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bleeding hemorrhoids and exercise

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Get Right Diagnosis: Not all rectal bleeding is hemorrhoids! most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that may become more distended or prot ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cream, pads: There are many over the counter treatments for hemorrhoids. You can try Tucks (witch hazel) pads and preparation H. Also cool compresses and warm wate ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Time works but...: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are so ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There is no time limit. The bleeding needs to be evaluated and treated.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Need to stop the problem that results in bleeding hemorrhoids first. Avoid constipation and straining too long at the toilet. Dink more liquids. Incre ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: Can bleed from hemorrhoids without any pain or symptoms. See a doctor for an examination to be sure that bleeding is from only hemorrhoids & not anyth ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Are you sure it is: from the hemorrhoids? GI bleeding from other causes tends to be very foul smelling. How much blood are you passing? I would suggest you see your prima ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
19 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoids: There are several treatment options for hemorrhoids. You can use topical medications to help shrink them down. You can try rubber bands, sclerotherapy ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: I recommend that you see your doctor given the amount of rectal bleeding you are experiencing.
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