Excessive production of stomach acid may result in the formation of peptic ulcers or trigger loose bowel movements, states Mayo Clinic. This condition is associated with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, which is characterized... More »

Factors such as diet, stress and irregular eating can lead to excessive acid production in the stomach, according to HealthGuidance. Spicy foods and greasy foods can increase acid production in the stomach, as can excess... More »

Acid reflux is a common condition caused by stomach acid, and the symptoms include heartburn, regurgitation and dyspepsia, says WebMD. Dyspepsia is a term for a syndrome that involves stomach pain. Symptoms of dyspepsia ... More »

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Treatment for a peptic ulcer, which affects the stomach, small intestine or esophagus, includes antibiotic medicines that eliminate H. pylori, drugs that block acid production, and antacids that relieve pain and neutrali... More »

Bleeding occurs when the intricate surface of the hemorrhoids are irritated during bowel movements, states Mayo Clinic. Also referred to as piles, hemorrhoids are inflamed and swollen veins in the lower rectum and the an... More »

Medications designed to treat ulcers also lower levels of stomach acid. The most common categories of medications include antacids, proton pump inhibitors, bismuth subsalicylate and H2 receptor antagonists, notes Madelin... More »

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Possible causes of bloody bowel movements include anal fissures, diverticular disease, petptic ulcers, esophageal disorders and angiodysplacia, according to WebMD. Polyps and cancer also sometimes cause bloody stools, al... More »

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