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Belly problem, acid reflux, abdomen burns, blood in stool, diarrhea and bouts of constipation

Hi, I have been having belly issues since my boyfriend left to play baseball. I have also been having acid reflux . Sometimes my lower abdomen would burn and some streaks of blood would come out on stool but not all of the time. I am a very anxious person and have heard this has to do with spicy food, stress, and drinking. I do not have a problem with going to the bathroom but in the past have had diahhrea and bouts of constipation. Could this be anything serious?
Asked On : Sun, 22 Apr 2012
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Hi thanks for using HCM.

For acid reflux you can take medications to reduce acid secretion like pantoprazole once a day 30min before food. It helps to reduce reflux symptoms. Avoid spicy for food for few days. Passing fresh blood in stool is due to hemorrhoids, take food rich in fiber content and you should avoid straining. If this symptoms continues consult a surgeon to get examined for it.

Hope this helps you.

Answered: Fri, 1 Nov 2013
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