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Blood in stools, lower back pain and constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi noticed some red blood on my stool this morning. I am on my
Period and wondered if the blood could be from there? I have a lot of low back pain and feel like I need a poo quite a bit. Feeling rather worried as long with this I have had an on off uti for 7 weeks. No bloating but have had more gas recently
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   Hello
Doctor :   let me read your qyer
Doctor :   Is it plain blood or mixed with stool?
User :   No it appeared to be on the stool not in the stool I got the poo out of
Doctor :   How much is the quantity?
User :   The bowl and looked through it there was none that I could see with the eye. There was not much about quarter of a centumeter
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did it happen earlier too?
User :   It happened in may when I was very constipated
Doctor :   What is your age and weight?
User :   I am 39 and weigh 13st 10lbs
Doctor :   Do you take to good number of vegetables and fruits per day?
Doctor :   Do you take enough fibre and water?
User :   Probably not enough no
Doctor :   Ok, I think the blood is because of the anal fissure or hemorrhoids
User :   Lots of water not much fibre i don't suffer from constipation normally only the one time
Doctor :   You need an examination
Doctor :   The blood, constipation issues in the past and the lower back pain
User :   Yes I am going today. Hopefully all will be ok
Doctor :   all made me think about this
Doctor :   I hope too
User :   Thank you. I had constipation after doing a slimming drink diet that was high in fibre and I didn't drink enough. But will get checked out anyway
Doctor :   Right
Doctor :   Do you have more questions?
Doctor :   I can answer for you
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