Gastrointestinal Bleeding (cont.)
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding Self-Care at Home
There is no home care for heavy gastrointestinal bleeding. A person should go to a hospital's emergency department if they have heavy gastrointestinal bleeding.
For hemorrhoids or anal fissures, a diet high in fiber and fluids to keep stools soft may be helpful.
Gastrointestinal Bleeding Treatment
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2015
Bhupinder Anand, MD
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