A 29-year-old member asked:
i have painful, bleeding hemorrhoids. is it okay to exercise?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Sidney Vinson answered
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Heavy lifting, cycling, and long distance running may worsen hemorrhoidal symptoms though.
Answered on Apr 6, 2013
Dr. Creighton Wright answered
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Probably not biking, rowing, etc supine yoga, pilates, swimming where you are not sitting on the hemorrhoids. Get seen by general or colorectal surgeon. Be sure there are not other causes colon or rectal cancer, diverticulitis etc.
Answered on Nov 20, 2013
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