Arthritis patients take medications that increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. It's critical that you know the signs before it's too late.
Blood in the stool may be caused by hemorrhoids, anal fissures, colon polyps, cancer, diverticular bleeding, or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
There are a few recommended colorectal screening tests, some that require only a stool sample and others that look for polyps and cancer in the colon.
With colorectal cancer increasing, especially in young adults, it's worth knowing signs and symptoms of rectal cancer, including bloody or thin stools.
Black, tarry stools can be caused by certain foods, supplements, medications, or bleeding in the digestive tract. Find out more.
Stomach cancer signs and symptoms can be obvious or very subtle, and often mimic the symptoms of other medical conditions. What are the warning signs?
Shepherd's purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris) is an herb used to treat bleeding and other conditions, but often with side effects.
Small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) is a blood cancer mainly affecting lymph nodes. Reviewed by a board-certified physician.
Common signs and symptoms of leukemia may include fatigue, weakness, fevers, enlarged lymph nodes, bruising, abdominal pain, and more. Learn more.
When you see it in the toilet bowl, you may wonder what can cause red stool or black stool. One reason is blood, but the others may surprise you.