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why do hemorrhoids itch more at night

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
More aware: Typically ur up and doing stuff which can aggravate hemorrhoids at the end of the. Or, ur simply "distracted" but daily stuff and when u lay down, u c ... Read More

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Symptomatic : You have symptomatic hemorhoids. Depending on the severity, they can be treated with medicine or surgery. Your surgeon will be able to help you deci ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Possibly: Yes it is possible that what you are seeing/feeling is a hemorrhoid. It would require an exam from your physician to confirm.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephania Timothy
Specializes in General Surgery
Anal skin tags: The anal skin tags will not go away without surgery but the symptoms of itching can be controlled. Most anal itching is the result of soilage collect ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Wart: If you take the common hemorrhoid off the list, Genital warts could present like that as well as herpes. Best to have it seen by a physician In person ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Pruritis ani?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You can try: You can try warm sitz baths (a bathtub soak may help with the pain) and Preparation H (OTC) One Ointment I have found useful is "Derma-medicone" (ask ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Hemorrhoids : Hemorrhoids are a common problem, which result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus causing the veins to swell, making them itchy and pain ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Call OB: In general, certain anti-inflammatory medications should be avoided during pregnancy, and these are present in some over the counter hemorrhoid medica ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience General Surgery
It can be: Both and also an annal fissure can itch. If worms you may see them in your stool or stool should be send for examination. The other two options need ... Read More
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