now she have another problem.Blood comes with latrine when she goes for toilet.She is facing this problem since 4 to 5 months.I am confused and tensed whether this problem is result of cancer or something else.Please hel me.Thank you.
Hello, I have been having thin red blood in my stool. I am female and only 41 years old. Is it possibly cancer? I have had it since I had a hysterectomy in 2012 and have been having blood in my stool since then. I did go to the doctor and she told me it was hemmoroids and another doctor told me it was a fissure. Confused....and worried.
3 year child had severe abdominal pain with fever resulting in frequent case of stiffness in the body lasting for 3-4 sec . medical treatment under progress ,child still complaning of mild stomach ache 2-3 times /day . blood &ultrasound reports normal. what could be the probable cause?
I am a 36 year old female. I usually experience symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Recently, after eating undercooked chicken in a restaurant I started experiencing stomach disomfort then a few days later I started to have sometimes hard stools and sometimes loose stools with blood and mucus. I went to my doctor who diagnosed my symptoms as being a dysentry infection due to amebiasis (without stool test). After a week of treatment, I went for a colonoscopy and now the biopsy results say that I have Crohn's disease even though I never had any symptmoms. I went back to my family doctor and he was reluctant to accept the result and suggested that it could be a sort of a pseudo-Crohn due to the bacterial infection that I previously had. What should I believe? Could amebiasis cause colon ulcers?
I am 9 weeks pregnant. I have been very sick-had to go to the emergency room about 4 days ago for dehydration and severe vomiting. Was prescribed Zoflan. Am now having sharp pain in my stomach and intestines. Have not been able to pass much stool. Did tonight small amount and it was accompanied by some reddish mucus.
HI doctor my name is pooja im 20years old girl,i have problem of piles, many time blood passes through stool,i can't sit properly.also my digestive capacity very less, when i eat outside or spicy food immediatly i started dysentry problem,...Because of improper digestion may be caused piles
Hi doctor my son is teeting had a high fever 39 degrees and diharrea. I thought it may be infection too he got hes two teeth at the bottom. I did a stool test at the lab it says there is bacteria. He seems to have a sore tummy too whenever i touch...
My 10 year old son has a whitish, cottony substance clinging to his poop. He has been complaining of stomach aches and has had diarrhea for several days. Today his BM was formed. The white stuff isn't worms. What could it be?