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Diet for bleeding hemorrhoids

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: To replenish your body store of iron you may wish to take an oral iron supplement with a multivitamin. Have a healthy diet, exercise, drink plenty of ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
See your doctor: A General Surgeon could clip/cut off hemorrhoids and perform a colonoscope to look for other issues. Please see your doctor for a referral to a surgeo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
General Surgery 33 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Yes: Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: There is no time limit. The bleeding needs to be evaluated and treated.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
General Surgery 20 years experience
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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