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1,714 Possible Causes for Rectal Bleeding

  • Constipation

    Diagnosis of primary chronic constipation involves a multistep process initiated by the exclusion of 'alarm' features (for example, unintentional weight loss or rectal bleeding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Constipation also requires an immediate assessment if it is accompanied by worrisome symptoms such as rectal bleeding, abdominal pain and cramps, nausea and vomiting, and[web.archive.org] However, if the pain is severe, or if you have rectal bleeding , call your provider.[babycenter.com]

  • Hemorrhoids

    Colonoscopy revealed spontaneous bleeding from two rectal ectasias (portal hypertensive colopathy) located 9 cm from the anus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bright red, painless rectal bleeding during defecation is the most common presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Evaluation of rectal bleeding in patients with portal hypertension is discussed and possible therapeutic options are described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyps

    KEYWORDS: Adolescent; Cloacogenic polyps; Rectal bleeding[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Herein, we report a case presented with intermittent rectal bleeding and finally diagnosed with ganglioneuromatous polyposis and multiple adenomatous polyps in the colon.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Predictive value of rectal bleeding in screening for rectal and sigmoid polyps. Br Med J 290:1546, 1985 Wegener, M. Colorectal adenomas.[drmcdougall.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Anaphylactoid purpura, also known as Henoch-Schönleinpurpura (HSP), is an IgA-mediated vasculitis that tends to be a benign disease of childhood. Up to 50% of cases are preceded by an upper tract respiratory infection caused by group-A beta-hemolytic streptococcus and present with the common tetrad of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diverticulosis

    SCAD most often presents with rectal bleeding and subsequent endoscopic visualization reveals a well localized process with non-specific histopathologic inflammatory changes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] One of these complications is rectal bleeding, also called diverticular bleeding.[my.clevelandclinic.org] One complication of diverticular disease is rectal bleeding. Diverticular Disease Menu What is diverticular disease?[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Esophagitis

    ‘Symptoms and signs of purging habits include reflux esophagitis, abdominal cramping, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Coagulation Abnormalities

    One patient (1%) presented with hematochezia. Twenty-seven (52%) of the 52 patients screened with genetic testing had a Noonan-associated gene defect.[bloodjournal.org]

  • Carcinoma of the Rectum

    Herein, we report a 15-year-old boy who presented with rectal bleeding, lower abdominal pain, and diarrhea.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 69-year-old man was admitted to our clinic complaining of rectal bleeding and weight loss.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It is moreover one of the varieties to which a great deal of attention has been devoted in an attempt to control cancer, since a change in bowel habit and rectal bleeding[nejm.org]

  • Diverticulitis

    We describe a 9-year-old boy with Williams syndrome who presented with rectal bleeding secondary to sigmoid diverticulitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The symptoms include pain, often accompanied by fever, a change in bowel patterns and, sometimes, rectal bleeding.[web.archive.org] - The major symptoms of diverticular disease are abdominal pain, diarrhea, cramps, alteration of bowel habit and occasionally, severe rectal bleeding.[web.archive.org]

  • Gastritis

    If the illness is severe, one may suffer rectal bleeding or mucous discharge from the rectum,” Doctor Arnon said. Incubation periods vary. It can be 1-2 weeks.[generali.co.th] If a person’s symptoms worsen including frequent vomiting, vomiting after every meal, high fevers, rectal bleeding, mucous discharge, severe abdominal pain and faint, he should[generali.co.th]

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