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Can piles cause bleeding?

Can piles cause bleeding?

Yes: Piles are an old term for hemorrhoids and yes, they can cause bleeding, but so can many other diagnoses, including colon polyps and cancer. Get an colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist to confirm the diagnosis. No amount of bleeding is normal! ...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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Dear sir / madam, what can cause bleeding suddenly in passing the stool even if a person does not have any history of piles?

Dear sir / madam, what can cause bleeding suddenly in passing the stool even if a person does not have any history of piles?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well. It could also be a fissure, it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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I passed a very hard stool just before christmas which caused me slight rectal bleeding and piles, i also have anxiety and am very worried it's cancer?

I passed a very hard stool just before christmas which caused me slight rectal bleeding and piles, i also have anxiety and am very worried it's cancer?

Well first, take a : Deep breath in and then blow out some of your fear. Statistically, the bleeding was most likely related to your constipation/ hemorrhoids. If you have more than that 1 episode then just get it checked by your doctor. For the hemorrhoids - you need to keep stool soft. Drink at least 64 oz of water a day. Try to work the junk food out of your diet and instead enjoy at least 5 servings of vegetables. ...Read more

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Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you are having more than a small amount of bleeding, though, it is time to have surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a small hemorrhoid which causes only itching and has no bleeding or pain?

Is it possible to have a small hemorrhoid which causes only itching and has no bleeding or pain?

Yes: Other causes of rectal itching could include irritation of a rectal fissure and tape worm ...Read more

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Other then hemorrhoids what can cause rectal bleeding?

Other then hemorrhoids what can cause rectal bleeding?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding can occur as a result of many things besides hemorrhoids including a growth in your intestine. You need to get that checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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In which way hemorrhoids or polyps can cause bleeding, like almost every 4 or five 5 days or like 2-3 times in a month?

In which way hemorrhoids or polyps can cause bleeding, like almost every 4 or five 5 days or like 2-3 times in a month?

Caused by the stool-: -rubbing on them, especially if constipated. The blood in the stool may B sporadic depending on if you R constipated on & off. A visit 2 Ur PCP will help. A good history as well as a rectal may give U the answer, or a colonoscopy may B needed. Sounds like not a lot of blood so lab work may B normal. ...Read more

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Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are associated with hard stools, straining and some circulatory problems. Strawberry seeds will not cause hemorrhoids, but increased water intake and dietary fiber may be helpful if chronic constipation and straining are making the hemorrhoids worse. If bleeding continues, be sure to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more