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Occasional Rectal Bleeding - Constipation

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  • Posted By: JimJohnson
  • April 4, 2010
  • 07:41 PM

I have constipation issues and have noticed before that I would bleed very little after passing stool. Lately, the last few months, occasionally, after passing stool, I can feel it's tearing my skin inside and it bleeds a lot. After wiping it couple times it's gone. Usually it bleeds after initial passing of stool as it's usually hard, followed by soft stool. I am 26 y/o with no cancer history but have had constipation problem with both me and my mom.

I also started working out regularly at the gym lately and do lift heavy weight. As I don't have insurance, I am not sure if its something not too serious

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  • I have constipation issues and have noticed before that I would bleed very little after passing stool. Lately, the last few months, occasionally, after passing stool, I can feel it's tearing my skin inside and it bleeds a lot. After wiping it couple times it's gone. Usually it bleeds after initial passing of stool as it's usually hard, followed by soft stool. I am 26 y/o with no cancer history but have had constipation problem with both me and my mom. I also started working out regularly at the gym lately and do lift heavy weight. As I don't have insurance, I am not sure if its something not too seriousAs a holistic practitioner, first I'd suggest it is critical to have your condition medically checked. In the meantime there are a few basic things you can do that may be helpful which are good habits to adopt anyway.1. Drink a LOT of water - at least 2 litres/day (several glasses before food in the morning, and between meals..not much with meals)2. Take omega 3 fatty acids to help to heal the digestive tract and for its anti inflammatory properties. For men, fish oil is best - use a reputable health food store brand as cheap brands may be contaminated. Try 2 x 2 capsules/day. 3. Foods and Beverages: Avoid or dramatically reduce wheat consumption as its high gluten content can be irritating to the intestines. Try spelt bread which contains less gluten. Avoid cows milk products as they can be mucous causing and cause inflammation. good luck, Karen
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  • OK, with the help of my wife, realized there are a few cuts in the opening and its tear from constipation. I am drinking fiber again and going to have to take it slow
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