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Hemorrhoids, no IBS in colonoscopy, surgical treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   I have problem of blood coming out form anal while passing motions I am cosulting one Dr I just wanted to have second opinion on it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please proceed i will help you
User :   I had my colonoscopy done
Doctor :   ok
User :   It detected hemorriods in Anal cannel
Doctor :   ok
User :   I started with some medicine which helped for some time
User :   but it happening again when I take some spicy food
User :   So Finally I referred to general sergary dept ment
User :   now they suggesting to have operation of piles
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did the doctor do an examination ?
User :   Yes he did
User :   so these hemorriods and piles are same as he said
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   hemmorhoids is the medical term for piles
Doctor :   they are one and the same
User :   Ok. So If opt for Surgary and get it removed my bleeding problem will go away
Doctor :   yes , it will stop bleeding
Doctor :   apart from that you will also need to make some lifestyle modifcations
User :   right now I am stopped taking non-veg and spicy food since problem started
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest you cut down on them and include a lot of fibre in your diet
Doctor :   you must try to regularize your bowel habits
Doctor :   the aim is to stay away from constipation
Doctor :   do not sit for long in one place
Doctor :   take sufficient breaks
User :   Right now I am consuming green vegitables, fruits, milk, rice only, But basically I like non-veg diat so after surgery also I need to continue with this diat?
Doctor :   daily physical activity is complusory
Doctor :   yes you can continue the diet
Doctor :   green vegetables , fruits and whole grains are rich in fibre
Doctor :   its not needed that you cut down non veg
User :   Rearding constipation, when I start bleeding problem I and having lose stool and not hard ones, So still there is chance of constipation
Doctor :   this is not constipation
Doctor :   it could be a colon inflammation
Doctor :   loose stools and alternate constipation would indicate an inflammatory bowel disease hence doctor recommended colonoscopy
User :   Ok so normal clonoscopy report means I haven't had bowel didease
Doctor :   yes, you do not have any problem
Doctor :   i would relate this to piles alone
Doctor :   avoid coffe, tea
Doctor :   if you smoke or drink alcohol cut down completely
Doctor :   more often spicy food could also cause loose stools
User :   I stooped it now. Also from past exp. I made out that whenever I take spicy food I immediately stated with bleeding problem, like in morning I taken food and in evening it piles problem is so senetive?
Doctor :   piles may get aggravated if your diet is not good
Doctor :   the more the spicy food the more the difficulty
Doctor :   more than this , lack of physical activity is a main reason
User :   yes I have a job I sit on one position for long time
User :   with less physical activity
Doctor :   you need to take breaks
Doctor :   and i emphasize on daily physical activity
Doctor :   like brisk walk, jog, gym
Doctor :   this must be a routine
User :   I started with walk after dinner, I will increase physical activities now also I will start taking regular breaks from my sit,
User :   So If I take break after every 2 3 hours It will be ok ?
Doctor :   yes , that would be great
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   move around as much as you can at work
Doctor :   and exercise when not at work
Doctor :   for at least 30 to 45 mins a day
Doctor :   drink lot of water daily
User :   Yes So after surgary I can take little spicy food and non-veg?
Doctor :   yes you can consume in moderation
User :   before surgary should I go for another doctor opinion, To whom I can show colonoscopy reports
User :   basically I am new in Bangalore so I haven't had any exp of doctors here
Doctor :   you may have to see a general surgeon
Doctor :   do you want us to refer you some doctor ?
User :   yes that would be great
Doctor :   ok
User :   sure, thanks, bye
Doctor :   wish you a successful treatment
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