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I have spotted a small blob of blood on outside of my

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I have spotted a small blob of blood on outside of my stool.couldn't see anything on the inside ?
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 9 months ago.

Hi,

History of constipation or hard stool?

Pain during defecation?

Itching,burning around anus?

Was it first episode?

Spicy food?

Any other medical illness?

Are you taking any medicines?

Thanks.

Expert:  Onlinedoc replied 9 months ago.

Hi,

Such small amount of blood on outside of stool can be associated Hemorrhoids,Anal fissure.

You should try some self care remedies like

Maintain a good hydration with plenty of fluids.

Eat fibre rich diet and take citrucel.

Also wipe with moist toilet paper.

Avoid straining during defecation.

And avoid spicy food.

If it persists then see your doctor for a clinical exam.

Feel free for further queries. It's good to discuss rather than quit.
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