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Blood In Stools

Fresh visible blood after a bowel movement may be caused by hemorrhoids and anal fissures. On the other hand, black or tarry stools may indicate internal bleeding higher up in the tract.

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I am a 44-year-old, facing recurrent episodes of stools with bleeding. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44-year-old female having a height of 5'5 feet. I was having stools with bleeding before delivery and swelling near the anus that disappeared after some years. Again now I am having stools with bleeding. What could be the reason? Kindly suggest some ayurvedic medication.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. Bleeding with stool during pregnancy might have many reasons like pressure on the anal canal due to a growing uterus or sometimes piles may occur during pregnancy or due to dietary habits. Again if bleeding with sto...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from constipation for the past two months and noticed blood in my stools today. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from constipation for the past two months. I consulted a physician and he said that there was no need for the surgery. But today noticed blood in my stools. What could be the reason? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. I can understand your concern. Hard stool due to constipated bowel is a major cause of fissures which leads to pain, burning sensation, and bleeding during defecation. It needs m...  Read Full »

What causes blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old. I had a problem with bleeding in stool, so I consulted a doctor and he said it is hemorrhoids. He gave me Sitcom 100 mg for one month. I have taken this medicine and blood is not coming now but I have constipation and I took organic psyllium but did not get any bene...  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In case of rectal bleeding, there are two possibilities, one is SRUS (solitary rectal ulcer syndrome), this is an ulcer formation in the rectum due to chronic constipation, this causes bleed. Another one is hemorrhoids. I think you have srus, that can be easily treat...  Read Full »

I noticed blood in middle of stool. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,From the last few days and sometimes, not regularly, I noticed blood in the middle of the stool. Reasons I do not know. I am a vegetarian, and do not drink coffee or any tea. Since a long time, I am suffering from joints problem. One doctor says it is gout but always my uric acid level ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your complaints carefully and got your issues. You have two major complaints, bleeding per rectum and joints pain. I would like to explain it. In case of bleeding per rectum when it comes before defecation indicates hemorrhoids, however, after defecation indi...  Read Full »

Will ayurveda cure the problem of blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old male, who weighs 187.39 Ibs, and I am 5.11 feet tall. I had a problem with blood in my stool a year ago, which got cured after I took medicines. But nowadays, I have been seeing blood in my stool again. I do not have any problems like itching, pain, etc. I feel it is...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. According to your height and weight, your BMI (body mass index) is 26.23. Normal BMI should ranges between 18.5 to 24.9. So first of all, you need to reduce some weight. Blood while passing stool may have many reasons. But most common reasons...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines to treat IBD in a 7-year-old child.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 7 years old. He has diarrhea with a lot of blood in it. He goes to the washroom almost 20 times in day and night. The doctors say he has IBD. They are giving him steroid medicine to stop his blood in stool and inflammation in the intestine. What would you suggest to take, or...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) is an inflammatory disorder of the colon. It can be managed naturally through Ayurvedic medicines.  Read Full »

I observe occasional blood and mucus in stool. Is it due to Pitta dosha?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. I am having stomach problems for seven months. At first, I observed blood and mucus in my stool. The doctors detected it as an infection and first I took allopathic medicine and then homeopathic medicine. At present, I have to go to motion two to three times a ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems like colitis. Its occurrence depends on food habits and lifestyle. It can be managed naturally through ayurvedic medicines. There is a need to take ayurvedic medicines for three months regularly under a controlled diet plan. I suggest taking Bilvavaleha (Bilva...  Read Full »

My child is passing stool with bright red blood in evenings. Suggest ayurvedic cure.

Query: Hello doctor, I have an 8-year-old girl child who weighs 66.14 Ibs. She passes stool with blood in bright red color only in the evening i.e., the second time of the day when she goes to the toilet. But in the morning, she does not have any complaints. Some abdominal pain is also there. Her scan repo...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If it is before defecation then might be piles, polyps, proctitis, ulcerative colitis, amebic dysentery or a diverticulum. If it is after defecation, then might be a fissure in the anus or foreign body. It would be clear after a physical examination and other details ab...  Read Full »

How to treat blood in stools and bloating in ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor,My abdomen has been hurting for the past three weeks. Just before that, I had bright red blood in my stool, which often comes and goes every six months or so. I also have a sharp pain in the right hip and very feel sore under my right rib area. It hurts when I press around the lower abdome...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I just read your query. All the symptoms you have mentioned here and specially the bright red blood (bright red colour is indicative of fresh blood) may be due to ulcer bleed or bleeding due to some other reason in digestive tract or may have some other reason that requ...  Read Full »

What are the causes of black colored stool after taking ayurvedic medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, I started taking Ayurvedic medicines yesterday, and I have noticed that my stool has turned dark or black in color. I am suffering from severe belching and headache. I am taking Somu syrup and Shankh Vati. Last month I had the same problem, for which I took allopathic medicines.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The problem of black-colored stools is called melena.If you had it for the first time after having these ayurvedic medicines, then you need to stop these medications and consult your doctor.The medications that you are taking are used for treating gastric diseases and ...  Read Full »

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