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Blood In The Stool With Hepatitis

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BLOOD IN MY STOOL

Im a South African and have been on HIV meds since 2005 and take efavirenz and truvada. I noticed blood on my stool round about march this year and the doctor administered barium enema because he was suspecting that this might be a sign of cancer....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Meds unlikely to be causing blood in stool. Most common cause is an external or internal hemorrhoid followed by polyps, fissures,A/V telangiectasias, infections, and tumors. Often monitoring or sigmoidoscopy/colonscopy might be warranted to sort... Read more »

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Posted by NeverAgain, 3 Replies
Well, I need some help on this one, Can blood in stool be a sign of HIV infection (early infection) ? Read more »

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Is blood in a stool a symptom? I read yesterday that green stool is not a symptom but what about little blood particles on toilet paper after defecating? (Sorry for the visual) Read more »

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Blood in stool

Posted by bumper65
Hey, I just recently noticed blood in my stool. I feel fine. Except for the overwhelming heat in Phoenix. I'm just concerned. Anyone experience this? It's not much blood, just enough for me to notice it, no pain whatsoever. Hope all is well. Read more »