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I have blood on a tissue first thing in the morning when i

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I have blood on a tissue first thing in the morning when i go to the loo after a number 2
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Good im 27 and im very active Im male
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Iv always had good health an eat well
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 9 days ago.

Is this vaginal bleeding or blood in urine?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Im male its when i take a number 2
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 9 days ago.

Do you have any pain while passing a bowel motion?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
No pain at all
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 9 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 9 days ago.

This is suggestive of hemorrhoids.

The treatment of hemorrhoids is by warm sitz bath, avoiding straining, keeping the stools soft and local application of the ointment like Proctosedyl or Preparation-H. Following is the detailed advisory;

1) Avoid constipation by not postponing the urge to defecate; Many over-the-counter options help speed bowel movements and decrease strain. Duphalac is best. A soft stool helps in decreasing the irritation and associated swelling of hemorrhoids.

2) Eat a balanced, high-fiber diet; Increased dietary fiber of 25-30 grams/day. High fiber cereal can help reach this goal quickly.

3) Drink plenty of water and liquids (about 2 liters a day)

4) Regular exercise; helps in relieving constipation if any.

5) Avoid excessive pressure and straining during defecation. Don't sit for extended periods, limit this time as much as possible.

6) Avoid irritant foods, chilies, and hot herbs and substances.

7) Warm sitz baths; this is universally soothing and may help decrease the hemorrhoid size. This is done thrice a day for a couple of days and then twice a day (15 minutes each time).

8) Local ointments applied in the anal canal which contains lidocaine and vasoconstrictors (OTC product).

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.

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I wish your symptoms resolve soon.

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