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1,081 Possible Causes for Blood in Stool, Diarrhea, Iron Deficiency Anemia

  • Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome

    We report a case of a 58-year-old man who was admitted to our hospital with a 6-month history of frequent diarrhea, intermittent hematochezia and a weight loss of 13 kg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CCS symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss, dysgeusia or ageusia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Because of iron deficiency anemia and occult gastrointestinal bleeding, she underwent a colonoscopic examination. Colonoscopy revealed multiple broad-based polyps.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Colorectal Carcinoma

    This presents as either drops of fresh blood or as blood streaked on the stools.[symptoma.com] In general: right sided tumors are larger and present with a mass, distant disease or iron deficiency anemia left sided tumors present earlier with altered bowel habit Colorectal[radiopaedia.org] Blood can be rectal bleeding, dark stools or blood on the stool, although the stool will look normal.[colonclub.com]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Doctors use blood tests, stool tests, colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy, and imaging tests to diagnose UC. Several types of drugs can help control it.[nlm.nih.gov] After surgery, watery diarrhea resolved completely.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This patient was evaluated for iron deficiency anemia and underwent hemicolectomy for extensive right-side predominant inflammatory pseudopolyps.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    There may be dark red or mahogany-colored blood mixed with the stool.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Improvement in the secretory diarrhea by the somatostatin analog Sandostatin suggested that the diarrhea was related to a functional neuroendocrine tumor within the colonic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Iron deficiency anemia in an older man or post-menopausal woman, is GI cancer until proven otherwise.[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Crohn disease is diagnosed by a combination of methods, including blood and stool analysis and colonoscopy.[britannica.com] After the second dose, he got worse and started to have bloody diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with documented iron-deficiency anemia were excluded.[doi.org]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    […] in stools, /-abdominal mass, /-rectal mass, /-signs of bowel obstruction (nausea, vomiting), /-narrow caliber stools Symptoms /-constipation Prevalence common Blood work[librepathology.org] A 52 year-old Hispanic man without significant past medical, surgical or family history presented with diffuse, intermittent, crampy abdominal pain and diarrhea of one week[nature.com] A 23-year-old male presented with occult gastrointestinal bleeding and iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gastritis

    They include blood tests, urine tests and stool tests to test for bacteria and blood.[symptoma.com] She had repeated upper gastrointestinal bleeding from a Dieulafoy lesion of the fornix, but had no symptoms of malabsorption or diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Her personal history revealed iron deficiency anemia receiving oral iron supplements for approximately 2 weeks.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Colonic Crohn's Disease

    […] in the stool.[digestive.vcu.edu] After controlling these infections, she continued to complain of diarrhea ( 10 bowel movements per day) with further weight loss.[acgcasereports.gi.org] Weight loss as well as specific vitamin and mineral deficiencies (for example, iron deficiency anemia) may occur.[onhealth.com]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Common symptoms of diverticular disease can include: Generalized infection of the abdominal cavity Small amounts of blood in stools Collection of pus in the pelvis Pain in[disabled-world.com] One patient had moderate abdominal pain and diarrhea soon after daiobotampito intake.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of diverticulitis include pain, constipation, and blood in the stool. One of the main causes of diverticular disease is thought to be a lack of dietary fiber.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Intussusception

    (diarrhea with mucus and blood) or other blood in stool § Classic triad occurs in about 1/3 of patients; most have 2 of the 3 o Palpable abdominal mass, often in right upper[learningradiology.com] Diarrhea was the presenting symptom in 119 (79%) cases. A total of 45 intussusceptions were detected in 37 (25%) children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Herein, we report a 5-year-old male preschool child who presented symptoms of infectious diarrhea, and ileocecal type intussuscepton and Campylobactor jejuni bacteremia were[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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