A 23-year-old female asked:
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occasionally i have difficulty opening bowels and pass a small amount of hard stool shortl followed by sharp anal pain and then a larger softer stool ?

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Bowel: Try using stool softener regularly for a few weeks. You could be having an anal fissure. The first stool coming out is usually harder. If symptom is persisting you need evaluation by a doctor.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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