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can you have hemorrhoids without bleeding

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
None: Hemorrhoids shouldn't bleed and not all bleeding is caused by hemorrhoids. No bleeding is normal. Get it checked out!
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Can look like a lot: Sometimes hemorrhoid bleeding can look like a lot because of the toilet bowl "filling" up with what looks like the whole bowl but it really is just di ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Hemorrhoids only very rarely become infected, despite the presence of stool next to an open wound. This is a testament to the efficiency of the immune ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unusual: You may bleed like a heavy period and actually be having a miscarriage. Rarely will the pregnancy just be absorbed by the body. If you have missed a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandra Schmidt
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal demise: Some people do have a fetal demise with no symptoms. Then if no bleeding or cramping occurs a D&C is generally needed to help complete the miscarriag ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Anal fissure: Your anal fissure will need to be treated. The internal hemorrhoids are not bleeding so you can observe them. Life style is your choice. Most patie ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If mild: Please see this excellent information from nih about ulcerative colitis: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001296/.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Choi
Dr. John Choi answered
17 years experience General Surgery
Anal pain: You still have an anal fissure, rectal ulcer, and internal hemorrhoids. You should get an anoscopy or flexible sigmoidoscopy to have someone look insi ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
I am stumped!: What does cs mean?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Wilson
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, but may get bad: It will likely make you sore and have swelling and bleeding. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins, sometimes with clots. Any straining or trauma can mak ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
No and no: Yes its possible to get pregnant and they don't affect vaginal intercourse
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Just hemorrhoids ?: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Bleeding from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammator ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sure but: Not recommended as it can be painful and cause significant bleeding and damage to the anal sphincter. The anus is generally an "exit" not an "entrance ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
33 years experience General Surgery
Peritonitis Symtoms: Peritonitis will cause excruciating pain and usually associated with infection in the abdomen. Bleeding can be from hemorrhoids. Anal fissures tend to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed Tahir
46 years experience General Surgery
you cant.: It has to be examined by md preferably a surgeon and by looking inside with scope it can be determined.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes and no: Hemorrhoids can be aggravated by anal intercourse, among many other problems associated to the act, including but not limitted to infections, std's, v ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Usually no: After regular hemorroidectmy it is unusual to get back hemorrhoids if they recur will happen years later.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zohreh Soltani
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Well,: Kidney stone can cause of bloody urine but not vaginal bleeding.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: fibroids start out very tiny and vary in number. I see them all the time of ultrasound and laparoscopies for unrelated issues. Not everyone is sympt ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes they can
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sure.: Typically miscarriage is associated with cramping; some women however report minimal to no pain especially in early losses.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a GYN MD: A vaginal fissure is like a small paper cut that keeps getting irritated and bleeding. It requires a GYN MD to assess the nature of the fissure and de ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Bleeding: Usually is related to hemorrhoids but in a 60 year old needs to be worked up including colonoscopy.

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