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do pinworms cause hemorrhoids

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Bastawrous
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Any irritation at the anus can cause some itching as a symptom. However, the irritation of pinworms is usually of different character and timing. A ... Read More
Dr. Leonard Metildi
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Hemorrhoids can cause itching of the anus, similar to pin worms. You need to see your physician to be examined.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: There is no way you can diagnose this yourself. Only someone with medical knowledge can diagnose and treat it.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
37 years experience Pediatrics
See Your Doctor: Hemorrhoids and Pinworms can have similar symptoms; most commonly anal itching. Unlike pinworms, hemorrhoids can cause pain depending on their locatio ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Test: Pinwoms generally occurs in kids who play in dirt. The worms can be seen after placing scotch tape on the anal skin and pearling it off. Best bet is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
43 years experience Pediatrics
Whatever: not enough information please see your physician who can differentiate from your 3 doubts all the best treatment depends on the correct diagnosis
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: All of these can be treated. Please see your doctor for an exam to confirm the diagnoses, then take the medication prescribed and carry out the care ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Your doctor can: It would be very difficult for one to self evaluate and come to a reliable conclusion as to the cause of symptoms as a physical examination and possi ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It can actually: Be from either pinworms or hemorrhoids. Your physician should be able to help differentiate these. Take care.
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need to see your doc: Any anal lesions need to be evaluated by a professional by clinical exam, endoscopy and biopsy to make sure it is not a anal carcinoma , early detect ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea: Pinworms not associated with diarrhea. However, a fungal infection could develop from diarrhea

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