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Observed blood drops in the rectum and excretion is painful. Treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Sep-2013
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Doctor:How are you?
User:Im good
User:just a small question
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:couple of times in 4 days, I observed blood drops in the rectum..
User:I guess that is due to over body heat, excretion is also quiet painful..
User:I took spicy curries, sambar and some similar foods for last 4dys
Doctor:There must be reason for it
User:can u please suggest getting rid of this
User:im taking coconut water
Doctor:Do you have any other symptom like constipation, etc?
User:I can say not 100%, but yes
User:there is
User:some times I take 2-3 times to clear in a day
Doctor:Is the blood coating the stools?
Doctor:It seems like anal fissure
Doctor:If we are able to take care of the constipation, it may go away
Doctor:It means that there is a crack at the anal opening that is bleeding
User:ok..I guess foods XXXXXXX in fibre
Doctor:Take prunes 3-4 in a day or XXXXXXX juice also works
Doctor:When you are going to pass stools that time apply lidocaine gel 1% at the anal opening
Doctor:Do you have some itching?
User:some times, its very rare occurance
Doctor:In that case you may use Shield cream before passing stools
Doctor:It will help relieving the pain so that you do not develop constipation as a result of pain
User:ok.. sure .. any dietary measures to be taken?
Doctor:It is also worthwhile to get examined by a general surgeon to rule out other issues
User:change in diet?
Doctor:Drink lots of fluids
Doctor:Fruits are also good
Doctor:Prunes will help with constipation
Doctor:Prunes you will find near the raisins in a grocery store
User:ok.. sure thing
User:i will get them
User:thanks for your suggestions
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:thankyou. bye!
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