I am 25 and think I may have a hemorrhoid. I have quite alot of bleedind during a bowl movement and It takes a minute for the bleeding to stop afterward. It is bright red blood and it is not at all painful.I know hemorrhoids are common but at my age,and with alot of bleeding??? Please give any insight you have on the subject don't just tell me to go see a doctor. Thanks for your help and advise :)
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Bright red blood and mucus mixed with stool is a symptom of hemorrhoids. There are hemorrhoidal creams available in the market which you can apply. Sit in a tub of warm water for 10 mins at least twice a day. Increase fiber in your diet. Eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, oats, porridge etc. Consult your doctor regarding this. Most doctors can diagnose hemorrhoids by clinical examination of the anal opening or by proctoscopy (inserting a proctoscope, an instrument to visualize the anal mucosa better).
It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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