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Having piles problem. Blood found in stool. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 23-Aug-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi doctor
User:actually , i am currently having piles prb . i do not have any pain or discomfort , its just that i have little blood after passing stool (mainly at time of washing or wipeing with tissue)
User:so what should i do ?
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Since when is this problem?
User:few days
Doctor:Do you have loose stools?
Doctor:Have you had similar problems in the past?
User:last yr i had this prb , i got doc suggested me , dafloon & faktu (something like this)shield tube
User:it got better after a week at that time.
Doctor:Do you have any other medical illness?
User:not loose .. ok
Doctor:Do you have any other medical illness?
User:spmetime back was suffering from h.pylori infection, GERD,... and was on medication for almost a 1 yr for same.
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Blood in the end of stool is mostly due to local rectal causes.
Doctor:Fissure, hemorrhoids are the commonest cause.
Doctor:While infections and polyps are other cause.
Doctor:It would be difficult to predict which of these could be the cause.
User:ya but i have afterward
Doctor:A per rectal examination is essential to confirm the cause.
User:so need to visit a doctor then. actually shifted my town last month. so didn't knew much abt this city
Doctor:Therefore, a visit to a doctor is essential.
Doctor:You can visit any local doctor/surgeon to get these test done.
Doctor:In the meantime, try warm sitz bath and drink plenty of water.
Doctor:These will help you.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes .thanks
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:thanks . bye
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