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I have been taking a lot of probiotics, I noticed that I

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I have been taking a lot of probiotics, I noticed that I bleed whenever i have a bowel movement
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i don't take any medications
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: i am not allergic to any medications
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i have slightly elevated cholestrol
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

how old are you?

are you passing large hard stools? this can cause your hemorrhoids to bleed, even if you are taking probiotics.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I wouldn't say large stools. Stools are soft and I am not forcing
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

I see.

you could still have hemorrhoid bleeding.

you should see your doctor about your bowels

you may benefit from an anoscopy or sigmoidoscopy to check for hemorrhoids.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
ok thanks
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

you are welcome

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