Blood in the Stool in Tulsa, OK

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A bloody stool shows that bleeding is occurring somewhere in your GI tract. There could be a few possible causes of blood in your stools. Some of the possible causes are not urgent concerns, although it is important to consult with a GI provider at an Adult Gastroenterology Associates location near you if you are experiencing bloody stools. When your stool has light red blood in it, this often points to a problem in the lower GI tract, such as the anus or rectum. A darker shade of blood present in your stool normally signals that the bleeding originates in earlier part of the gastrointestinal system, like the stomach, small bowel, or colon. Seek help in determining the cause of the bleeding; contact your nearest Tulsa, OK location to request a consultation.

Blood in the stool could result from a few different factors and could be a symptom of a substantial health condition. Possible reasons for blood in the stool include:

  • Hemorrhoids
  • Rectal ulcer
  • Colon cancer
  • Intestinal growths
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticulosis
  • Colitis

Blood in your stool can be an indication of a minor condition, such as an anal fissure or hemorrhoids. Regardless, because of the complexity of the problems that are linked to bloody stools, it is important to request a consultation at your nearest Adult Gastroenterology Associates location as soon as you're able. Our specialists regularly care for people throughout Tulsa, OK who notice this symptom and can determine a diagnosis. The sooner they uncover a condition leading to blood in the stool, the more favorable the outcome for your health.

If you have detected bleeding in your stools and are looking for a solution, contact an Adult Gastroenterology Associates near you to request a consultation with a GI provider. Our expert teams in Tulsa, OK can diagnose your concerns and give you the solution needed to help you live without worry.

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