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Blood in stool, taken zantac, has burning sensation. What now?

I been having stonechats pain and today when I pooped there was blood on the toilet paper didn t see none in stool going to make a doctor appointment was just seeing what I could learn before hand in on Zantac have been for few months just never seen blood and my but kinda has a burning sensation Email is YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Thank you for posting your question here, I will try to answer it as best I can.

Blood on the toilet paper could be a result of you passing hard stools, this is usually a result of constipation.
Another reason can be because of dehydration, making your intestinal lining dry, so that when you used the toilet paper it got damaged easily.
It could also be because of the early stages of hemorrhoids, which isnt something to worry about if you follow the instructions I mention below.
As such drink more water and increase your fiber intake, also reduce caffeine intake.

I hope this answered your question
Answered: Sat, 29 Jun 2013
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