Stool bleeding can be terrifying while rubbing after a bowel movement or from a test ordered by your specialist. We have a team of best gastroenterology specialists treating disease with Chinese traditional medication. While stool bleeding can signal a serious problem, it does not always. Here is what you need to know about the possible causes of bloody stools and treatment that what you and your doctor should do if you discover a problem.
Blood in Stool (Pakhanay main Khoon) – Bawaseer Specialist Lahore
Stool bleeding means there is bleeding someplace in your digestive tract. The fecal occult test used to track it. At other times it may visibly on toilet tissue or in the toilet after a bowel movement as red blood. Stool Bleeding that happens higher up in the digestive tract may make stool appear tarry and black.
Possible causes of blood in the stool include:
Diverticular disease: Diverticula are small pouches that project from the colon wall.
Anal fissure: A small tear or cut in the tissue lining the anus similar to the cracks that happen in chapped lips. Fissures are often initiated when passing a large, and hard stool.
Colitis: known as Inflammation of the colon. Among the common causes are infections or inflammatory bowel disease.
Angiodysplasia: A condition in which abnormal or fragile blood vessels lead to bleeding.
Peptic ulcers: An open sore in the lining of the duodenum or stomach, the upper end of the small intestine. Some peptic ulcers are caused by infection with a bacterium named Helicobacter pylori. High dose or Long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs such as naproxen, ibuprofen, and aspirin can also cause ulcers.
Polyps or cancer: Polyps are benign growths that can bleed, grow and become cancerous. It often causes bleeding that is not visible to the naked eye.
Esophageal problems: Varicose veins of the esophagus or tears can lead to severe blood loss.
Stool Bleeding Treatment at ZB Hospital Lahore
A specialist may use one of many techniques to stop the acute hemorrhage. Sometimes endoscopy is used to inject chemicals from where the bleeding occurs. If endoscopy does not control bleeding, and the specialist may use angiography to inject medication into the blood vessels to control bleeding. Beyond stopping the instant bleeding, if necessary, stool bleeding treatment involves addressing the cause of bleeding. Treatment varies depending on the cause and may include medicines such as antibiotics to treat H. pylori. Ones to suppress acid in the stomach, or anti-inflammatory drugs to treat colitis infection.
Hence treatment involves simple things you can do. These including eating a high-fiber diet to relieve constipation that can cause and aggravate anal fissures and hemorrhoids, and be sitting in hot or warm baths to relieve fissures. And your doctor will prescribe or suggest treatment based on the diagnosis.