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can you get hemorrhoids from heated car seats

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: unless you had direct trauma to the area or you became constipated because of stress. If it persists, you should show it to your doctor, because it c ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Painful: There are internal & external hemorrhoids. Internal ones can be banded because there are no skin nerve pain fibers, as compared to external ones. Exte ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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No: Hemorrhoids are congenital accelerated by constipation and straining at stool
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Pain: From hemorrhoids is usually due to an external hemorrhoid issue. If they are just swollen, bed rest for 24-48 hours and warm tub soaks work best. If i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Start with an exam: The place to start is with an examination by a general or colorectal surgeon. That doctor will be able to assess if you (a) have hemorrhoids and (b) n ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Para
29 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Trauma to the ano-rectal region may result in an anal fissure (a tear in the lining) which can be painful. Hemorrhoids are normal swellings of tissue ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Diet and exercise: Eating a balanced diet, rich in fiber, is one of the most effective lifestyle changes you can make for your hemorrhoids. A high-fiber diet, together ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Hemorrhoids ate veins under the skin in the anal area. They become enlarged or irritated with constipation & sitting at the toilet straining too long ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I've never seen it: I see skin tags on a kids bottom occasionally & they often have a scratch inside their anus that bleeds if stool is hard are too large. Neither are a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
NO: Is it thrombosed? (red and painfully swollen) please do not try to lance it - terrible idea with high risk of bleeding and infection. Some topical a ... Read More
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