Symptom: Bloody stool


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Bloody stool: Blood appearing in the stool.
Introduction: Blood in the stool may be a sign of rectal bleeding or gastrointestinal bleeding. Certain conditions may lead to bloody diarrhea. Any bleeding symptom needs prompt professional medical advice.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Bloody stool:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Bloody stool (77 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Bloody stool (11 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Bloody stool (41 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Bloody stool (1 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Bloody stool: bloody diarrhea (9), rectal bleeding (35)
    Bloody stool type of: Bleeding symptoms (146), Stool symptoms (173), Stool color (45), Rectal bleeding (35)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Bloody stool: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Bloody stool as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Bloody stool: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Bloody stool as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Bloody stool: The following list of conditions have 'Bloody stool' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Amebic dysentery ... blood in stool
  • Anal fissure ... rectal bleeding, blood in stool, bright red blood on toilet paper

    B

  • Bowel Obstruction ... blood-stained mucus passed

    C

  • Campylobacter food poisoning ... bloody diarrhea
  • Cervical Cancer ... blood in stool
  • Chancroid ... rectal bleeding
  • Cirrhosis of the liver ... blood in stool
  • Colitis ... blood in stool
  • Colorectal cancer ... blood in stool
  • Colorectal Polyps ... rectal bleeding, blood in stool
  • Crohn's disease ... rectal bleeding

    D

  • Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli ... bloody diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease ... rectal bleeding, blood in stool
  • Dysentery ... bloody stool

    E

  • E-coli food poisoning ... bloody diarrhea
  • Ebola ... bloody diarrhea
  • Enterocolitis ... rectal bleeding
  • Escherichia coli O157:H7 ... bloody diarrhea
  • Esophageal varices ... blackened blood in feces

    F

  • Food allergies ... blood in the stool
  • Food poisoning ... bloody stool

    G

  • Gastritis ... blood in stool
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding ... rectal bleeding, blood in stool, blood in stool, blood on toilet paper
  • Gonorrhea ... blood in stool

    H

  • Hemolytic uremic syndrome ... blood in stool
  • Hemorrhoids ... rectal bleeding, blood in stool, blood on toilet paper
  • Hookworm ... blood in stool

    I

  • Intestinal obstruction ... blood-stained mucus passed

    P

  • Peptic Ulcer ... blood in stool
  • Portal hypertension ... blood in stool
  • Proctitis ... rectal bleeding, blood in stool

    R

  • Rectal prolapse ... blood in stool

    S

  • Schistosomiasis ... blood in stool
  • Shigellosis ... bloody diarrhea, bloody stool
  • Small Intestine Cancer ... blood in stool
  • Stomach cancer ... blood in stool

    T

  • Thrombocytopenia ... blood in stool
  • Typhoid fever ... blood in diarrhea

    U

  • Ulcerative colitis ... Rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, blood in stool

    W

  • Whipworm ... bloody diarrhea, bloody stools

    Y

  • Yersiniosis ... bloody diarrhea
    Conditions listing complications: Bloody stool: The following list of conditions have 'Bloody stool' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    C

  • Constipation ... rectal bleeding


    Last revised: May 10, 2004

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