Bruising Or Discoloration And Change In Bowel Habits

Reviewed on 12/21/2020

Bruising or discoloration can happen after bleeding or injury of almost any type. If you experience bleeding that cannot be stopped, seek emergency medical care. A change in bowel habits can result from dietary factors or gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome. Talk to your doctor any time you are worried about your symptoms.

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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