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Orange-red blood in stools - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Been constipated lately as well as having a orangish-red blood in my stool
User :   wondering what it could be from?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when you are having this problem?
User :   maybe 1 week
Doctor :   do you have pain when passing motion?
User :   yes
Doctor :   do you feel any skin/firm growth near anal opening?
User :   i feel a bump
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   i will suggest you to get an examination done for th elump
Doctor :   it probably may be hemorrhoid
Doctor :   and you will need prescription for a lxative and pain medication
Doctor :   also you may need prescription for stool softeners
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