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483 Possible Causes for Blood in Stool, Mucus in Stool, Weight Loss

  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease

    Macroscopically, stools may contain mucus, blood and/ or puss.[] The majority of children gained in weight and height percentile while on strict SCD, with small loss in weight percentile documented with liberalization.[] Macroscopically, stools may contain mucus, blood and/ or puss.[]

  • Crohn's Disease

    Mucus in stool Individuals with Crohn’s may experience long periods of remission, where they have no symptoms or only very mild symptoms.[] We report a case of a previously healthy young woman with symptoms of dysphagia, odynophagia, chest pain and weight loss, who presented oesophageal ulcers at upper endoscopy[] Blood and stool tests can be used to look for signs of bleeding and rule out other causes of GI diseases, such as infection.[]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Their consistency of stool improves, frequency to rush to toilet also decreases and the quantity of blood and mucus in the stool reduces.[] A man aged 78 years presented with a 3-week history of tender mouth ulceration associated with arthralgia and weight loss.[] After 48 h, stool frequency was 12 times per day (2 per night) with urgency, and blood was seen in stool occasionally.[]

  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

    Most patients are asymptomatic, but they may present with altered bowel habits, blood/mucus in stool, and iron deficiency anemia .[] It is important to note that presence of blood in stool does not mean that the individual has colon cancer because blood may also be present in stool as a result of many non-cancer[] The patient is currently in good health without recurrence, weight loss, or severe diarrhea at 12 months after surgery.[]

  • Salmonella Infection

    […] in stools (poo) .[] Cultures of blood and stool yielded Salmonella enteritidis (group D, serotype enteritidis).[] This patient presented with a 2-year history of chronic abdominal pain, loose stools and excessive weight loss.[]

  • Mercury Poisoning

    […] and mucus, nausea, and numbness.[] The first case showed hyperhidrosis, insomnia, generalied myokymia, cramps, tremor, weight loss, and myokymic and neuromyotonic discharges, followed by encephalopathy with[] The patient had been admitted to the hospital on October 9, 2015 after a 3-4 week history of anorexia, weight loss, and lethargy.[]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Stool culture identified Edwardsiella tarda O4: H4, and no other pathogenic bacteria were detected.[] Dehydration and weight loss are important risks of AGE.[] Mostly the diarrhea consists of blood mixed stool. But sometimes with protozoal infections one may have blood mixed stools which is very frightening for the person.[]

  • Colonoscopy

    A colonoscopy may be performed to find the cause of signs and symptoms including: bleeding from the rectum blood in the stools pus or mucus in the stools unexplained abdominal[] […] in stool; Diagnose the reason for chronic diarrhea; Screen the colon if abnormal results come back from a stool or barium enema test; Diagnose inflammatory bowel disease[] It is also used to look for causes of unexplained changes in bowel habits and to evaluate symptoms like abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, and weight loss.[]

  • Chronic Pancreatitis

    Ten months after the onset of the first episode of pancreatitis the patient developed bloody diarrhea, mucus stools and biochemical findings of inflammation.[] Elevated plasma TIMP-1 levels were also associated with clinical cachexia markers, including absolute and relative values of weight loss and lung function, as well as ferritin[] This can be done with: Blood tests Stool tests Images may be taken of your bodily structures.[]

  • Anisakiasis

    Symptoms include Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, diarrhea, blood and mucus in stool, and mild fever Treatment can be done by endoscopy or surgery by[] Clinical findings A simplex (abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea) eosinophilia with occult blood in stool if gastric anisakiasis; leukocytosis without eosinophilia[] The chronic intestinal symptoms include weight loss, mild cramping, abdominal pain, and diarrhea, lasting for months or years.[]

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