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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: To replenish your body store of iron you may wish to take an oral iron supplement with a multivitamin. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Get Right Diagnosis: Not all rectal bleeding is hemorrhoids! most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that may become more distended or prot ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cream, pads: There are many over the counter treatments for hemorrhoids. You can try Tucks (witch hazel) pads and preparation H. Also cool compresses and warm wate ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Time works but...: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are so ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Waste time/money: As with most naturalistic / holistic remedies claims
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood in stool: Suspicious but your age is in your favor unless a strong family history of colon or breast cancer. Likely another cause. I would see your PCP.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Causes of colitis: Inflammation (infection, ischemic, ibd) of large intestine = colitis. Specifically, ischemic colitis occurs when there is decreased blood flow to the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Rein
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Anusol may help: It sounds like you are dealing with hemorrhoids or possibly a rectal fissure. The former is something like a varicose vein that bulges in the rectum; ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Early vs. Late: Acute diverticulitis is associated with swelling of the colon that may create a temporary partial blockage of the colon. Therefore, we often advocate ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, if you want to : Find out the origin of the bleeding. Most common cause of rectal bleeding is hemorrhoids, but other causes are possible, such as cancer, ulcerative c ... Read More
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Lydon
38 years experience General Surgery
Gastroenterologist: Yoy will need a full colonoscopy, thus you should see a gastroenterologist.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Anal fissures: Some common causes of anal fissure include:Passing large or hard stools, Constipation and straining during bowel movements, Chronic diarrhea, Inflamma ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Kaplan
Dr. Ed Kaplan answered
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No Rules: Unlikely that after all this time, there would be a cancer not causing symptoms. However, cancer does not follow rules. If there was bleeding, some e ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Pruritis: prurutis ani is itching due to irritation. If you still having repeated anal fissure, you might want to see gastroenterologist to make sure you don't ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
No actual diet: I recommend my patients, who are dealing with ulcers, try to keep some food in their stomach, even a snack before going to bed. There's no foods that ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
No: I can understand the question but stool consistency is not a factor for post-polypectomy bleeding.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kramer
34 years experience General Surgery
No: No unless straining in the rect.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: Unintended weight loss and blood in stool are both serious enough that you need to see a doctor for an evaluation.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be: Fissures are usually associated with pain during and after a bm. Your symptoms could very well be secondary to hemorrhoids. You would need an anorecta ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience General Surgery
Yes you can: Use a dose (17 gm packets) daily, but also recommend you start taking supplemental fiber (like metamucil or equivalent) along with. This will help yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
No: People do not die from an anal fissure. Constipation can be treated with more fruits and vegetables in the diet. There are over the counter fiber supp ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Absolutely!: Aspirin and all the other NSAID drugs (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.) can thin your blood and make bleeding worse. If you have an anal fissure you should ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Your doctor will hel: Your doctor can help you with this problem. The same doctor who did your colon check is the best person to seek help from. You need to eat foods with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Blood til proven not: Black (not dark, but black) stools can be seen with bleeding, iron supplements, bismuth (pepto), charcoal pills, arsenic (not used as medicine anymore ... Read More

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