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Blood in stool or poo and Change in bowel habit

Conditions

Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Blood in stool or poo
  • Abdominal pain
  • Change in bowel habit
  • Bloody diarrhoea

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Bowel Cancer.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Diverticulitis

Diverticular disease and diverticulitis are related digestive conditions that affect the large intestine (colon).

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Left sided abdominal pain
  • High temperature
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Passing excessive wind

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Diverticulitis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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