There are many different risk factors for GI bleeding. Most times, GI bleeding is found in those of an older age. Some think this is because of increased pain medication usage, which can attribute to GI bleeding. Additionally previous ulcers may increase your risk for developing GI bleeding. In addition to these risk factors, GI bleeding is also associated with frequent usage of alcohol, steroids, and anticoagulants.
- Q What are the symptoms of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding?
- Q What is the rate of incidence for GI bleeding?
- Q What is gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding?
- Q What do I need to know about caring for someone with GI bleeding?
- Q How do I manage my GI bleeding on a daily basis?
- Q What are the symptoms of blood in the stool?