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Passing blood in stools due to dysentery,treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   hi dactor
User :   are you there
Doctor :   Hi
User :   how are you
Doctor :   I am fine
Doctor :   Sorry for the delay
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   not a problem
User :   i am having blood during latrine,this is second time happened in 10 days
Doctor :   May I know your age, gender,
User :   24 male
Doctor :   occupation
User :   student
Doctor :   Height & weight?>
User :   5.11 and 70kgs
Doctor :   How are your stools?
Doctor :   Are you having loose stools?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Since when?
Doctor :   How many days>?
User :   stools means
Doctor :   Faeces/shit
User :   am not great in english
Doctor :   No problem, mine neither am I
Doctor :   !
User :   since 2 weeks
Doctor :   what other symptoms do you have?
Doctor :   Do you have pain abdomen?
Doctor :   Vomiting?
User :   nothing else but i had fever 15 days back
Doctor :   Yellowish discoloration of eyes?
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no
Doctor :   Are you on any treatment?
User :   yes doctor said that is malaria and i had treatment in india
Doctor :   For how long did your fever last?
User :   5 days
Doctor :   Did you take any treatment for that?
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok this blood that you had, was it justv a streak or frank blood?
Doctor :   It could be Dysentery
User :   reddish
Doctor :   If it was too much
Doctor :   for which you need treatment with antibiotics\
User :   ya
Doctor :   Blood in the stool has few possibilities
Doctor :   At this age I could think of Anal fissure and Piles
Doctor :   The other thing is dysentry
User :   k,so what do you want me to do
Doctor :   So it is always good to get physical examination (anal examination) by a general surgeon
User :   is it dangerous
Doctor :   He will examine the area and give you right medicines
Doctor :   If there is no problem like piles or fissure
Doctor :   If not treated now it can lead to more problems
Doctor :   Hence get it checked now, it can easily be treated
Doctor :   now
User :   k.
Doctor :   Diet tips are here
User :   any medicines
Doctor :   1) Have three times of green leafy vegetables per week
Doctor :   2) Drink 3 litres ofwater per day
Doctor :   3) Do eat home food
Doctor :   no processed or frozen foods
User :   k,any general medicines taht i have to use
Doctor :   Iron supplements
Doctor :   YOu can go to a local pharmacy and ask for stool softners
Doctor :   You can use them
Doctor :   It is available over the counter
User :   will there any scope of side affects
Doctor :   No
User :   k doctor thatnks a lot
Doctor :   Eat lot of fibre
Doctor :   This is the strong point I would like to emphasize
Doctor :   Lot of water
User :   where can i get fiber
User :   i mean in what type of food
Doctor :   you will find them in vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   thats the best option for your health
User :   apple orange like which fruits
Doctor :   and also avoid spicy food
User :   k
Doctor :   yes. apples oranges are perfect .
Doctor :   you will be finding relief soon with these life style changes
User :   can you give the medicine name for stool softner
User :   like the best one
Doctor :   Bisacodyl
Doctor :   its a good one
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will find it easily at your local pharmacy
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with ?
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