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I have bowel movement problem and taking lactulose but not satisfied with the treatment

Hi I have been having problems wit my bowel movements for about 2 yrs as a result of medications so I do take lactulose..... but only having bowel movement not very often one a week average. Im worried that somehting is wromg....weds night i too the lactulose but didnt actually go to to bathroom till about 45 min ago and some very red blood was in it but also hurt very bad now and even before i went im feeling shaky and a bit fuzzy and almost highlike. is it possible for me to have an infection or ???
Asked On : Sat, 8 Jan 2011
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hi welcome to health care magic.see because of such bad constipation you may devloped piles,fissure,fistula should concern surgeon for that.take plenty of fluid plus green leafy vegetables.because of blood loss you may developed anemia decrease hb should also check your sugar and blood pressure.chances of infection are less.


Answered: Tue, 23 Aug 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome.You are having severe constipation which might have resulted in either fissures or hemorrhoids.Consult a Gastroenterologist and get colonoscopy done and get the treatment accordingly.Also you will have to develop good lifestyle in the form of regular and vigorous exercises,plenty and plenty of water,green leafy vegetables and fresh fruits in plenty.Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 23 Sep 2011
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
Since you are having chronic constipation you might have strained a lot while doing
motion, and hard stool might have ruptured some small capillaris leading to bleeding.
At time there can be fissure formation due to chronic irritation,which might be giving
you pain.Use some stool softner like cremaffin for few days continuoulsy might help
you to get rid of pain and bleeding. To correct chronic constipation regular exercise,
drinking plenty of water, taking fresh fruits and diet high i fibre like green leafy vegetables, salads etc can help you to overcome constipation.Your weakness may be
in relation to blood loss get done your haemoglobin test as well and in need may consult your doctor. Thanks
Answered: Fri, 23 Sep 2011
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