Abdominal pain and bloody stool

Patient

Q: I'm a 31 year old man in great health. The other day I came home from work feeling fine, had dinner then went to bed. About 20 minutes after going to bed I had intense lower abdominal pain so bad that I blacked out. When I awoke, I had pins and needles in both hands and I was sweating like crazy, along with dry mouth, I went to use the toilet and found blood in my stool. What could this be from?

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