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I had very large hard lumpy stools which really were difficult

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I had very large hard lumpy stools which really were difficult to get out and hurt a lot then after two days of that with the hard lumpy stool the toilet bowl was full of blood, that was for two days, I then took lots of laxitives I know have very loose stools and no blood in the toilet but some on the toilet paper, my bottom is very sore when I wipe.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

With the symptoms that you are mentioning you most likely had an acute anal fissure.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

By that I mean that you had a crack in the skin / mucous membrane in the anal opening.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

The soreness at the bottom is something that goes strongly in favor of an acute anal fissure.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Having said that, any person who has bleeding like what you had should be evaluated and examined.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You will require an anoscopy (proctoscopy) to see and confirm the diagnosis.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Meanwhile for the sore anal opening you can use over-the-counter lignocaine gel which will numb the painful area.

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Let me know if you have any further questions.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.
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