Pain Or Discomfort, Straining With Bowel Movements And Tenderness To Touch

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Be sure to pay attention to how hard your poops have been and think about any recent changes in your diet. If you are experiencing constipation, then you may just need some more water and fiber in your diet. If you strained a muscle, you might just need some rest. If you pass any blood, experience unintentional weight loss or you are not feeling better after a few days, be sure to reach out to your doctor.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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