Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Blood in the Bowel Movements 92 Causes

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There are 9 common conditions that can cause Blood in the Bowel Movements.
  1. Anal Fissure
  2. Bacterial Gastroenteritis
  3. Fecal Impaction
  4. Food Poisoning
  5. Gastritis
  6. Gastroenteritis
  7. Hemorrhoids
  8. Intestinal Polyps
  9. Viral Gastroenteritis
There are 13 somewhat common conditions that can cause Blood in the Bowel Movements.
  1. Abdominal Injury
  2. Angiodysplasia
  3. Bleeding from Anticoagulant
  4. Campylobacter Enteritis
  5. Diverticulitis
  6. Drug Side Effect
  7. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  8. Laxative Abuse
  9. Malabsorption
  10. Peptic Ulcer Disease
  11. Pregnancy
  12. Rotavirus
  13. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
There are 15 uncommon conditions that can cause Blood in the Bowel Movements.
  1. Anal Injury
  2. Anorectal Foreign Body
  3. Cirrhosis
  4. Coagulopathy
  5. Crohn's Disease
  6. Esophageal Varices
  7. Liver Injury
  8. Low Platelet Count
  9. Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  10. Mallory Weiss Tears
  11. Perianal Abscess
  12. Proctitis
  13. Salmonella Infection
  14. Swallowed Foreign Body
  15. Thrombosed Hemorrhoid
There are 55 rare conditions that can cause Blood in the Bowel Movements.
  1. Anal Cancer
  2. Anthrax
  3. Aplastic Anemia
  4. Aspirin Overdose
  5. Behcet's Syndrome
  6. Boutonneuse Fever
  7. Colorectal Cancer
  8. Congo Hemorrhagic Fever
  9. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  10. Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
  11. Factor 10 Deficiency
  12. Factor 2 Deficiency
  13. Factor 5 Deficiency
  14. Factor 7 Deficiency
  15. Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  16. Gardner's Syndrome
  17. Hemochromatosis
  18. Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  19. Hemophilia A
  20. Hemophilia B
  21. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
  22. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
  23. Hookworm Infection
  24. Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  25. Intussusception
  26. Ischemic Bowel Disease
  27. Juvenile Polyposis
  28. Kaposi's Sarcoma
  29. Leishmaniasis
  30. Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever
  31. Meckel's Diverticulum
  32. Mesenteric Vascular Occlusion
  33. Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  34. Necrotizing Vasculitis
  35. Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  36. Periarteritis Nodosa
  37. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
  38. Platelet Function Disorder
  39. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  40. Pseudomembranous Colitis
  41. Radiation Enteritis
  42. Rectal Prolapse
  43. Rift Valley Fever
  44. Schistosomiasis
  45. Scurvy
  46. Sexual Assault
  47. Shigella Infection
  48. Snakebite
  49. Thrombasthenia
  50. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  51. Toxic Megacolon
  52. Ulcerative Colitis
  53. Von Willebrand's Disease
  54. Yellow Fever
  55. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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