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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more


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I am experiencing hemorrhoids. The following also describe me: Upper abdominal pain and Fatigue. What should I do?

I am experiencing hemorrhoids. The following also describe me: Upper abdominal pain and Fatigue. What should I do?

Abdominal pain: The hemorrhoids are unrelated to upper abdominal pain which can be due to gastritis, peptic ulcer, gall bladder or pancreatic disorders. Fatigue is nonspecific. With persistent symptoms like these you should be examined by your physician or gastroenterologist. Appropriate tests will be done in order to make a diagnosis. Hemorrhoids may need no treatment. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause abdominal pain and anal pain after sex?

Can hemorrhoids cause abdominal pain and anal pain after sex?

What kind: Regular sen it should not sex is not supposed to cause pain anywhere
if you are talking about anal sex that is different
see a doctor if pain persirted ...Read more

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Hemorrhoid. Is lower abdominal pain normal with hemorrhoids? If so, what can I do to stop the pain?

Hemorrhoid. Is lower abdominal pain normal with hemorrhoids? If so, what can I do to stop the pain?

Hemorrhoids: Generally do not cause abdominal pain. You need to consult a physician to determine the cause of abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hemorrhoids, generalized abdominal pain (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of tearing pain), constipation, painful bowel move..

I am experiencing hemorrhoids, generalized abdominal pain (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of tearing pain), constipation, painful bowel move..

Doctor can evaluate: Many things are in the abdomen: stomach, pancreas, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, large intestine, abdominal muscles, etc... An exam by a primary care doctor can help figure things out. Constipation can be evaluated and treated by one's primary care doctor. That same doctor can check hemorrhoids and may refer to a proctologist, colorectal surgeon, or general surgeon for more treatment. ...Read more

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In addition to bright red streak in stools, smelly stools, rectal pain, I'm noticing I have lower rt abdominal pain. Could it still be hemorrhoids?

In addition to bright red streak in stools, smelly stools, rectal pain, I'm noticing I have lower rt abdominal pain. Could it still be hemorrhoids?

Blood in stools: Blood in stools is not normal and needs to be explained. The association of blood in stools, rectal pain, malodor and abdominal pain suggest a significant problem, possibly colitis. Your doctor will do an examination and will probably advise colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate), irregular menstrual periods, pelvic pain, hemorrhoids, groin pain, hip pain, constipation, mucu

I am experiencing abdominal pain (generalized) (quality: stinging or burning sensation, sensation of tearing pain, throbbing sensation) (severity: moderate), irregular menstrual periods, pelvic pain, hemorrhoids, groin pain, hip pain, constipation, mucu

Need doctor to check: Abdominal pain can be from many things. Stomach acid problems cause pain, as does pancreatitis or gallstones. Appendicitis is always a concern (pain is usually right lower abdomen, worsens over time, with fever coming on). If constipated for a while, stool could have backed up and cause pain. Gastrointestinal infections can cause pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever. A doctor's exam is needed. ...Read more

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Small part of anus poking out? Lower abdominal pain now on both sides. Just took laxatives a while ago. Hernia, hemorrhoids, or something else?

Small part of anus poking out? Lower abdominal pain now on both sides. Just took laxatives a while ago. Hernia, hemorrhoids, or something else?

Prolapse: It is not uncommon for a portion of the anal canal to protrude. This is due to relaxation of the rectal mucosa sliding down as a prolapse. Occassionally this is not protrusion but becomes pronounced and a marked degree of prolapse requiring surgical repair. ...Read more

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Bloody flat stools, abdominal pain, N/V, No hemorrhoids or fissures per pcp. H/o complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia & ovarian tumor. Poss dx?

Bloody flat stools, abdominal pain, N/V, No hemorrhoids or fissures per pcp. H/o complex endometrial hyperplasia with atypia & ovarian tumor. Poss dx?

Need colonoscopy: The possibilities include inflammatory bowel disease, endometriosis, diverticular disease and something related to the tumor to name a few. Sounds like you need a colonoscopy. Ask you doctor about a GI referral. Also ask about the appropriateness of a ct scan. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Many reason for these symptoms: . The pain around the belly button is called Perry umbilical pain and usually associated with small intestinal cramping. This can occur as a result of food poisoning, viruses, inflammatory bowel disease, and sometimes even severe stress. Hemorrhoids are simply a symptom of poor nutrition along with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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Constipation, yellow mucus w/ bowel, abdominal pain w/ loud noises & movement, nausea vomiting, weight lose, hemorrhoids in& ex, rectal pain, unable fart?

Constipation, yellow mucus w/ bowel, abdominal pain w/ loud noises & movement, nausea vomiting, weight lose, hemorrhoids in& ex, rectal pain, unable fart?

See doc: With the constellation of your complaints, it's time to see a doc. A thorough history and physical exam is needed to determine further work up and treatment. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause discomfort in the very lower abdomen like gas pains as well as rear end.?

Can hemorrhoids cause discomfort in the very lower abdomen like gas pains as well as rear end.?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids would not cause abdominal pain, but can cause rectal discomfort. Lower abdomen discomfort can be from constipation, urinary infection, gynecologic, etc. Needs an examination if not already gone to check for hemorrhoids or consider colonoscooy if you have not had one done before. ...Read more

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Will chronic straining / increased intra-abdominal pressure cause the colon veins to become enlarged the same way it causes hemorrhoids?

Will chronic straining / increased intra-abdominal pressure cause the colon veins to become enlarged the same way it causes hemorrhoids?

No: The anatomy of the internal veins and the hemorrhoid veins is different. But the colon can become enlarged and distended and sluggish, and colon diverticulosis can occur instead. ...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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Do internal hemorrhoids to cause tummy pains?

Do internal hemorrhoids to cause tummy pains?

No: Internal hemorrhoids may have little or no symptoms, sometimes mild rectal bleeding or mild anal aching. External hemorrhoids can cause pain and swelling around the anal area. Constipation can result in abdominal fullness with discomfort, & straining to have bowel movements can cause hemorrhoid condition. ...Read more

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Can internal hemorrhoids cause burning when I hold my pee and after I pee? I have passed five urine tests and had a scope and ultrasound.

Can internal hemorrhoids cause burning when I hold my pee and after I pee? I have passed five urine tests and had a scope and ultrasound.

Unlikely: Internal hemorrhoids are an unlikely cause of your urinary symptoms. Try increasing your water intake to dilute out if it is something in the urine that is causing burning sensation.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can internal hemorrhoids cause blood tinged mucus?

Can internal hemorrhoids cause blood tinged mucus?

Yes: It's possible but you should definitely speak to a doctor about this to make sure it is not something else. ...Read more

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I am being treated for grade 2 internal hemorrhoids, can they cause urinary or prostate type pain?

I am being treated for grade 2 internal hemorrhoids, can they cause urinary or prostate type pain?

No it does not: Hemorroids causes painless bleeding from the rectum and usually associated with defecation. It can cause a heaviness in that area and itching on occasion but will not cause severe pain unless the hemorroid is Stage 3 (which means its bleeding, prolapsed and edematous and swollen and so cannot return back into the rectum. This is treated with surgery thanks ...Read more

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I heard internal hemorrhoids are painless and I have them and mine definately are not painless. How do I treat them if they were caused by diarrhea?

I heard internal hemorrhoids are painless and I have them and mine definately are not painless. How do I treat them if they were caused by diarrhea?

Rectal suppository: You can try a rectal suppository like preparation H which can be picked up over the counter at a local pharmacy, this contains hydrocortisone cream which will decrease the size and swelling of the hemorrhoids, it is also possible these hemorrhoids are X ternal which may be causing pain. Lastly you may want to see your doctor as they can refer you to a colorectal surgeon to have the hemorrhoids remlastly you may want to see your doctor as they can refer you to a colorectal surgeon to have the hemorrhoids removed ...Read more

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Can internal hemorrhoids cause pelvic or urinary pain?

Can internal hemorrhoids cause pelvic or urinary pain?

Usually...: Not the expected symptoms for hemorrhoids. They can cause anal irritation, itching, bleeding, but should not be the cause of pelvic pain or urinary issues. See your doctor for further evaluation and management of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible that there may be internal hemorrhoids that cause bleed during defecation?

Yes: That is commonly the cause but other causes should be envaulted so discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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