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Treatment for blood in stools and acidity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, I am 24 years old. This morning in the sleep suddenly I got pain in lower abdomen and found light blood in the motion... after 1 hrs.. again went to motion..whenever the pain is coming..bit of light red fluid is coming....what is this?...shall I approach the doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   Hi dr
Doctor :   Is this the first time you are having this problem?
User :   yes dr.
Doctor :   Are you having loose motions?
User :   somewhat.... not totally loose motions
Doctor :   Any burning sensation in the stomach?
User :   no....its paining a little
Doctor :   How many times have you been to washroom?
User :   just 2 times dr.
Doctor :   Is the blood dropping out after you pass stools or is mix with stools?
User :   blood is not totally red in color... somewhat mixed one... second time after passing the stool...I got a pain in the stomach and then 2-3 drops of light red in color dropped
Doctor :   Blood in stools indicates some infection or injury in the intestinal tract
User :   is it serious?
Doctor :   It indicates some infection is there which is causing it.
User :   now what shall I do...please suggest
Doctor :   I will recommend you to go and get an examination done from a medical provider, you may also need some investigations to rule out the cause
User :   overheat might be the reason for this?
Doctor :   Some antibiotics and other drugs can cure it.
Doctor :   Overheat may not be the reason
Doctor :   Do you have regular constipation?
User :   constipation mean
Doctor :   I mean hard stools and having difficulty in passing them?
User :   very rare times...
Doctor :   Are you taking any kind of medication?
User :   I have acidity...
Doctor :   Sometimes iron, zinc tablets also cause stools to be red
Doctor :   Acidity is caused by excess of spicy/fatty food.
User :   from last week... as there is no acididty... I though its fine.. yesterday I ate totally overheat items.. daily I drink buttermilk... but yesterday I didn't
Doctor :   Instead take fresh fruits and vegetables and do regular exercise
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