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Diarrhea

A clinical condition characterized by frequent bowel movements that may be loose or watery is known as diarrhea. Signs of diarrhea include pain in the abdomen, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, fever, presence of mucus or blood in stool, frequent and multiple motions, dehydration, etc. Common causes of diarrhea include viral infections, bacterial infections, lactose intolerance, food allergies, medications, bowel diseases, etc.

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I am losing blood due to anal fissure. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 17 years old. A few days back, I had hard stools and it resulted in causing anal fissure. My anal area became swollen and I started to have extreme sharp pain with every bowel movement. After two days, I waked up with a feeling of less pain and I was confident that my fissure has got ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are losing so much blood that you nearly passed out, then you can go to an emergency and consult a doctor soon without any delay. If you have slight blood that made you feel like pass out, then it can be due to hemorrhoids. Take plenty of fluids around two to...  Read Full »

I have a tender lump beneath skin near anus. What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor, Suffering from mild IBS D (irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea) since last four years. Noticed a tender lump beneath skin near anus three years ago. Swells and shrinks itself. Mild throbbing and pale yellow fluid discharge from anus when pressed during swelling. Proctoscopy was done...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After reviewing the information shared and your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears you are suffering from Fistula -in Ano (tubular interconnection between anal canal and outside skin near the anal opening). The swelling you are talking a...  Read Full »

Can spicy food cause hemorrhoids?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 26-year-old male. I am 5 feet and 9 inches tall and weigh 255 pounds. When I eat spicy food, I poop blood. Sometimes when I have constipation as well, I poop a little bit of blood. I am really scared that I have colon cancer. I do have diarrhea often. I do not have a family history ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your information and test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, in view of that, there are a couple of things that I can opine upon: I want to clarify if your body weight is in kg or pounds. Your accompanying informatio...  Read Full »

I have had loose stools for a year and found dead ladybugs in my feces. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have had loose or liquid stools for almost a year. When I have specific meals, I need to use the bathroom immediately. This evening, I noticed a dead bug in the stool. The bug looks like a ladybug with a dark green shell and dark spots rather than bright colored. The bug is missing it...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity). It does look like a digested ladybird. However, it needs to be sliced open and seen under a microscope to confirm. When the...  Read Full »

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