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Blood in stools on consuming oily or warm food, small mass near anus. Recommend specialist?

Dear Sir, Past two months i have been observed some blood with stool and in last 3 months i got it for at least 3 times , this also when i have taken some oily and warm foods. sir i observed some little round mass near the hole of the stool passing area and the blood is coming in some time in a month only . blood is very red dark. all other , no pain, no itching and no other problem passing the stool. Please advice me the subject , i have not started any medicine till date and want to start the medicine as well as if you know a good doctor in i want to have a appointment with him.
Asked On : Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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Hello and welcome to Healthcare Magic. Thanks for your query.

Your symptoms may be indicative of hemorrhoids (or piles). Sometimes, an anal fissure, which is caused due recurrent constipation and passing hard stools, can also cause blood in stools and an anal mass. I would advise you to contact a general surgeon for further examination and treatment.

I would also suggest you to modify your diet - to avoid spicy and oily foods and to include more healthy and nutritious food. Avoid constipation by drinking plenty of fluids and increasing the fibre content in your food (like green leaves and vegetables, fruits, etc.). You can also take a natural fibre laxative like Naturolax or Fybogel.

Best wishes,
Dr. Sheeba Stephen
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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