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What causes hard stools with blood stains?

For about 2 yrs i had stomach upsets due to fullness.Doctor said it s gastric problem and gave some tablets which helped me.But now since 3 months i m getting hard stools sometimes with blood stains and severe pain during defecation and after also.I actually feel that there is something sharp or prickly internally on the right side of anal region. Doctor suggested tab ORNI 500 and FABOLITE POWDER, this also helped me. But it reoccurs after 10 days , and same tablet helps me, is it safe to use ORNI 500 so often.Actually what exactly my problem is i want to know.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
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Hello,

* Constipation induced acute anal fissure.

* Primary tips for best recovery

- drink more liquids

- high fiber diet

- bulk forming laxative as ispaghula husk

- local application of xylocaine ( 2 %) jelly

- sitz bath with warm water

- dietary measures

- avoid smoking or alcohol if consuming

- regular intake of analgesic as Ibuprofen or else as per the clinician choice

* Be in regular follow up with your PCP for the further guidelines.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhagyesh V. Patel, General Surgeon
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