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Are pinworms anything to do with hemorrhoids?

Are pinworms anything to do with hemorrhoids?

No: Well aside from both itching - no. But, be careful the owner of pinworms that scratch their hemorrhoids is in for a fun time in a pool of blood! ...Read more

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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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What to do if I have pinworm, hemorrhoid or something else?

What to do if I have pinworm, hemorrhoid or something else?

Whatever: not enough information please see your physician who can differentiate from your 3 doubts all the best treatment depends on the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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How do you know if your itch is from hemorrhoids or pinworms?

Test: Pinwoms generally occurs in kids who play in dirt. The worms can be seen after placing scotch tape on the anal skin and pearling it off. Best bet is to be seen by colon and rectal surgeon. No itch is treatable with dietary and hygiene modification. ...Read more

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Do hemorrhoids produce the same itch as pinworms?

Do hemorrhoids produce the same itch as pinworms?

No: Any irritation at the anus can cause some itching as a symptom. However, the irritation of pinworms is usually of different character and timing. Avoid any irritation at the anus. Avoid all mechanical and chemical irritation which can occur from too wet stools. Pinworm irritation is worst at night or early morning. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have pinworms or hemorrhoids?

How can I know if I have pinworms or hemorrhoids?

See a doctor: There is no way you can diagnose this yourself. Only someone with medical knowledge can diagnose and treat it. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids and pinworms. ?

See Your Doctor: Hemorrhoids and Pinworms can have similar symptoms; most commonly anal itching. Unlike pinworms, hemorrhoids can cause pain depending on their location and bleeding. Hemorrhoids are caused by swollen rectal blood vessels whereas pinworms are an infestation. Your symptoms are not given therefore be aware your full medical history and visual inspection may suggest other possible causes. See a doctor ...Read more

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How can I distinguish between pinworm, hemorrhoid or vaginal infection?

Your doctor can: It would be very difficult for one to self evaluate and come to a reliable conclusion as to the cause of symptoms as a physical examination and possibly laboratory tests would likely be needed for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pinworm, hemorrhoid or vaginal infection?

What to do if I have pinworm, hemorrhoid or vaginal infection?

See doctor: All of these can be treated. Please see your doctor for an exam to confirm the diagnoses, then take the medication prescribed and carry out the care prescribed with precision. ...Read more

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I'm pretty sure i hemorrhoids or pinworms, I have a pea-sized white ball in m anal region help?

Pin the answer : Many with pinworms don’t have any symptoms. When symptoms are present, the most common is itching around the anus. Itching happens often at night & can interfere with sleep. Some severe cases might also have belly pain, nausea, & vomiting. The "pea-sized" ball sounds like an hemorrhoids. Take stool softners (colace) & see your dr if not getting better. Pinworms are treated with one pill x1. ...Read more

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Anal itching from pinworms vs. Hemorrhoids?

Anal itching from pinworms vs. Hemorrhoids?

It can actually: Be from either pinworms or hemorrhoids. Your physician should be able to help differentiate these. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pinworms (Definition)

Pinworms is a condition in which a person (often young children, sometimes parents of young children) has little parasites called pinworms in his large intestine and his poop. Pinworms are threadlike worms about half an inch long, causing the main symptom of butt-itching or butt-scratching in kids. Treatment is usually ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Enterobiasis (Definition)

Enterobiasis is also known as Pinworms. Pinworm infestation causes itching around anus and less often ...Read more