I had blood when going to the loo about 2 weeks ago then last night alot more blood with clots im really worried
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Dear Bobby67i ,
Thank you for posting and I'm sorry to hear about what you are experiencing.
Have you contacted your doctor?
There are many reasons for blood in the stool, some are very treatable with medication, diet change, and minor procedures, and of course, there are more serious reasons for blood in the stool as well. For that reason, we always advise patients to seek medical care when they have blood in the stool.
Has this ever happened to you in the past, and if so, did you see a doctor for it / get it treated?
When you experience blood in the stool, the doctor will often perform a DRE (digital rectal exam) where they will both look and feel with their gloved fingers, to see if an any anal fissure (tears in the anus), hemorrhoids, or something else that could be causing the bleeding. Depending on the DRE results, any symptoms you are experiencing, and age, your doctor will determine if further tests need to be performed.
If you do not have a gastroenterologist, please start with your primary care doctor. Due to COVID they may wish to do a phone or video consult first.
Please get checked out and keep us posted. We're here for you!
~Nicole, GCCA Staff Member & Colon Cancer Connected Site Administrator.
Just a reminder - this group is here to offer support, share experiences, and offer our thoughts - but this is not medical advice, and you should always consult your medical professional(s). Additionally, for all emergencies, seek urgent medical care, never delay.
You need to call your doctor. They can tell you what needs to be done to figure out what’s going on. Good luck!
Im having 3 blood tests and stool samples done on Thursday. The doc couldnt rule out cancer im so scared i feel sick with worry
Bobby67i - I know that this is causing you a lot of anxiety. I'm so grateful that you are getting blood tests and the stool sample done on Thursday - thankfully that is just a few days away.
Please try to distract yourself and be kind to yourself during these days while you are waiting to get tests performed, as well as while you wait for the results. It is very nerve-wracking - we are here for you.
Please keep us updated when you can.
Hope all goes well on Thursday.
~Nicole @ GCCA
Hi Bobby67i ,
Any results? We're here for you.
~Nicole @ GCCA
Hi blood tests were find i did 2 stool tests one had blood in the other didnt ive been referredto hspital but cause of covid it will be weeks im s scared
Relax abit and go to the hospital that you are referred and get more tests
Hi Bobby67i ,Checking in, do you have a date yet for the appointment with the hospital?
~Nicole @ GCCA
I have a telephone consultation in 2 weeks
Hey dude, any update on your situation?
No just waiting for consultation
The consultant just rang and said becase i had been fast tracked i will get a colonoscopy appoibtment within three weeks. My anxiety is worse now ive only had rectal bleeding twice could it be serious?
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