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Blood In The Stool With Hepatitis

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hepatitis and stools

In late stage chronic or acute hepatitis, would it be possible for stools to retain the same characteristic punngent odor? If so, is this bile or damaged liver cells being excreted? Can stools be checked for bile levels or damaged liver cells...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
It should be kept in mind that there is great variation in what are "normal" stools and many factors such as diet, medications, vitamins, etc. can alter stool color and consistency. In acute hepatitis, stools may be described as light or... Read more »

when passing stool, no stool, only blood. please help !

I am a 23 years male old, and have "Piles" but they are almost gone, when this morning i passed some stool,normally.In the afternoon, my abdomen started to gurgle, as if i wanted to pass gas, so i went to the washroom. Upon defecation , I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately there is not much I can do for you over the Internet. If you are passing significant amounts of blood per rectum, you need to be seen by a physician, either your personal physician or an emergency room/urgent care doctor as soon... Read more »

Loose stools and sperm color PLEASE HELP!!!

Hi,I'm on ART 2 line for the past two months now (taking Atazanavir 300mg/day, ritonavir 100mg/day, lamivudine 150mg twice/day, zidovudine 300mg twice /day) My CD4 counts is very low last month on 9th of june it was 64 before it was 26 before I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Ritonavir boosted protease inhibitors seem to have annoying gut side effects (including many that you describe) in a significant subset of patients taking them. Other conditions (ie parasite or other infections, lactose or gluten intolerance) can... Read more »

blood in stool?

Can Blood in ones stool indicate HIV or ARS?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Blood in stool is not due to HIV itself, but can be due to some of the opportunistic complications of advanced HIV disease, such as CMV colitis.... 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.

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Blood in stool ?

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) ?

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Blood in stool????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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 »

blood in stool

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
isn't this just f*cking great. what the f*ck is going to be next. i had a bought of diarrhea over the weekend and just thought i ate some bad seafood. now yesterday and today i've had blood every time i had a bowel movement. i don't mean just a... Read more »