Blood On Stool Surface, Choking, Difficulty Swallowing And Fatigue

Reviewed on 4/18/2022

True choking in which the airway is obstructed is a medical emergency and warrants immediate first aid and medical intervention. Difficulty swallowing can be present due to infections of the throat or conditions involving the esophagus itself. Blood on the stool surface is often a result of bleeding hemorrhoids. However, any bleeding in the stool should be investigated by a doctor. Discuss all your symptoms with your health care provider to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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