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Remedy for blood drop in stool - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi Doctor
User :   today i found a drop of blood in my stoool...
Doctor :   Go ahead with your query XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   ok
User :   bright red..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is your age and Have you had it in the past too
User :   it has happened earlier when i was in school, when i used to visit my home town and eating habits chnaged.
User :   my age is 25 +
Doctor :   are you on a regular diet now or Haphazard diet
User :   i had a gas/acidity issues a few weeks back,,
Doctor :   Do you feel any thing When your wash your Bottoms
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any constipations
Doctor :   related issues
User :   no
Doctor :   No was for What if you can tell me
User :   no constipation and lil buurning sensation when washing bottoms..
Doctor :   ok
User :   little*
Doctor :   I feel that you are Having Hemorrhoids or commonly Called Piles the only other differential would be Fissures and that shall need examination
User :   ok
Doctor :   Hemorrhoids shall need few changes to be done
User :   like..?
Doctor :   Bathe (preferably) or shower daily to cleanse the skin around your anus gently with warm water. Soap isn't necessary and may aggravate the problem. Gently drying the area with a hair dryer after bathing can minimize moisture, which can cause irritation.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apply ice packs or cold compresses on the anus to relieve swelling that is if you have any .
User :   no swellings..
Doctor :   None the less it shall need to be Examined by the General Surgeon to know the size and the
Doctor :   treatment measures
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   A sitz bath fits over the toilet. You can get one at a medical supply store or some pharmacies.
User :   sitz bath?
Doctor :   that is made in a porcelain to which you add the warm water and add eucalyptus and menthol to it and if needed medications so as to
Doctor :   sit on top of it and when you breath in and out it shall be taken into the site where it needs to act and hence is effective in
Doctor :   Hemorrhoids
Doctor :   locally
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also increase the fiber in your diet that shall help you
Doctor :   ease out the bowels with out constipation
Doctor :   and you shall be better
User :   what should i avoid in eating..
Doctor :   Nothing like that you need to avoid but make it a point to increase the
Doctor :   Fibers in your diet
Doctor :   Sitting too long, particularly sitting on the toilet for long periods, can increase the pressure on the veins in the anus.
Doctor :   at least 4-5 liters of water during the day are eseential
Doctor :   Eat more fruits, vegetables and grains. Doing so softens the stool and increases its bulk,
User :   ok, i ll make sure... when the last time i had it, the doctor gave me a few pills and i was gone..
User :   sorry.. it used to get over
Doctor :   no it is a condition and it shall no be gone even after you have operated
Doctor :   It shall need a through life style modification to
Doctor :   prevent its recurrence
User :   right..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Bey for now
User :   bye
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