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Sometimes while passing stools I find that they are reddish in color. The frequency of this is once a week. Sometimes I feel jaded and fatigued after passing stools. Though this in infrequent 2-3 times in a month. What could be the reason? What do you suggest me to do ?
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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Maybe be fissures...most common cause for fissures is constipation...Add fiber to your diet. Eating about 25 to 30 grams of fiber a day can help keep stools soft and improve fissure healing. Fiber-rich foods include fruits, vegetables, nuts and whole grains. You also can take a fiber supplement. Adding fiber may cause gas and bloating, so increase your intake gradually. Drink adequate fluids. Fluids help prevent constipation. Exercise regularly. Engage in 30 minutes or more of moderate physical activity, such as walking, most days of the week. Exercise promotes regular bowel movements and increases blood flow to all parts of your body, which may promote healing of an anal fissure.Sitz baths after bowel movements and as needed provide significant symptomatic relief because they relieve some of the painful internal sphincter muscle spasm...other modalities are consists of intra-anal application of 0.4% nitroglycerin (NTG; also called glycerol trinitrate) ointment directly to the internal sphincter..botulinum toxin usage...if no improvements surgery is the choice... Consult nearest surgeon they will help you
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