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I have had small amounts of bright red blood when I whipe,

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I have had small amounts of bright red blood when I whipe, however today there was more that usual and some in the toilet. I have no pain down there really and I feel physically fine, little help on what this could be?
Dr. Saha :

Hello,

Dr. Saha :

Welcome to Just Answer.

Customer:

hi

Dr. Saha :

How frequently did you get the bleeding?

Customer:

its only when i have a bowel for the past couple of day

Dr. Saha :

Do you have constipation or hard stool?

Customer:

i have a bowel movement once a day like clock work

Customer:

i dont know if its hard or not

Dr. Saha :

It can be due to hemorrhoid.

Dr. Saha :

In hemorrhoid, there may not be pain.

Dr. Saha :

Did you consult doctor for this symptom before?

Customer:

nope

Dr. Saha :

Other possibilities are inflammatory bowel disease, growth, polyp etc.

Dr. Saha :

But from you symptoms, hemorrhoid seems to be more likely.

Customer:

is there an otc that can help get rid of it?

Dr. Saha :

Try to keep the bowel soft.

Dr. Saha :

Take more water, fruits, vegetables.

Dr. Saha :

Over the counter Preparation H can be used.

Customer:

ok, will it go away over time

Dr. Saha :

In most cases, it can resolve by its own.

Dr. Saha :

Sometimes, complication can arise, then further treatment from doctor will be needed.

Dr. Saha :

If it continues, you should take appointment with doctor.

Dr. Saha :

If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.

Customer:

?

Customer:

sorry didnt mean to type that

Customer:

thanks for your help

Dr. Saha :

It’s been a pleasure working with you.

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