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how to use the bathroom with hemorrhoids

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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No: But it might hurt. Use a stool softener and make sure you stay hydrated.
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Constipated?: Do you mean you are constipated and can't have a bowel movement? Hemorrhoids don't keep you from being able to have a bowel movement. Sometimes they ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hi, : Hi, it certainly souds like a hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids can sometimes develop if there is chronic constipation. If your have constipation consider drin ... Read More
Dr. Amer Alame
13 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
It : It very well could be... Given the picture you are presenting you should get an appointment with a colon and rectal surgeon.
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Dr. Carolyn Messere
22 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: If this is a pea-sized nodule on the outside, it may be a thrombosed hemorrhoid. These often respond to soaking in epsom salt baths, ice, and stool so ... Read More
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Dr. Angelina Postoev md facs
17 years experience General Surgery
May be abscess: There are few things that can hurt there. Hemorrhoid, abscess, fissure. Try to do some Sitz baths, and if any swelling or fever see a doctor.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: First to be sure what you are feeling is a hemorrhoid condition. Then ask the doctor if you need a referral to see a surgeon for hemorrhoid treatment.
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Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
20 years experience Bariatrics
Hemorrhoids: No. Is more likely related to the amount of food you are eating.
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Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Irritated hemorrhoids can certainly cause streaks of blood when wiping. The best way to prevent hemorrhoids is to keep bowel movement regular, ie dail ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Given that bleeding: ...hemorrhoids aren't strictly speaking "normal," they are certainly common during pregnancy. If your OB is certain that the bleeding is coming from ... Read More
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Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
GI consult: Based on your symptoms you need further evaluation . Consider gastroenterologist for more evaluation
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