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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   For the past 3 days i noticed fresh blood while passing motion,with clots.No pain ,No constipation.I am 37 years male.What is the solution?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read Your question
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have You noticed any swelling in that area?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   There are a few possiblilties
Doctor :   Do U have fever or weight loss?
User :   No
Doctor :   You may be having a condition called Haemorrhoids which in lamans terms is called piles
Doctor :   other possibilities are a fissure which is usually painful ar a fistula
Doctor :   absess should also be ruled out
Doctor :   Please tell me your age?
User :   37
Doctor :   Ok Have You had thics problem in the past?
Doctor :   A malignancy also needs to be rulesd out
User :   5 years before i had this ,once.
Doctor :   Ok what treatment did You take?
User :   Nothing.It resided after 2-3 days
Doctor :   Ok is the blood bright red or dark red?
User :   bright red
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I would suggest that you see a general surgeon or a proctologist(doctor who deals with diseases of the rectum) for a physical examination
Doctor :   After a physical examination the exact cause can be made out and proper treatment can be initiated
Doctor :   try to avoid constipation
Doctor :   avoid straining when you pass stools
User :   Immediatly,or can i wait
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water and eat fresh fruit
Doctor :   Maybe in a couple of days
User :   ok
Doctor :   It would be better if You went as early as possible
Doctor :   do You have any other symptoms like stomach cramps ,nausea or diarrohoea?
User :   Nothing like that.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You could take a mild laxative at night to avoid unnecessary strain to that area
User :   ok
Doctor :   You could dissolve powderd isapghol available at your local chemist in a glass of water and drink it at night
Doctor :   But I suggest You to meet a general surgeon for examination .Try to avoid unnecessary delay
Doctor :   Hope You have understood?
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help You with?
User :   But i dont feel difficulty to pass motion.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   constipation need not always be present
User :   Do i need to take the laxative?
Doctor :   If You are constipated You can take
User :   Ok Doc.Thanks for your advice.Bye.
Doctor :   Bye for Now
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