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frequent bowel movements and hemorrhoids

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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No but frequent BM's: ...can aggravate the symptoms of hemorrhoids. Frequent BM's and the associated wiping can cause irritation, inflammation and protrusion of the hemorr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Several causes: A normal colonoscopy is great, but if you have frequent bowel movements you could still have a parasite infection or something that would only be dia ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hemorrhoids: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Rectal urgency: It is possible, especially if the hemorrhoid is large, internal. It acts like a mass, and your rectum tries to evacuate it. Don't be reassured by this ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not directly: Painful hemorrhoids can make it difficult pass the bowels but not cause bowel blockage. Usually it is the other way, that constipation causes worsenin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Need more info.: There are so many possible causes that i can't list them all here; without more information on other symptoms, i can't narrow it down for you. I'd su ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Use local anesthetic: A local anesthetic cream is available for use.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Garcinia: Yes, the pill can cause diarrhea.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
It can...: Small bowel movements can cause rectal bleeding with internal hemorrhoids depending in its severity.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: See your doctor for full history, exam, and possible tests. It may be easily avoidable with simple diet modifications.
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