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Hemmoroids, dark stools with trace of blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How may i help you
User :   i have dark, smaller stool, with a trace of blood on the toilet paper
User :   i do have a history with hemmoroids
Doctor :   From when do have this problem?
User :   past couple days with the darker stool
Doctor :   Is the blood frank or dark coloured
Doctor :   Ok
User :   lighter colour
Doctor :   When have you been diagnosed to have haemmorids
User :   early on this year, was given prep.h and went away shortly after
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   First let me give some tips to prevent worsening of your condition
User :   ok
User :   also have been under alot of stress lately
Doctor :   You start taking Syrup Lactulose 2 tsp in the night before bed
User :   ok
Doctor :   Then some small changes in food habits
Doctor :   R u non veg
User :   i dont eat red meat
Doctor :   DO u smoke, consume alcohol
Doctor :   ok
User :   on occasion
Doctor :   You should add lot of fibre to your diet
User :   ok
Doctor :   like Vegetables, whole fruits, cereals,
User :   already do
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water
User :   already do
Doctor :   R u having any difficulty in passing stools
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have constipation
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do u involve in outdoor activities
Doctor :   May i know your age and occupation
User :   try to, but in the summer heat it is very tough for me, i also have ms
Doctor :   You also have to keep smoking and alcohol occasional for while
User :   i am 31 and i work as a food server
Doctor :   MS?
User :   yes sir
User :   multiple sclerosis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you practise meditation
User :   yes
User :   occasionly
Doctor :   Can you make it more regular , it will help to reduce stress to greater extent
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is ypour eating habits on regular phase
Doctor :   * your
User :   usually, but being so busy in the summer time, it is diificult to
User :   i have lost roughly 20 pounds in the summer months
Doctor :   AAAAAAA should be your primary concern
Doctor :   so plz do have regular food habits
User :   ok
Doctor :   As you have a pre existing condition
User :   ok
Doctor :   Its in your hands to not to aggrevate it
User :   ok
User :   will my stool go back to normal?
Doctor :   You are sure u dont have any pain isn't
Doctor :   Yes
User :   no pain at all
Doctor :   Follow what i said
User :   should i go se my fam. doctor?
User :   *see
Doctor :   Have regular and fibrous food
Doctor :   If bleeding persists for more than 1 day i would prefer you to go
Doctor :   Bye for now
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