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I think I am suffering from piles. No I have not met any

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JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: I think I am suffering from piles .
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No I have not met any doctor..I am using germoloides ..since 3 days but it doesn't help
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Dats it fr now
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.
Hi,Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm Dr. Sumanth. I've 17years of experience in the field of Medicine. I'm currently reviewing your query, be back ASAP.
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

What are your symptoms please.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Burning sensation , itching, constipation..
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

Hello... I understand your concern. I need some more information please.

  1. May I know your age and gender please?
  2. Is this bleeding mixed with stools or fresh blood?
  3. Is this bleeding painless or with pain?
  4. Has there been any unintentional weight loss in the past 3 months?
  5. How is your appetite?
  6. How frequently are you getting this bleeding?
  7. Is there any history of constipation please?
  8. Do you think this bleeding started after any unhygienic or street food?
  9. Is there any personal or family history of hemorrhoids?
  10. Do you have an image of the blood stained stools or the anal region?

Please get back to me with the above information so that I can guide you better.
Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Age 23, gender male,
It's been 2 months on and off first day pain starts it starts with bleeding, yes fresh bood, with pain,then never again it goes in 3 days something like that ,10 to 15 days it will be normal again it starts one day I observe that before day I ate some spicy food,and yes I use to be 130 kgs my height 6'3 after diet gym I lost 25 kgs almost ...I got bleeding for 3 or. 4 times in 3 months ,yes I think after unhygienic food,me or my family has never had this problem,sorry I don't have any image
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

Thank you for the information.
By what you say I feel that this could be a case of hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the rectum. They can cause itching, bleeding, and pain or without pain. Hemorrhoids are very common. In some cases, you can see or feel hemorrhoids around the outside of the rectum. In other cases, you cannot see them because they are hidden inside the rectum.
Hemorrhoids do not always cause symptoms. But when they do, symptoms can include:

  • Itching of the skin around the anus
  • Bleeding – Bleeding is usually painless. You might see bright red blood after using the toilet.
  • Pain – Only if a blood clot forms inside a hemorrhoid, this can cause pain. Otherwise it is painless. It can also cause a lump that you might be able to feel.

The most important thing you can do is to keep from getting constipated. You should have a bowel movement at least a few times a week. When you have a bowel movement, you also should not have to push too much. Plus, your bowel movements should not be too hard.
Being constipated and having hard bowel movements can make hemorrhoids worse.
●Eat lots of fruits (especially papaya), vegetables, and other foods with fiber. Fiber helps to increase bowel movements.Fiber supplements - These come in the form of powders, wafers, or pills. They include Psullium seed (sample brand names: Metamucil, Konsyl), Methylcellulose (sample brand name: Citrucel), Polycarbophil (sample brand name: FiberCon), and whaet dextrin (sample brand name: Benefiber).
●Take medicines called "stool softeners" such as Docusate sodium (sample brand names: Colace, Dulcolax). These medicines increase the number of bowel movements you have. They are safe to take and they can prevent problems later.
Some people feel better if they soak their buttocks in 2 or 3 inches of warm water. You can do this up to 2 to 3 times a day for 10 to 15 minutes. Do not add soap, bubble bath, or anything to the water.
Pain relief - Pramoxine rectal foam, ointment, or wipes (sample brand names: Proctofoam, Pramox).
Medicines to shrink hemorrhoids - Phenylephrine ointment or suppository (sample brand names: Preparation H, Rectacaine).
Numbing ointments -
  • Benzocaine rectal ointment (sample brand name: Americaine)
  • Dibucaine rectal ointment (sample brand name: Nupercainal)
  • Lidocaine rectal cream (sample brand name: RectiCare)

I sincerely ***** ***** I have helped you today!
Is there anything else where I can be of assistance to you in this regard please. We can continue here until you are satisfied, simply use the reply box and let me know.
Kind regards ***** ***** Sumanth Amperayani

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Tq u Soo much ..Soo all these brands are available in UK right..?how should I use them..can u pls send me prescription all medicines together plz ..
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

These are OTC please.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Sorry I didn't get u
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.
They are over the counter.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Can u send me the receipt of medicines because they ask for doctor prescription
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

As I said this website does not permit me to do so. I am sorry.

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
should I buy all the medicines or one of each
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

Any one of those.

Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

Unfortunately we cannot prescribe medications on this website. My hands are tied due to website regulations.I would recommend you go to website-
https://www.pushdoctor.co.uk/ and they should be able to prescribe it.
Other useful ones -
www.livi.co.ukthegpservice.co.uk
https://www.theonlineclinic.co.uk/
https://onlinedoctor.lloydspharmacy.com/
https://gogodoc.com/
Good luck!

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Ok tq u
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

Is there anything else where I can be of assistance to you in this regard please?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
How long it takes to cure usually any particular food to avoid ..any diet to follow ..how should I use these medications
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
How long should I use medications..?
Expert:  Dr.Sumanth replied 13 days ago.

Stool softeners can be used for 2 - 6 weeks depending on the need.

Those topical ointments are only to be used if needed 3 times a day.