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What causes burning sensation during bowel movements? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Mar-2014
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User:Hello Doctor
Please proceed with your query
User:from past few days am having burning sensation while passing motions
User:and saw some blood too
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Have you had similar complaints in the past?
Doctor:Did you see a doctor for the current problem or tried any medicines for the same?
User:once in the past..that time i visited a doc
User:he suggested i have enough water
User:and figs
User:in a few days it wasnormal
User:he said it must be abrasions there due to less intake of water and hard stools due to this
User:which caused the bleeding
Doctor:Are you passing hard stools again?
Doctor:Do you suffer from constipation issues?
Doctor:Do you have history of diabetes?
User:yes..was passing hard stolls for 2-3 days
User:but today its normal
User:no..i do not have diabetes
User:but i do get constipated
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms that you describe are definitely suggestive of local injuries of rectal mucosa.
Doctor:Fissure and hemorrhoids are long standing effects of chronic hard and constipated stools.
User:is it serious
Doctor:As the last time, this problem will also improve with plenty of fluids and high fibre food such as figs, green leaves and vegetables.
Doctor:If the pain is severe now, you can consider applying topical agents such as Smuth hemorrhoidal cream.
Doctor:It should be applied into the anal canal before and after passing stools.
Doctor:You can also try warm sitz bath to control pain.
User:pain is not severe but i did get worried after seeing blood
User:and while passing there is strong burning sensation
Doctor:The blood that you see is from continued injury.
User:but after some time it reduces
Doctor:It should resolve with these measures.
Doctor:you can plan a visit to a doctor again as and when possible to rule out presence of hemorrhoids.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
User:ok..should i try this natural options for a week or so and then visit the doctor
User:yes..i did
User:can i try these options for a week or so and then visit the doc
Doctor:Yes, you can try these measures.
Doctor:If you continue to bleed visit the doctor for evaluation.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:no doctor..thank you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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