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Diet for bleeding hemorrhoids

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 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 33 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
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 34 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 26 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
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
Yes: Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
See details: There is no time limit. The bleeding needs to be evaluated and treated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
General Surgery 21 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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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Edmison
Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes: I recommend that you see your doctor given the amount of rectal bleeding you are experiencing.
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