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Is it common to have bleeding hemrhoids

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not necessarily: Can bleed from hemorrhoids without any pain or symptoms. See a doctor for an examination to be sure that bleeding is from only hemorrhoids & not anyth ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Can look like a lot: Sometimes hemorrhoid bleeding can look like a lot because of the toilet bowl "filling" up with what looks like the whole bowl but it really is just di ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
More cushion...: You may need to have your hemorrhoids treatted or perhaps a thicker bicycle seat cushion would prevent them from getting too irritated. Good luck!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Just hemorrhoids ?: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Pain +/- pruritis (itching) from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to inf ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Common: The number one cause of nasal bleeding is nose picking. It is really a question of timing and care. The bleeding is from trauma to the lining, and i ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
May be worrisome: Break-thru bleeding between periods is usually benign and easy to treat by your gynecologist who likely can take care of the problem swiftly and effic ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Gutman
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Internal hemorrhoids can bleed without any pain at all. Internal hemorrhoids are located above the "dentate line." this is where the lining of your co ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Anal fissures are common, but not normal; tears in the lining of the anus; often assoc with hard stool, and/or tight anal sphincter. If they are in t ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Nosebleeds are very common in pregnancy. Many women will experience them for the first time while pregnant. They are due to an increase in blood vesse ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Not recommended: You should be symptom free (no pain or bleeding) ideally before anal sex. If you have internal hemorrhoids, i would recommend against anal intercourse ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Not related: Nausea and hemorrhoids are usually not related. Hemorrhoids can be related to straining too long, stasis of blood in the veins.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: Need to see a doctor.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Vaginal bleeding that is unrelated to your period can be related to pregnancy, infection, hormonal problems, cancers or pre-cancers. Obviously, it's n ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Implantation bleeding doesn't really happen often, and if it does it should be very light. If you have clots with heavy bleeding, it's not & ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: Hemorhhoids can ceratainly cause bleeding during defecation. But many other things cause rectal bleeding, as well. Some are serious (like colorectal/ ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure its hemorrhoid?: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & f ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably some: Irritation at the anal opening. If it persists, report to your GI specialist who did the colonoscopy. I hope he didn't find anything serious up ther ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The uterus will contract causing cramping during bleeding. You can use Motrin for pain. If pain is severe, you should consult your physician.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
How much?: Small degrees of irregularity happens to many women at some point. If you are consistently irregular than would recommend gynecological evaluation to ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Bowel habits: Hydrate, stool softener, regular daily - early movements. Exercize to encourage bm morning walk for many folks! some need surgery to eliminat ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Some women experience constipation, some have loose stools and some have no change in stooling pattern during menstrual period.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
No: Blood in the stool is not a normal occurrence but not related to lupus. If it is fresh blood with wiping after a bowel movement, then hemorrhoids can ... Read More
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