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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Practicing since : 2004
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User :   hi doc ,today when i go for potty blood was there
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Dr... here
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed.
User :   ok
Doctor :   May i know your age?
User :   28
Doctor :   Since when are you having blood in stool?
User :   today itself
Doctor :   Is there any pain, burning or itching in the rectal area?
User :   no but doing potty i have to apply much preasure
User :   and it some how painfull
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptom? Is the blood mixed with stool or came out after passing stool?
User :   i has just preagnant 8 months back i have son 8 months old
Doctor :   Do you have regular constipation and always you have to strain?
User :   not regular but sometime
User :   but blood comes first time
Doctor :   Are you pregnant right now or you mean to say you were pregnant?
User :   i was pregnant.i have 8 month old baby
Doctor :   Was the blood red or black in colour?Is the blood mixed with stool or came out after passing stool?
User :   i think mixed and was red in color
Doctor :   This can be due to many reasons as prolonged periods of standing or sitting , strenuous work, obesity, general weakness of the tissues of the body, mental tension, not having proper diet and heredity.
User :   ok so wht action should i take
Doctor :   1)Avoid constipation. Have diet rich in fibre and fruits and green veggies.
Doctor :   2)Have buttermilk daily after adding pepper powder in it for few days.
User :   k
Doctor :   3)Have plenty of water and fresh juices.
User :   hmm
User :   should i consult personally any doctor
User :   or wait for some time
Doctor :   If all these things then you need to get yourself examined by a general surgeon, he may use rectoscope or colonoscope to see the exact cause.
Doctor :   If constipation is the cause then first avoid having it as it leads to bleeding
User :   k
Doctor :   I mean if all these things do not help
User :   i will follow ur advice and wait for sometime
Doctor :   Have Isabgol daily before sleeping and then notice if you still have blood.
User :   k.iam feeding baby
Doctor :   Soak 10 to 15 coriander seeds in water overnight and in the morning strain this water and have, it helps in curing bleeding in stool
User :   it will cause any problem to him if i take isabgol
Doctor :   You can continue feeding the baby.
User :   k
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have sid?
Doctor :   *said
User :   ya
User :   thanks alot
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
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