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70 Possible Causes for Occult Blood Positive, Pus in Stool

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    CASE REPORT A 56-year-old woman with no history of colonic diseases visited our hospital because of a positive fecal occult blood test.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the stool; diarrhoea; fatigue and tiredness; weight loss; and loss of appetite.[mydr.com.au] 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]

  • 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] 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 If you have[medlineplus.gov]

  • Hemorrhoids

    […] fecal occult blood test. 4 Figure 1.[aafp.org] […] within 24 hours) Increased bleeding (more than one cupful) Three to four large bloody bowel movements within three hours Drainage of pus from the rectum If your own doctor[colonrectal.org] […] more than one first-degree relative in whom colorectal cancer or adenoma was diagnosed at age 60 years or younger Patients with iron deficiency anemia Patients who have a positive[aafp.org]

  • Amebiasis

    Abstract Diagnosis of amebiasis by microscopic identification of the parasite in stool and liver abscess pus is insensitive and unable to distinguish the invasive parasite[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms of amebiasis may include: Loose stool Stomach pain/cramping Bloody stool Fever Abscess of the liver (collection of pus) If I swallowed E. histolytica, how quickly[gethealthycarsoncity.org] […] present or absent in the stools, fecal incontinence, flatulence, fatigue, loss of appetite and unexplained weight loss.[1] More severe symptoms may include: shortness of[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Colonic Diverticulosis

    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]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with rectal bleeding should be asked whether pure blood was passed; whether it was mixed with stool, pus, or mucus; or whether blood simply coated the stool or toilet[merckmanuals.com] Robust patients with brown stools that test positive for occult blood, on the other hand, may harbor a deadly malignancy or a rapidly fatal aortoenteric fistula.[web.archive.org]

  • Acute Gastritis

    Certain rare types of E coli can cause: Severe anemia Gastrointestinal bleeding Kidney failure Call your provider if you have: Blood or pus in your stools, or your stool is[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pediatric Crohn Disease

    Stool for occult blood was positive. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) demonstrated extensive gastric and duodenal mucosal fold thickening (Figure 3).[hindawi.com] Unintentional weight loss Other symptoms may include: Constipation Eye inflammation Fistulas (usually around the rectal area, may cause draining of pus, mucus, or stools)[web.archive.org] ) Serum levels of gastrin- or histamine-fast achlorhydria (absence of stomach acid) Serum micronutrient levels (malabsorption leads to deficiencies) Occult blood testing and[dermnetnz.org]

  • Peptic Esophagitis

    blood positive test acute presentation: melena / hematochezia (20%) hematemesis (30%) both melena and hematemesis (50%) perforation affects up to 6% of ulcer patients 1 generalized[radiopaedia.org] , and mucus accompanied by severe abdominal pain, tenesmus feeling of constant need to pass stools dependent on cause: antibiotics may be used to treat a bacterial infection[quizlet.com] […] stool occult blood test may diagnose bleeding that is coming from the irritation in the esophagus, stomach, or intestines.[stlukes-stl.com]

  • 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]

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