Ask your medical question here. : My mother has just been to the bathroom and it is bright red blood. It is as if she is on her cycle. Her belly has not been hurting or has this ever happened before. What could it be?
How old are you?: 49
How long has this been going on?: A few days
Check all symptoms you are currently experiencing:
Describe associated symptoms. Her belly has not been hurting or has this ever happened before. What could it be?
Describe associated symptoms not listed above: just went to the bathroom today and that is when it started. Has happened two times already. back to back
What have you done so far to remedy this condition? Please include tests and relevant studies here.
Please list any chronic medical problems and also list any prior surgery (lacerations don't count!): High blood pressure diabeties high chol
Check all that apply to you or your immediate family (parents, siblings, grandparents):
Please list any medication allergies that you have : : Please do not list any medicines you merely dislike. True allergies produce hives and other symptoms. An upset stomach is not an allergy to a medicine. Thanks!
Please list any medications you are currently taking (and dosage if known) :: Also, please tell us if there is medicine you are supposed to be taking but are not. Thanks!
When was your last menstrual cycle?: 2 weeks ago
Are you currently using or do you have a history of tobacco use?: No
Are you currently using or do you have a history of illegal drug use?: No
Please describe your alcohol consumption :: Never
HOW QUICKLY DO YOU NEED THIS TO BE ANSWERED?: Within 8 hours
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