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What was the reason for getting colostomy done?
When was colostomy done?
Are there any other symptoms other than blood coming out?
About 9 months ago
There are cramps and diareah
Is blood fresh ?
It it scanty blood or more?
More than just a small amount
From the symptoms it looks gastro-enteritis.
What test would need to be done for this and what is gastro enteritis
Diarrhea with crampy pain are symptoms which are common with gastro-enteritis.
Its infection of GIT usually cause is either viral or bacterial. Usually treatment is directed towards maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance.
Generally the diagnosis is clinical.Stool analysis can help to confirm the diagnosis.
Antibiotics are part of treatment if other measures fail and if cause is bacterial infection.
Where may the infection come from to start this?
Likely infection is in intestine proximal to colostomy opening.
In view of blood along with diarrhea it would be ideal to bring these symptoms to the notice of your doctor.
Thanks very much this has been helpful. Bye...Perry
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