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Blood In Stools

Fresh visible blood after a bowel movement may be caused by hemorrhoids and anal fissures. On the other hand, black or tarry stools may indicate internal bleeding higher up in the tract.

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I started seeing fresh blood after passing a stool the previous week. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 45 years old male. I am 5 feet 8 inches in height and 160 lbs in weight. I started seeing fresh blood after passing a stool the previous week. After two days, I had mild diarrhea three times a day and again today. I have had this intermittently for over ten years, my doctor ordered...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bansari

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have reviewed your concerns thoroughly. It looks like some local pathology in your anal area. The most common causes are anal fissures and hemorrhoids. I suggest you follow the instructions:1. Take plenty of water.2. Chew food well.3. Avoid spices.4. Do not push over f...  Read Full »

I have an upset stomach, blood in my stool, and pain while defecating. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,Yesterday and the day before, I had long-hour travel. I had been eating out for a few days. Today I noticed some blood on my underwear. I have had an upset stomach since yesterday. It hurts when I have to go to the bathroom to relieve myself. My stool is not hard, but it pains when I ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Bansari

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your concern, and your symptoms suggest an anal fissure. You must avoid pushing hard while passing the stool, take plenty of water, and chew food well. Besides, continue taking fibers and take a sitz bath twice daily. (Note: Sitz bath is taking a tub ...  Read Full »

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