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can t poop because of hemorrhoids

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook answered
23 years experience General Surgery
Could be a fissure: Go see a colorectal surgeon or a general surgeon if a cr surgeon is not available to you. An anal fissure is a condition where the skin on the anal ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
See a surgeon: if u have prolapse hemorrhoid, u will get full feeling all the time. Get checked by a surgeon.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Possibilities...: Consider anal fissure, internal hemorrhoid(s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, juvenile retention polyp, trauma to the anal cana ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Hemorrhoids: Consider Sitz baths. Discuss with your Dr.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Yes. Yes. : Not all hernias bleed. They can occasionally exacerbate any constipation you already have. I am not sure that they cause "spasm" per se, but they can ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Improve diet: I suggest you optimize your diet, by including whole grains (breads and cereals), fresh fruits, and vegetables. Keep well hydrated. You may add a bulk ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Karanth
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: You can take stool softeners, gentle laxitatives, or even an enema
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Fiber: Fiber, especially in fruits and vegetables can ease constipation without causing hemorrhoids. Stool softeners like fiber are safe to use regularly. La ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: But not likely. I would be concerned about other masses or a stricture or other anatomical defect producing your symptoms. A general surgeon should ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Need exam: by colorectal surgeon! Likely hemorrhoid but need to be evaluated and be treated.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
42 years experience General Surgery
May need rubber band: You need to see a cool-rectal surgeon for examination. This maybe treated with just a simple office rubber banding or may need excision.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Many causes of non hemorrhoidal upper and lower GI bleeding and all serious and need immediate evaluation and colonoscopy most likely, barring other h ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
19 years experience Bariatrics
Fissure is painful: Anal fissure is very painful mostly and internal hemorrhoids are painless on the contrary, a thorough evaluation by a physician preferably a colorecta ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Flavia De la cruz
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Fiber: For long term prevention and to prevent worsening, increase dietary fiber intake to more than 30grams/day (you may use diet supplements). Walk or jog ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Odors are a function: Of the foods you are eating and poor local hygeine. Another possibility is an infection due the fissure but you would have pretty bad pain and possibl ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Soft stools: DSS and Miralax (polyethylene glycol) help in about 20% of cases. Surgical Lateral Sphinctermyotomy is curative in 90+% of cases
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't know.: Take a fresh stool sample to your GI doctor and he will have it checked for ova and parasites
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Anal sex: If this does not irritate your hemorrhoids and you use lots of lubricant it should not be a problem.
A 90-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If u have bad: Internal hemm, please see a rectal specialist as u may be a candidate for rubber banding, or they may need to be lanced or removed.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: If hemorrhoid a are small, treat the constipation. Increase your fluid intake. Reduce cheese and dairy. Increase fibre, fresh fruits, and fresh vegeta ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: Amitriptylene has certain side effects which oppose bowel activity and slow it down. Constipation can result. If the doctor's idea is that your anal ... Read More

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