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Suspecting piles,constipation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   I presume I am suffering from Piles...There is a swelling around rectum.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem? Do you have pain, burning, itching and blood in stools?Also may i know your age?
User :   i am suffering from constipation and whenener during excretation, i put pressure , swelling occurs
User :   my age is 37. I was not having much problem ...a little itching since last 3 months..but yesterday it swollen high
User :   and i have pain, burning but no stool...
Doctor :   It occurs because of constipation only.
User :   i cant even sit in office..due to urgent, i have come to office...
User :   would like to know if any immediate relief..and also long term permannent cure
Doctor :   1)Eat lots of fruits and fibre in diet which is found in dals, beans, rajma, eggs
Doctor :   2)Do regular exercises daily
User :   ok
Doctor :   3)Take SITZ BATH) take a warm water tub and sit with your buttocks immersed in that for about 15 minutes)
User :   but can i get releif now...i have pains in legs also as (as it happens in when anybody suffers from diarrohea)
Doctor :   This bath helps in reducing the pain
User :   ok..i will take sitz bath..
User :   do you suggest any medicine/ointment
Doctor :   4)Apply PROCTOSYL ointment 3 times a day
Doctor :   it will help in easing thepain
User :   ok....
Doctor :   5)Prevent constipation., you can take ISABGOL at night for it.
Doctor :   6)Drink lots of water
User :   fair enough...
User :   so only their any medicine...which i need to take
User :   Is Proctosyl available everywhere... ? If not csn you suggest the alternative?
Doctor :   No medicines i cannot prescribe you as such since i am not examining you. Also SItz bath is very helpful in relieving the pain .
Doctor :   Yes it will be available easily in any Chemist shop
User :   will the swelling reduce automatically after sitz bath
User :   ok ..thanks a ton...
Doctor :   It will take time, but keep in mind that constipation may aggravate it so drink lots of water and have proper diet
User :   will take care for the same.....
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   no thanks
User :   bye
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