A couple of days ago I overstrecthed to reach something and had an awful searing pain in the lower

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left side of the abdomen. Ever since I have been passing blood in my wee and have rectal bleeding, no pain since. I am worried it's not constantly bleeding seems to be just when I wake up. I am a 53 year old lady who lives in the uk

I know I should probably go to A&E but am very worried and not sure what to do.

I know your not doctors, just wondering if anyone has ever done this before.

Many thanks in advance

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    I'd go see your doctor or out of hours service or something.  That's sounds wrong. Good luck in getting it sorted. 

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      Thank you Sam They are closed till Monday couldn't have happened at a worst time for me, I am getting an MRI on my spine and pelvis on the 18th of this month, then I am moving to a new bungalow on the 28th sad  not sure what to do as I dont bleed during the day, just when I get up.

      Thank you for your concern and reply.

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      The doctors may be closed but a and even aren't.  I wouldn't leave that it sounds wrong to me. 

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    Re:  the MRI scan;  you don't say what this is for.  My guess is that the incident that you have just described may be related, and that in over reaching, something has become displaced and caused the bleeding.  I agree with other members, that you probably trot along to A&E as you do not want to run the risk of an infection.  In the meantime, I wold drink plenty of water, probably a quality bottled water is best.  But do either go to A&E, call 111 or your surgery's emergency number.  Try not to be afraid and put things off.  I suspect that it may be related to the above in some way.  Good luck, don't worry, but take action.

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      Thank you Tallulah

      I will be phoning 999 shortly it's strange as I dont get any bleeding during the day, just on the morning when I get up rolleyes never known anything like it.

      The MRI is for my spine and pelvis as I have osteopsorisis and dodgy bones lol.

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    Hi yvonne470

    I would imagine that you will be referred to a Urologist if there is blood in your urine you may have a kidney infection that is causing the pain...rectsl bleeding if bright red could be anal fissure or heamorrroids...go to A and E or as you said ring 999 for ambulance service..you can't wait 'til 18th Sept..you need to be seen now incase you do ave an infection and need antibiotics...best wishes...

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    Just a quick update rolleyes I went to see my gp yesterday and he has reffered me to a gynaecologist as he suspects gynaecology cancer. I am worried as he has fasttracked this appointment so that I will be seen within the two week window sad

    So if any of you ever get these symptoms please don't be embarassed to go to your gp like I was. The earlier its caught the better the recovery.

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