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Bleeding during defecation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I have been having painful and bloody BMs for 2 months, the pain is getting better but the bleeding is getting worse. Today it was so bad all the water in the toilet was completely pinkish/red after a BM(today is the first day I have had this much blood). The bleeding seemed to have stopped soon after.Does that sound like hemorrhoids? Or could it be something worse? Should I be seen by a doctor?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Ok Let me read it first
User :   hello
User :   k thanks
Doctor :   Immediately you should see the doctor
Doctor :   You see the blood loss now
User :   I only seem to bleed during a BM
Doctor :   but you may not notice the un ppparent blod loss
Doctor :   Yes yu have to see the doctor
Doctor :   WHat is your age
User :   21
User :   I started having problems after I had my son
User :   10 weeks ago
Doctor :   Do you hve painful bowel movement
Doctor :   Do you see blood on the tissue
User :   I think it started out as constipation, but now the stool seems fine (not hard or too large anymore). It was really painful before, it still hurts but not as much
User :   I have had blood on the tissue, today is the first day the blood changed the color of the water
Doctor :   Ok it appears to be Hemorrhoids
Doctor :   or anal fissure
Doctor :   You should see the doctor for a physical examinatin
User :   will they heal on thier own?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   There are some things you should follow
Doctor :   diet, water, regular bowel movements

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