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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more


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Can anal sex cause internal hemorrhoids?

Can anal sex cause internal hemorrhoids?

Yes: Hemorrhoids are swollen tissue at the opening of the anus so i think you can see how the two might be related. Tissue injury --> swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Does anal sex cause or worsen hemorrhoids?

Does anal sex cause or worsen hemorrhoids?

Yes. It will.: Increased pressure in anorectal canal and strain on the supporting connective tissue can make hemorrhoids worse. Also raises risk of fissures and bleed. ...Read more

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Can oral and anal sex make u more prone to cancer? And why do they cause hemorrhoids?

Can oral and anal sex make u more prone to cancer? And why do they cause hemorrhoids?

Depends on exposure: One concern: human papilloma virus (hpv) exposure has been shown to increase the risk of oral cancer. Talk to your doctor about your concerns. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have a hemorrhoid or a boil? It painful and bleeding, at the very edge of rectum. Can anal sex cause either? How do I treat it?

How can I tell if I have a hemorrhoid or a boil? It painful and bleeding, at the very edge of rectum. Can anal sex cause either? How do I treat it?

See a doctor: abscess is rare unless you had one before or you have disease that can cause fistula most likely it is either a hemorrhoid,or anal fissure that can cause severe pain and rectal bleeding and could get aggravated with anal sex go and see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anal sex with non-painful internal hemorrhoids? It was caused by not using lube before, but I always use lube now and am w/o pain.

Is it safe to have anal sex with non-painful internal hemorrhoids? It was caused by not using lube before, but I always use lube now and am w/o pain.

Not Recommended: If you have internal hemorrhoids, i would recommend against anal intercourse as this can exacerbate the issue whether lubricated or not. If they are in fact internal hemorrhoids, you can consult a surgeon for banding to improve or resolve the issue. Meanwhile, to reduce flares, also avoid straining and keep stools soft. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have anal sex if you have a hemorrhoid?

Is it okay to have anal sex if you have a hemorrhoid?

Well,: If you have a large, painful or bleeding hemorrhoid would be best to avoid anal receptive intercourse. Anal anal receptive sex may worsen already existing hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Is hemorrhoids a result of anal sex?

Is hemorrhoids a result of anal sex?

Hemorrhoids are : Normal veins that everyone has unless they have had a hemorrhoidectomy. Anal sex can cause a flare up of the hemorrhoids causing pain and or bleeding as well as infection or tears and trauma to the anal canal. The anus is an exit not an entrance.. ...Read more

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Can you have anal sex if hemorrhoids?

Yes and no: Hemorrhoids can be aggravated by anal intercourse, among many other problems associated to the act, including but not limitted to infections, std's, varying degrees of incontinence, bleeding and p[ain. The anus was designed as an exit, not an entrance. Use your best judgement, however i can not condone anal intercourse. ...Read more

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Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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