A 28-year-old female asked:
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for the past week, i am experiencing pain passing gas or stool. i havent changed my diet and am getting plenty of fiber. what can i do?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Probably: An anal fissure, particularly if there is any blood
Answered on Dec 17, 2014
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