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Passing of hard stools with pain and blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi
User :   i am suffering frompiles
Doctor :   ok. please describe your symptoms in details.
User :   around 15 days was paining while passing the stool
User :   the stool was ahd
Doctor :   ok. was this associated with mucus or blood in it?
User :   and from then everytime when the stool is pass it pains
Doctor :   do you feel any growth (soft or firm or hard)at the anal opening?
User :   twice i hav seen blood in it............
User :   hard
Doctor :   how is your diet? please describe it. do you include green leafy vegetables and fruit servings in it? if yes how many times a day and how many times a week?
Doctor :   are consuming enough water say about 2-3 liters per day?do you have excessive tea/coffee intake (more than 2 times a day)?
User :   earlier my food habit was not good.............everyday i used to take non veg food
User :   rich, oily, and meat
User :   but from last 15 days............ihave stopped eating meat(Mutton and Beef ) only chicken i m havng
User :   i am also making it a point to drink at least 3 litres of water everyday
Doctor :   ok.
User :   I have reduce Tea and coffee intake to once a day
Doctor :   do you include green leafy vegetables and fruit servings in your diet? if yes how many times a day and how many times a week?
User :   from last 15 days i am including green veg altleat 1nc a day and fruits also once a day
Doctor :   ok. I would advise you to increase fruit servings to 3 per day
User :   ok
Doctor :   alos drink 1 glass of warm water before sleeping
User :   ok
Doctor :   include the big yellow banana in diet, it helps
Doctor :   go ahead with getting examined by a gastroenterologist or a general surgeon to know which stage of piles you are in, and if any complications are present
Doctor :   if you are in advanced stage and with complications like fissure , then surgical correction would be needed
Doctor :   the examination done will also help to know if the piles is external or internal
Doctor :   and proceed with the right treatment accordingly
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   i dont think this that it is in advance stage
User :   yupo
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   why piles happens
Doctor :   usually happens due to lifestyle and diet habits not being proper
User :   is it permanently curable
Doctor :   permanent cure is with surgery and with continued diet changes
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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