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   Posted 11/16/2008 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Ok so for 2nd time in 3 weeks, I have had some drops of blood (bright) in the toilet after a movement. Outside of this, I have no aches, no stomach issues, no pain, nothing.  The stool itself looks fine with none mixed in with it. (Do not ask how I know this, it is pretty gross) My bottom was pretty sore when I went today and the stool felt quite large.  I talked to my doc a couple weeks prior when this happened and he seemed to think it was just a hemi. Said I may see it again. After that one time, I had nothing until l today, then a couple of drops today. Again, my biottom when the stool was exiting seemed pretty sore, and yesterday, I noticed when I was sitting for a while, it was also sore. I have an appt with him this week just to check what is happening.

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   Posted 11/16/2008 6:47 PM (GMT -6)   
It does sound like a case of hemmies, they could be internal ones if you don't see or feel anything on the outside of your anus.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it! LOL :)

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   Posted 11/16/2008 7:48 PM (GMT -6)   
You might consider a stool softener to help things slide out less painfully. Your symptoms definitely sound like hemorrhoids. Hot baths may help with the discomfort also.
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   Posted 11/17/2008 3:38 AM (GMT -6)   
ditto the hemmie...if you have any rectal meds..or anusol or plain hydrocortisone suppositories..try them.

Definitely keep us posted as to what the doc says.

The stool softener is a good idea as would be to add a fibre supplement to help bulk/fluff and soften the stool...much easier on exit. I like Metamucil smooth...definitely smoooooth on!

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   Posted 11/17/2008 4:53 AM (GMT -6)   
WHat causes a hemmie to occur?

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   Posted 11/17/2008 5:09 AM (GMT -6)   
i think its wen u strain too hard wen going2toilet

or after baby delivery

or inflammation

i think

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   Posted 11/17/2008 7:31 AM (GMT -6)   
I have added metamucil tablets two 3 times a day. We'll see what happens. LOL I just posted about my achy bottom, but I think my achy bottom is still due to when I was at the worst part of my flare during the summer months. I just want it to go away!

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