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Abdominal cramps and discharge of slimy mucus blood during bowels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my stomach has been hurting/cramping since yesterday, when i had a bowel movement today, there were some blood spots and a slimy mucus strip of blood
Doctor :   HI,
User :   hey
Doctor :   Do you have fever ?
User :   doesn't feel like it
Doctor :   ok, Do you feel pain while passing stools ?
User :   not really
Doctor :   ok, Do you see any color change in the stools ?
User :   not really, just noticed little blood spots
Doctor :   ok, i would ask you to avoid spicy and hard foods for another 24 hours
Doctor :   and observe , if the episode repeats , then may need a stool examination
User :   so it's not a problem, I mean my stomach has been hurting
Doctor :   i suspect it to be dysentery , hence observe another 24 hours to confirm the diagnosis
User :   what is that, I know I've heard it
Doctor :   get a stool test if the blod in stool continues and consult a gastroenetrologist for the sameo
Doctor :   blood* same*
User :   so this was basically no help
Doctor :   Dysentry is infection in the intestines specially the coon by bacteria , causing bleeding ulcers
User :   so I mean should I worry
Doctor :   NO , need to worry
User :   ok
Doctor :   take soft foods it may limit on its own
Doctor :   and avoid milk and ,milk products
Doctor :   Are you there ?
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