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57 Possible Causes for Occult Blood Positive, Pus in Stool

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Following a positive fecal occult blood test, she underwent a colonoscopic examination at a local clinic where she was diagnosed with "right-sided" UC concomitant with incidentally[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and bloody stool, and tenesmus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the stool; diarrhoea; fatigue and tiredness; weight loss; and loss of appetite.[mydr.com.au]

  • Shigella Enteritis

    These may be: Watery diarrhea Dehydration Nausea & vomiting Mild to moderate fever Sudden abdominal discomfort Rectal pain Mucus, blood, or pus in stool A point to remember[steadyhealth.com] Symptoms include: Acute (sudden) abdominal pain or cramping Acute fever Blood, mucus, or pus in the stool Crampy rectal pain Nausea and vomiting Watery diarrhea Exams and[nicklauschildrens.org]

  • 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[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] An 81-year-old man with mild iron deficiency anemia (Hb 12 g/dl) and a positive fecal occult blood test was referred for a colonoscopy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Reasons for colonoscopy were dichotomized into surveillance (previous colonoscopy) vs. non-surveillance (positive occult blood test or screening).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Campylobacter Enteritis

    […] cells in the stool in patients infected with C. coli.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is pus or blood in your stools . You have diarrhea and are unable to drink fluids due to nausea or vomiting.[nicklauschildrens.org] […] clinical manifestations, infections caused by C. coli seemed to be more severe than those caused by C. jejuni, as evidenced by a higher incidence of decreased activity and pus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Proctoscopy

    These indications include bleeding from the anal canal, the presence of blood, pus or mucus in the stool, a change in bowel habits, pain, in order to obtain material for smears[worldcat.org] […] fecal occult blood test.[healthcommunities.com] These tests are often done to investigate symptoms such as unexplained bleeding from the rectum, long-lasting diarrhea or constipation, blood or pus in the stool, or lower[northshore.org]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    Surgery for diverticular disease is indicated for the following: A rupture in the colon that causes pus or stool to leak into the abdominal cavity, resulting in peritonitis[fascrs.org] Pus and stool that leak through a perforation can cause peritonitis.[colorectal.surgery.ucsf.edu] These include: The attack of diverticulitis has caused a rupture in the colon that has resulted in pus or stool leaking into the abdominal cavity, resulting in peritonitis[fascrs.org]

  • Anal Cancer

    ) from the anus Stools that are narrower than normal Most of the time, having these symptoms doesn’t mean you have anal cancer.[rush.edu] Discharge (mucous or pus) from the anus Swollen lymph nodes (glands) in the anal or groin areas.[evergreenhealth.com] Discharge or drainage (mucous or pus) from the anus Swollen lymph nodes (glands) or pain in the anal or groin areas These symptoms can also be caused by less serious conditions[fascrs.org]

  • Acute Gastritis

    Call your provider if you have: Blood or pus in your stools, or your stool is black Diarrhea with a fever above 101 F (38.33 C) or 100.4 F (38 C) in children Recently traveled[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Peritonitis — inflammation or infection of the lining of your abdomen, which is caused when pus and stool leak through a perforation.[draxe.com] Pus and stool that leak through a perforation can cause peritonitis.[colorectal.surgery.ucsf.edu] These include: The attack of diverticulitis has caused a rupture in the colon that has resulted in pus or stool leaking into the abdominal cavity, resulting in peritonitis[fascrs.org]

  • Crohn's Disease

    (nodules) under the skin which may turn into skin ulcers Draining of pus, mucus, or stools from around the rectum or anus (caused by something called a fistula) Diarrhea[disabled-world.com] Other symptoms may include: Constipation Sores or swelling in the eyes Draining of pus, mucus, or stools from around the rectum or anus (caused by something called a fistula[mountsinai.org] Blood, mucus or pus may be present in the stool especially if the Crohn's disease affects the colon. Frequently however blood is not present.[netdoctor.co.uk]

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