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Rectal Bleeding

Hi, I'm a 25 years old female, and I have been experiencing some rectal bleeding for 2 days straight now when i defecate, i have hemorrhoids for a year now, and i have experienced rectal bleeding before, but usually it is in small amounts and I only notice it through the stains of the tissue paper when I clean up afterwards. Now it really worries me for there is a lot of blood in the toilet bowl after I defecate. I don't have any abdominal pain or any change in characteristic in stool, but there is some rectal pain after defecation, and of course the blood. I had some weight loss but mainly because I haven't been eating much this month. I would like to know if this may be the cause of my hemorrhoids? Or should i seek medical attention immediately?, because that may be a problem, because I'm at a different country right now for a 2 month vacation and I'm quite reluctant in seeking medical care.
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Even hemorrhoids can leave blood in the water. Rectal pain may indicate the hemorrhoids are flaring up.  I'm not sure what you mean by a lot of blood, but bleeding is always of concern, and I do think I would get this evaluated.  
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The doctor has diagnosed me with an anal fissure in Oct., when I was having blood after a BM. I never had any pain though until Nov. That stopped after taking sitz baths, more fiber, Tuck wipes, etc. On 12/25/10, I woke up to some blood in my BM and have had pain ever since. The Doctor tells me I have another fissure and prescribed suppositories. These are not helping and seem to make the burning pain even worse. I don't have pain at night, but after my morning BM, the pain is worse and lasts all day long. I keep my stools soft with diet, water, and stool softeners. I don't have insurance, but I can't believe I have to live with this kind of pain forever. It has been almost 3 months in constant pain and I am losing hope.
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