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Diagnosed with Internal hemorrhoids - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   HI this is Dr XXX here
User :   hi im XXX
Doctor :   How can I help You today?
Doctor :   Please type in your query?
User :   about a year ago i saw a bit of blood in my bowl movement, so i went to visit my gp, which she examined me and was,nt concerned it was ANYTHING TO WORRY ABOUT BUT WITH MY AGE 50 SHE ARRANGED A COLONOSCOPY WHICH THEY FOUND 2 INTERNAL PILES, IVE BEEN FINE A YEAR ON BUT THE OTHER DAY I NOTICED A BIT OF BRIGHT RED BLOOD ON THE TOILET TISSUE
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   ok
User :   I HAVE SENT IT
Doctor :   Internal hemorroids
Doctor :   as it is cause a bit of bleeding, when associated with hard stools.
User :   YES I HAD THEM BANDED AND THEY SEEMED FINE EVERTHING ELSE WAS NORMAL
Doctor :   ok
User :   CAN THEY RETURN ALMOST A YEAR ON NOW
Doctor :   Have you had the problems of constipation since the banding operation?
Doctor :   was the amount of blodd in the stool very much or little AND WAS there any pain on passing bowels?
User :   NOT REALY SOMETIMES A BIT HARDER BUT QUITE NORMAL BOWL MOVEMENTS BUT I HAVE JUST HAD THE MENOPAUSE NO PERIOD FOR 6 MONTHS
User :   NO BUT VERY STINGY AND SORE AFTERWARDS
User :   THE AMOUNT WAS,NT MUCH JUST WHEN I WIPED, AND ONLY ONCE
Doctor :   the chances of internal hemorrhoids to rccurr, depends on the status, during the surgery.
User :   OK SO COULD IT HAVE BEEN A CUT OR TEAR
Doctor :   If a few of the dilated vessels are missed , probably they were not visible or not accessible they can dilate as time passes on, and bleed at a later date.
User :   OH I SEE THANKYOU
Doctor :   If the procedure was done completely, the chances of recurrence is less.
User :   NOTHING SINCE AND BOWL MOVEMENTS SEEM FINE
Doctor :   Also SINCE its been 1 year, i would advise a rectal examination, just to rule out any other condition.
User :   ALRIGHT THANKYOU
Doctor :   Do you have nay other medical query ?
User :   NO THANKYOU,
Doctor :   thank you for consulting me, here
User :   OK
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   BYE
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