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I was very constipated last night and now i having diarroria

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Customer: i was very constipated last night and now i having diarroria and its red as if blood in it
JA: The Doctor can help. Just a couple quick questions before I transfer you. How long have you had the redness? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: it happened before recently, but got better after a few days
JA: Have you seen a doctor about the redness?
Customer: not yet
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: not that i can think of

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
thank you

How old are you?

Do you have fever?

So it has just started yesterday?

Regards

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
im 53
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
it happened also maybe a moth -6 weeks ago
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
slight burning sensation in lower tummy btw
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
last time it got better a few days later, but just concerned about stomach ulcer perhaps
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
temperature seems normal btw

Is it a fresh blood in stool?

Regards

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
it looks quite fresh yes
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
not really a stool its more small ammounts of diarrhia, but dark red...
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
i had drunk some alcohol early and wondered if this could cause it

Thanks for the details

Bleeding from a stomach ulcer does not usually present with a fresh blood in stool

It present with black colored stool called malena

It seems you suffering from dysentry which is an infection of the intestine causing blood in stool and diarrhea

It requires treatment with antibiotic

If it persist then you will need further evaluation and a colonoscopy will be required

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
constipation is that normal with this problem?
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
when it happened a few weeks it seemed to get better after a few days
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
ago*

In that case you do need to make an appointment as you require a stool analysis and also to have a local examination along with colonoscopy

Please do let me know if you have any other question

Regards

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok Thank you for your advice.
Regards
Mark

You are welcome

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