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is it ok to take a stool softener for hemmoroids

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Should be okay.: when used for short periods of time, stool softeners should cause no problems. I would try to get off of them as soon as your problem is under control ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
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May need surgery: If stool softeners don't help, the hemorrhoid could be thrombosed or clotted. The swelling can be very painful. You could possible have a fissure or t ... Read More
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Dr. Maz Ghodsian
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Type of Hemorrhoid?: There are two types of hemorrhoids, internal hemorrhoids that often cause painless rectal bleeding & thrombosed external hemorrhoids that are pain ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Removal: If the hemorrhoids subside with the treatment you are taking, well and good, if not, you may consider getting the lesions removed.
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
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OK: You can take metronidazole with stool softener. There are many drug interaction with metronidazole.
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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Yes: Will not interfere, but if you are 47 you may want to consider an in office tubal by the essure or adiana method that I do on my pts takes 5 minutes e ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Pierce
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Its OK: It should have no effect on the pill.
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Dr. Enrique Molina
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Yes: no problem
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Long time: Stool softeners can be taken safely for a long period of time, however, this should not lull you to believe that your problem may be a benign one. The ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
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It is usually: suggested that diverticulitis best to a diet which contains significant residue . Since stool "softeners"usually contain artificial "bulk" I would thi ... Read More

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