A 42-year-old male asked:
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when popping feels like popping a pinecone. blood with initial wipe. gone after second wipe. fissure? cancer? pain gone after bm

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Hard feces: You're describing a situation which, if it does not improve on increasing the fiber in your diet, would probably be best remedied by using a stool softener. If this does not bring relief in two weeks, or if the pain becomes more severe or lasting, a physician office visit is in order.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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