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can hemorrhoids cause you not to have a bowel movement

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: ..But don't assume that's the problem. You need to be examined, and be prepared to describe the volume, color , and characteristics of the blood. Be ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Not normally: Internal hemorrhoids: blood filled cushions, not varicose veins; not usually felt during rectal exam. Usually painless vs. External hemorrhoids (dif ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Can be seen with anoscopy. Bloody pieces may be clots. This requires md evaluation.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
No: It should not. Typically constipation will lead to hemrrhoids. So need to work on constipation with lots of fiber (at least 30gm) and water. May also ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids on one side of the rectum could produce the result you saw. Hemorrhoids can recur but are treatable. Please consult your doctor for the tr ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
14 years experience Internal Medicine
External hemorrhoids: Please take stool softner to decrease constipation, which will minimize the rectal bleeding. Also, keep the are clean and avoid any moisture formatio ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
See a surgeon: If you have both hemorrhoids and fissures, these can be treated simultaneously at the time of surgery.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Considerations...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
That's a stretch...: Sounds like you are too heavily relying on anecdotal supplements and lay advice. Recommend you get professional answers (more than your vitamin shop o ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Anal symptoms: Such discomfort is more typical of mild inflammation of the rectum(proctitis) or anal fissure. Internal hemorrhoids can cause bright red blood in the ... Read More

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