A 39-year-old member asked:
how can i stop bleeding hemorrhoids?
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Dr. Crystal Twynham answered
32 years experience General Surgery
Get Right Diagnosis: Not all rectal bleeding is hemorrhoids! most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that may become more distended or protrude after straining or having a bowel movement. If torn with a bm or anal sex, they can bleed. But so can ulcerative colitis, crohns, benign tumors (polyps), or even cancer! you need to see a GI doc or colorectal surgeon for the right diagnosis.
Answered on Feb 26, 2019
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