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Hard stools with blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Im 21 years old, male and generally fit and healthy. Every 3 or 4 weeks when I goto the loo I notice blood on the toliet roll
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have constipation?
User :   No
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any bowel irregularities?
User :   No once a day
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was the stool hard in consistency?
Doctor :   Was there any pain at the anus?
User :   A little tender so to speak, but thats all
Doctor :   Ok
User :   nothing major
Doctor :   It is probably a fissure.
Doctor :   You should eat more dietary fibre, dring 2-3 glasses of luke warm water in the morning and avoid
Doctor :   refined foods like sugar or corn flour products
User :   ok, so do u not think i should visit my gp?
Doctor :   How many times did this occur?
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