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Hemorrhoids difficult bowel movements

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Choi
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 38 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels either internal or external or both. They do not cause intestinal blockage.http://www.laendo.net/english/hemorr... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Colon and Rectal Surgery 30 years experience
Ok: Pain can last 3-4 weeks.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Bariatrics 21 years experience
Yes: yes it is possible. Have it checked although preferably when it is obvious !
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
More possibilities: While an internal hemorrhoid is likely, other sources for bleeding cannot be excluded. Best would be to bring it to the attention of your primary care... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perumunda Sharma
Emergency Medicine 49 years experience
Use local anesthetic: A local anesthetic cream is available for use.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Stool softener: Keep the stools soft with a stool softener, warm soaks and applying anusol ointment before the bowel movement may help.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronit Sugar
General Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels under the 'skin ' of the anal canal, like varicose veins. If they are not inflamed they may be painless and cau... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 18 years experience
Bowel Movement Pain: Pain during bowel movements are usually due to anal fissures (tears in the lining of the anus) or external hemorrhoids which have formed clots inside ... Read More
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