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   Posted 12/2/2008 3:22 PM (GMT -7)   
it has been a while since i've posted anything.
hope everyone is doing okay as much as possible.
i have 1 question.
last 2 days i've had blood after bowel movements. no D or pain but the blood has a the color of a bleeding a nose. i got i feeling that it's my hemmies.
Should i be worried?
please advise
39 yrs old male. dx with cd of ileum June 2006.
3 feet of large intestine and 1 1/2 feet of small intestine removed because of complications from diverticulitis (fall '03) i.e. hartman's surgery(starting to wonder if i was misdiagonized and was actually CD)
med. : 100mg, remicade Dec.06 every 6 weeks
 arthritis in fingers and knees

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Date Joined Jul 2005
Total Posts : 733
   Posted 12/2/2008 4:23 PM (GMT -7)   
If it's bright red, I think you're probably correct in assuming it is your hemmies. If the bleeding was further into your system it would darken your stool, but very little (if any) would reach the toilet that bright of a red. Hopefully an expert will come along and verify that...

I would probably still get it checked out if it's never happened before, just to make sure that it is indeed the hemmies and nothing else hiding just out of sight. I wouldn't worry, but I would make an appointment soon just to be safe.
27f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
(miscarried at 13 weeks, now waiting to heal before trying again)
Stopped Humira August 22nd, 2008.
Went Gluten-Free, noticing some definite improvement.
Started LDN October 27th, and already LOVING IT.

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