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I have diahorreah stomach cramps and blood in pan I dont feel

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I have diahorreah stomach cramps and blood in pan I don't feel faint or sick what should I do
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Hasan :

Hi, Thanks for your question. I'm Dr. Hasan and I'll try to help you.

Dr. Hasan :

Since how long you have this?

Dr. Hasan :

Do you have fever?

Dr. Hasan :

Where exactly are the stomach cramps? upper, middle or lower abdomen? Right left or mid?

Dr. Hasan :

Please enter the chat to proceed.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

Stomach cramps are lower but they only with the diahorreah. Had it for about an hour after I ate some corn and chicken, cramps are all over lower abdomen but gone now, no fever have taken a diahorreah pill just blood is concerning

Dr. Hasan :

Is that fresh blood and what is the quantity?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

yes its fresh blood no idea about quantity maybe a tablespoon?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

I've had blood before from anal fissure but it doesn't' feel like anal fissure tear

Dr. Hasan :

Have you got this blood after the stool or it was mixed with the stool?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

also I've had a colonoscopy

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

i think it was after the stool

Dr. Hasan :

So there is no pain associated with blood?

Dr. Hasan :

i mean no pain while passing stool?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

no i just had normal diahorreah pain

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

no no pain passing stool

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

well a bit sore and burning but not anal fissure pain

Dr. Hasan :

You got it how many times?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

I've had diahrreah three times in last hour or so but last time with blood

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

i have no cramps now

Dr. Hasan :

What are your diagnosed medical problems and any medications you are on?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

no problems and no meds

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

they suspected an anal fissure but did a colonoscopy just to be sure

Dr. Hasan :

Thanks a lot for your input. I am really sorry to hear about your problem.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

am i about to die

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

it says on internet blood is life threatening?

Dr. Hasan :

As per symptoms this blood can be due to intestinal infection called colitis or it can be due to a condition called diverticulitis.

Dr. Hasan :

No not at all

Dr. Hasan :

You are not having anything seious.

Dr. Hasan :

serious.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

yes like my dogs get the same

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

vet gives them antibiotics

Dr. Hasan :

Blood just in last one hour, with normal colonoscopy in the past mean that nothing serious is likely.

Dr. Hasan :

Specially anything life threatening is out of question.

Dr. Hasan :

I assure you and give you my words for that.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

ok thank you

Dr. Hasan :

Please don't stress yourself.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

any suggestions how to treat it

Dr. Hasan :

And don't worry I will address your question in two aspects; what you can do yourself and what your doctor can do for you. As far as what you can do yourself is concerned in such situations first of all drink Gatorade and other liquids to keep you hydrated.

Dr. Hasan :

Eat BRAT diet, it means banana, rice, apple sauce and toast.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

ok

Dr. Hasan :

Avoid anti diarrhoeal medicines.

Dr. Hasan :

They can keep the waste matter inside to worsen the infection.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

oh no i just took one

Dr. Hasan :

Moreover for pain, take OTC tab Tylenol thrice daily.

Dr. Hasan :

Over the counter pepto Bismol twice daily is helpful too.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

ok thank you

Dr. Hasan :

Lastly i would suggest you to visit your doctor now or you can go to emergency room to get an evaluation for infection.

Dr. Hasan :

You may need antibiotics.

Dr. Hasan :

But there is no need to stress yourself in between.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

can it wait until tomorrow its late here now

Dr. Hasan :

If you don't visit emergency room for any reason or if you can't do it then at least keep following the above measures.

Dr. Hasan :

Yes if you don't get bleeding again you can wait.

Dr. Hasan :

But ideally should go now.

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

ok thank you

Dr. Hasan :

You are most welcome.

Dr. Hasan :

My best wishes and prayers for you :)

Dr. Hasan :

Any question please?

JACUSTOMER-hln5gcdv- :

thats it thanks

Dr. Hasan :

:)

Dr. Hasan :

I wish you good luck and that you get well soon. My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done. You can come back here to ask anything even after you have rated the answer. I will be glad to help you always.

Dr. Hasan :

Are you with me?

Expert:  Dr. Hasan replied 3 years ago.
Laura I am sorry I was not getting your response in chat so I shifted here. I wish you good luck and that you get well soon. My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done. You can come back here to ask anything even after you have rated the answer. I will be glad to help you always.