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Constipation. Taking enema, frequent bowels. Mucus and blood detected in stools. Treatment?

I felt like I had been constipated for about 3 days so I did an enema last night. I had never done one before. I wasn t able to keep it in and had to get up to sit on the toilet every few minutes and had a few bowel movements. I went to bed around 10 pm and was up every hour running to the restroom, before every stool that passed I noticed a mucus like substance with blood . While on the toilet I would break out in sweat. Now it is 10 am, and I have gone to the restroom three times since 6 am, each time it feels like I will have a bowel movement but only this mucus and blood substance comes out. There is no pain associated with it.
Asked On : Sun, 27 May 2012
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Hi, Welcome to HCM.

Stools with blood/mucus can be due to various causes such as injury to the digestive tract, fissure, constipation or even other critical conditions such as intestinal cancer. Consume a lot of hot water to see if you can pass out all the stools. Also go on a whole day fruit diet(include banana all the three times). On the second day, you can consume fruits and vegetables and no other refined foods. Do not stop on water consumtion. If the situation still persists, visit a doctor to check on the condition.

Good luck!!
Answered: Mon, 28 May 2012
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