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Can external hemorrhoids cause problems for someone who is going to undergo colonoscopy procedure ?

Can external hemorrhoids cause problems for someone who is going to undergo colonoscopy procedure ?

No: External hemorrhoids result from pressure, created internally, when you down and strain to have a bowel movement. During a colonoscopy, you are not bearing down nor straining. The procedure is controlled and monitored carefully. ...Read more

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 causes hemorrhoids in the last part of the small intestine? I got a colonoscopy already

What causes hemorrhoids in the last part of the small intestine? I got a colonoscopy already

Hemorrhoids do not: Exist in the small bowel. They are only present at the anus, both internal and external. If something was found in the terminal ileum as you describe they are not hemorrhoids. Ask your doctor for clarification of the findings. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause you to feel pressure in the anal are? I feel a lump in anus . No bleeding or pain. Colonoscopy done 3 yrs ago. Ok

Can hemorrhoids cause you to feel pressure in the anal are?  I feel  a lump in anus . No bleeding or pain. Colonoscopy done 3 yrs ago.  Ok

Yes: Hemorrhoids are anal cushions (blood vessels). Many of my patients complain of pressure from internal hemorrhoids. The lining of the anus inside doesn't have the same sensation as the outside. That is why we can treat in office without pain meds. ...Read more

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Colonoscopy cause hemorrhoids. Ever since i had one i got butt problems. I use prep h and just got tucks (witch hazel). Help?

Colonoscopy cause hemorrhoids. Ever since i had one i got butt problems. I use prep h and just got tucks (witch hazel). Help?

No: Hemorrhoids are varicose veins developing in the venuos outflow of the anal canal. They occur just within the sphincter as internal hemorrhoids and outside as exeternal lesion. They are not caused or associated with colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Got hemorrhoid because of preparation I was doing for colonoscopy. Can I still have colonoscopy?

Got hemorrhoid because of preparation I was doing for colonoscopy. Can I still have colonoscopy?

Yes: prepping for colonoscopy often causes a hemorrhoidal flair. This will cool down, use some OTC suppositories, and all will be well ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal by itself for hemorrhoid I got because of preparation for colonoscopy?

How long will it take to heal by itself  for hemorrhoid I got because of preparation for colonoscopy?

Depends how bad ?: Procedure related hemorrhoidal problem usually will resolve in few days to a week . Eat high fibre diet , take stool softeners , and plenty of fluids with local care for faster relief . Speak to your doctor also. ...Read more

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I have very bad hemorrhoids and due for a colonoscopy. Should i get them taken care of prior to this procedure?

I have very bad hemorrhoids and due for a colonoscopy. Should i get them taken care of prior to this procedure?

If you're due 4 a-: -colonoscopy now, i would do that first. It may be quite a while after a hi I procedure, & they are not going 2 kill you, but an undiagnosed colon cancer can. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Colonoscopy (Definition)

Colonoscopy is the procedure of using a long flexible camera to visualize the entire colon from the inside with the option to take pictures, video, perform biopsies, remove polyps, etc. Generally people are sedated and do ...Read more