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Having medicines for tuberculosis. Feeling heavy stomach, blood in stool. What are the complication?

hi, i 67 yrs old and having medicines for tuberculosis and after few weeks i am unable to empty my stomac and feeling heavy stomac want to emty my stomac if sometimes it releases some blood comes out (doctor says it is due to taking of antibiotics as i am a patient of tuberculosis and having medicines) so pls advice me what i have to do? thanks
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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Thanks for your query.
Anti-tuberculosis treatment may lead to gastric discomfort, but usually do not lead to passing blood in the stool. It seems that you have got constipation amd there is a possibility of hemorrhoids. Get yourself examined by general surgeon. You may get relief by stool softening agent , can try isapgol husk too.

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