How to know if you have blood in the heces (and what happens)

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To check for the presence of blood in the intestines, it is important to be aware of some signs that may indicate problems in the intestine, such as:

  1. Color reddish of the water of the odorless after evacuating;
  2. Presence of blood on toilet paper;
  3. Red spots in the fields;
  4. Heces very dark, pasty and with a bad odor.

Furthermore, the color of the blood can also indicate which region of the intestine the bleeding comes from. The presence of blood red color alive in las heces could indicate problems in the intestine, the rectum or the year, while if the blood is dark it could indicate that the origin of the bleeding is at the level of the upper gastrointestinal tract as well as in the mouth, the esophagus or the stomach. See more about the causes of blood red in vivo en las heces.

The presence of bleeding can indicate different diseases, so the gastroenterologist should be notified if the presence of bleeding is frequent, so that the cause can be investigated, the diagnosis is made and the appropriate treatment can be indicated.

what to do

When identifying the presence of bleeding in the world, a gastroenterologist should be consulted to assess the cause of bleeding. In general, heces exams, endoscopy and colonoscopy are prescribed to verify the presence of alterations in the esophagus, stomach or intestine.

The treatment is carried out depending on the cause of the problem, and it is important to check for the presence of anemia due to blood loss through the intestine.

To find out if you have a more serious intestinal illness, see what are the symptoms of bowel cancer.

Prevention of bleeding in the heces

To prevent the onset of bleeding in the ages, it is important to maintain a balanced diet rich in fibers, vegetables, grains and fruits that help to avoid stress such as orange and grapes with shell. In addition to this, it is recommended to drink a lot of water, reduce the consumption of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes and practice regular physical activity. These attitudes are capable of improving the functioning of the intestine and preventing diseases in this organ.

It is also important to know that the blood can always be visible at a glance, it is possible that small particles can only be seen through an analysis of heces in the laboratory, which is why it is recommended that from 50 Therefore, signs that indicate bleeding in the liver are not presented, an occult blood test is carried out in the past with the aim of diagnosing intestinal cancer early. See how is the blood test hidden in the heces.

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