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Diet for a patient with constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   r u there
User :   i have problem of piles
Doctor :   sicne when
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   since lat month and i'm just 19
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u pass blood in stools
Doctor :   r u there
User :   it,sjust in starting stage .no blood .only a difficulty in passing stools at the beggining
Doctor :   did u see any doctor
User :   no
Doctor :   for this problem
Doctor :   it is constipation
Doctor :   any time u had blood in stools?
Doctor :   was colonoscopy done any anytime
User :   i was advised that it can be self treated
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the stools hard
User :   not alway,s
Doctor :   colonoscopy can detect the piles
Doctor :   u need to get evaluated first
Doctor :   i will give u self care tips
Doctor :   to overcome ur problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   please
Doctor :   Eat more fruits, vegetables and grains. Doing so softens the stool and increases its bulk, which will help lessen the straining
Doctor :   Drink plenty of liquids
Doctor :   Stay active to reduce pressure on veins, which can occur with long periods of standing or sitting, and to help prevent constipation.
Doctor :   Avoid long periods of standing or sitting.
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   If you wait to pass a bowel movement and the urge goes away, your stool could become dry and be harder to pass.
Doctor :   have a banana after food
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i was aneamic few months before and doctor advised me to have fesovit for two months and since then the problem arised
Doctor :   iron tablets
User :   yes.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it will cause constipation
User :   i had irregular periods that's why
Doctor :   u need to follow the instructions
User :   ok
Doctor :   as i suggest above
Doctor :   drink plenty of water
Doctor :   u need to consume more of green vegetables when ur taking this tablet
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   yes...is this piles gonna cure completely
Doctor :   this is not piles
User :   then???????/
Doctor :   its constipation
Doctor :   nothing to get worried
Doctor :   u just follow the instructions i said u before
Doctor :   have more fibre content when comsume
Doctor :   consume sorry
User :   then why is this small pimple like thing below my anus and whenever i finish passing my stools i get burning sensation
Doctor :   u didnt tel it before
User :   sorry
Doctor :   it can be fissure in ano
Doctor :   but u will have bleeding in botht the caes
Doctor :   piles and fissure in ano
Doctor :   or crack in anal canal
Doctor :   or small tear
User :   but i dont!!
User :   i'mconfused
Doctor :   dont be confused
Doctor :   just consult a physician
Doctor :   only after examination we can tell the exact cause
Doctor :   right now can u just follow the instructions i gave u
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u can consult a physician
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/No
User :   it worsens wen i eat dark chocolates n non veg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so what would u like us to help you with now
User :   is it ok to have at this age??
Doctor :   get a colonoscopy done and get back to us
User :   thank you n sorry for repeating questions . it's that i'm a little nervous
Doctor :   nothing to worried
Doctor :   it might be simple constipation or fissure in ano
Doctor :   or piles
Doctor :   get a colonoscopy done
User :   ok thank u
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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