Possible Causes for Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in USA

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    An aneurysm is a localized bulge in the wall of an artery to about 50% or more of its original diameter. It can occur in a number of vessels and when it happens in the abdominal part of the aorta, it is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Most cases are usually asymptomatic until they expand considerably or…[1]

  • Colonic Angiodysplasia
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Hemorrhoids
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Hemorrhoids are submucosal anal tissue cushions prone to bleeding. Bright red, painless rectal bleeding during defecation is the most common presentation. Other symptoms include anal itching, anal or pelvic pain especially during sitting, one or more palpable lumps that feel hard, congested and tender. There may also…[2]

  • Campylobacter Enteritis
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Campylobacteriosis is an infection by the Campylobacter bacterium, most commonly C. jejuni. It is among the most common bacterial infections of humans, often a foodborne illness. It produces an inflammatory, sometimes bloody, diarrhea or dysentery syndrome, mostly including cramps, fever and pain. Campylobacteriosis…[3]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Radiation Enteritis
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Intestinal Polyp
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
  • Colonic Polyp
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Colonic polyps arise from the mucosa of the large intestine and can be broadly categorized into neoplastic or non-neoplastic. The majority of polyps are asymptomatic, but rectorrhagia, abdominal pain or constipation may be seen. The gold standard of diagnosis and treatment is colonoscopy and polypectomy,…[4]

  • Colonic Disease
    Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Further symptoms

References

  1. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Symptoma
  2. Hemorrhoids, Symptoma
  3. Wikipedia: Campylobacteriosis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Colonic Polyp, Symptoma