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What causes blood in stool and shortness of breath? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Bleeding

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Bleeding, or hemorrhage, is the name used to describe blood loss. It can refer to blood loss inside the body, called internal bleeding. Or it can refer to blood loss outside of the body, called external bleeding...

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2

Kaposi's Sarcoma

Kaposi sarcoma is a cancerous tumor associated with a virus that typically appears on the skin and around the mouth, nose, genitals, or anus.

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3

Chlorine Poisoning

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Chlorine poisoning can occur when you swallow or inhale chlorine. It reacts with water inside and outside of the body to form dangerous compounds. It can cause digestive, respiratory, skin, and circulatory problems.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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