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"hello I sometimes have blood in my stool. first I thought it was constipation but it happen again.. "

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    A 25 years year old male asked:
    2 years ago
    hello I sometimes have blood in my stool. first I thought it was constipation but it happen again..
    Dr. Adedayo A answered:
    2 years ago
    Good day sir.How are you doing. May I ask a few questions for you to answer yourself. At what stage of the stool do you see the blood.is it after or is it mixed with the stool. Are your stools hard, any pain associated with stooling, any tummy pain. How is the health of your parents.What is the colour of the blood, bright red or dark red. well for your age the first thing that comes to mind is piles/haemorrhoids which is mainly due to constipation. One conservative way to solve that is to avoid constipation by eating lots of fruits, vegetables and drinking lots of water all to make your stools soft . eventually the bleeding shoukd stop. There are also over the counter drugs like anusol that can be inserted. There are however other causes of bleeding from the anus that are not amenable to the remedy I listed above. These are anal fissures, anal/rectal polyps, cancer (unlikely for your age), bleeding disorders, medications like wafarin or nsaids, dysentery etc. so please you may need to see a doctor to examine you very importantly and then take it drom there.All the best
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