How do I manage my GI bleeding on a daily basis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

You can manage your GI bleeding on a daily basis by following the indications of your doctor regarding treatment and prevention. You can also manage this condition by keeping close track of any symptoms and avoiding those things that aggravate your condition. Aggravates of GI bleeding include smoking, drinking alcohol, and taking steroids or pain relievers. Additionally, by managing the underlying conditions that cause your GI bleeding, you may be able to manage the condition.

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