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Dr chip, i am having bloody stools.

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Dr chip, i am having bloody stools. Is that going to be mormal from now on. Or do i have to noticy my GI dr

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Hey--sorry but I was sick and had to be off for a day or two--get back to me when you can
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I hope you feel better
Flu I think--so what's going on?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Im having bloody stools. Is this just going to be normal from now on?
How much blood and are we talking frequent loose stools?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Maybe a couple teaspoons. But its jelly like. They are looser but i wouldnt say frequent
Well, it's probably still from that colon ulcer but as that heals this will stop
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
So i dont have to notify my gi dr
Not an emergency but you should keep him up to date
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I thought you were mad at me or something
No--I was just so out of it that I had to come home and basically get right to bed
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Are you feeling better
Still a bit tired but otherwise OK
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Does second hand smoke harm a baby
Potentially yes
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I was looking for a yes or no answer. I went to lunch with my friend and she smoked on the way to the resturaunt
Well it would take consistent daily long time exposure to make a difference. If you'd be specific when you ask a question like that I wouldn't have to give you a vague answer
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Gi dr wants me to have anoscopy but i dont want to
I don't suppose you asked him why exactly
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
To look for fissures
Are you having anal pain?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
It hurts to go to the bathroom
I assume he's trying to see where the bleeding is coming from?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Id imagine
Well, fissures usually heal on their own in time and we're starting to chat here
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Do you think i need to have an anoscopy
Not absolutely necessary unless he thinks the bleeding may be higher up
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
But an anoscopy would show that. I just had a colonoscopy not too long ago and everything was good
It would show if you had fissures, yes. Let's move on here
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
What does it mean if quick strep is negative but the 24 hour culture shows rare colonies of strep
Then it isn't the group A strep that causes strep throat and may just be normal flora
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
They said they were hoing to see which type it is
Just answered that
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I still have pus pockets in my throat
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
When will the pus go away
Sorry for the delay--how do you know they're pus pockets?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
The dr i saw on wednesday said so. She said to keep an eye on it so it doesnt abcess
Not at all sure what you were saying there
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Is azithromycin safe to take during pregnancy
Yes
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Does group b strep need to be treated
No at least not in the sense that left untreated it could cause rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart valve damage
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Then i dont need the antibiotic?
Again, I can't be your doctor--if your doctor thought you needed it I can't say otherwise
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Would you have rxd it for me if i was your patient
We're chatting again. Probably not
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
If at my last u/s my pregnancy wasnt viable iwould have miscarried by now right
Absolutely
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Promise
Promise
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
How long after it isnt viable does someone miscarry
Why are you insisting on talking about this over and over? There is always some chance of miscarriage even into the second trimester but if we're talking the blighted ovum thing you're over that risk now
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I know its not blighted ovum. But if it died how long until you miscarry
You're being ridiculous now so please change the subject. That would take somewhere within a week for the miscarriage to occur
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Im not being ridiculous. It hurts my feelings that you say that
You are because here you are still worrying and you'll probably continue to worry until you deliver. Let's put it this way then--the vast majority of women in your situation would trust their OB and have no daily fears about a miscarriage in the future
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I just occassionally have fears
Like how often?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Probably like 2 hours a day
That's not what I'd call occasionally--that's daily. Anyway please switch the subject
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Its not really every day Constant epigastric pain related to crohns?
Yes and the page is getting long again so let's have one more specific question and then it's time to close
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Do youhave any questions
Very quickly and let's close--what's the situation with Marty?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Hes staying at my parents He got kicked out of there overnight because he was throwing things around the house and threatened to punch my mom in the face
That's really not what I was asking about--where does he stand in your life?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
I havent really talked to him. He wants to go to the appt on monday and i told him he cant be part of this until hes better
Good--you need to stick to your guns and unless he completely stops drinking for at least three months and if not to treatment, goes to AA, he can't be let back in. OK--I'm still a bit tired and have to eat and get to bed soon so let's close this page please.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Alright. Goodnight. Feel better
Thanks--talk to you on a new page later
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Youre not going to die from this right
Of course not--just the flu and I'm just about over it.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Promise?
Promise--I appreciate your concern but don't add me to your worry list
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
But i dint want anything to happen to you
Nothing will--promise. Now please close the page with a rating
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.
http://www.justanswer.com/health/80hqf-promise-baby-will-fine.html
I ignored that question because I told you I think your baby will be fine before. Now please, don't get back to me with a new page until after the test.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
You are a jerk