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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi I have been passing blood in my stools every day from last two months. I haven't been to the doctor thinking it will be all right. I'm 35 yr old male. I also cough a lot and feel mild pain in my left lung. I have got short breath and feel dizzy and asleep all the time. even if i eat even a piece of bread i have to go to toilet straight away. can u help
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   hi
User :   Hi Dr
User :   My name is
Doctor :   Is the blood coming before you pass the stool or with the stool or after passing the stool?
User :   its coming with the stool
User :   like brown in colour
Doctor :   Do you have pain when u empty the stools?
User :   yes i do get pain and also i can't even walk when i am done
Doctor :   Do you n have abdominal pain?
User :   i have to sit down for few moments to get back together
Doctor :   OK
User :   i get pain in my left side
User :   which is constant and very light
Doctor :   where in the abdomen?
User :   can u explain the abdominal plz
Doctor :   belly
User :   i don't get pain in belly
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i get pain i think where the lungs are
User :   especially my left side
Doctor :   You might have anal fissures or hemorrhoids
Doctor :   You need anal examination by surgeon
User :   I can't digest anything at all, its just comes out either through stool or vomit.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You might be suffering from either colitis or Gastritis
User :   i normally go to toilet from past week around 15 times a day
User :   what is colitis
Doctor :   Inflmmation of the large intestine
Doctor :   there are 2 types
Doctor :   ulcerative colitis and Chron disease
Doctor :   These can involve the rectum and cause bleeding
User :   why do i feel short of breath and tired, is it because of that and i also sweat a lot
User :   can't carry out any physical activity at all
Doctor :   The loss of bleeding might be making anemia
Doctor :   Blood loss cause anemia
Doctor :   Anemia lead to tiredness, breathlessness,
Doctor :   You can get the Chest ray also
Doctor :   So basically u need 2 imp tests
User :   well i am thinking of going to india to get treated coz i don't tryst uk really
Doctor :   That is ok
User :   it takes weeks to get appointment
User :   which tests do i need
Doctor :   Yes , I heard that
Doctor :   Here it is done in one stitting
Doctor :   You need colonoscopy
Doctor :   2. Chest X ray
Doctor :   and immediately u need\
Doctor :   CBC
Doctor :   I don;t have any idea
Doctor :   abt Gastroenterology in xxxxxxx
Doctor :   But search on health care
User :   i also smoke, could smoking be making it worse u think?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   it pushes the bowel
Doctor :   it empties the stomach and colon contents by stimulation
User :   is ther anything i can do for time being until i go to india
User :   any medicine u recommend
User :   or any remedy
Doctor :   First, get CBC
Doctor :   complete blood count
User :   ok
Doctor :   and look for hemoglobin
User :   right
Doctor :   if it is low start taking Iron pills
User :   ok
Doctor :   Eat soft bland diet
Doctor :   Drink liquids
Doctor :   Fruit Juices
User :   i drink lot of red bull, is it gud or bad
Doctor :   I am not sure abt that
User :   ok
Doctor :   But one redbill is ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   more than 2 will stimulate too much and cause diarrhea
User :   right
User :   well thanks doctor
User :   lets c what happens
Doctor :   Hope for Good
Doctor :   But get the tests done
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not take easy
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye bye
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me
User :   also doctor if u can help
User :   i tink i made the payment twice through paypal
User :   how do i get abt to get one back
Doctor :   I will inform customer care
User :   plz if u can thanks
Doctor :   hey will help in that OK
Doctor :   *they
Doctor :   Bye
User :   ok doctor have a gud christmas and a happy new year
User :   bye
Doctor :   Customer care says
Doctor :   they are refunding
Doctor :   it is in process
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   Dont worry
User :   bye
Doctor :   u will get back
Doctor :   Nye
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   ur name
User :   xxxxxx
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   bye doc
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