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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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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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Can constipation cause bleeding?

Can constipation cause bleeding?

Yes: It can cause bleeding if there is a resultant tear or fissure. It can also cause bleeding from associated hemmorrhoids. ...Read more

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Can constipation cause vaginal bleeding?

Can constipation cause vaginal bleeding?

Vaginal bleeding: Constipation is a cause of hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids can cause rectal bleeding that patients can easily mistake by having vaginal bleeding. If suspeted unexplained vaginal bleeding have your obgyn examined you to rule out other more serious conditions. All women above 35 years with abnormal bleeding should have an endometrial sampling to rule out pre or cancer. ...Read more

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What can cause rectal bleeding?

What can cause rectal bleeding?

Many possibilities: Hemorrhoid, anal fissure, anal fistula, draining peri-rectal abscess, colitis, colon polyps, bleeding stomach ulcers, bleeding colon diverticula, colon vascular malformation, colon or rectal cancer, and maybe others. ...Read more

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What can cause anal bleeding?

What can cause anal bleeding?

Many things: Including hemorrhoids, fissures, fistula, abscess, and tumors of the anus, rectum or colon both benign and malignant. No amount of bleeding is normal. All bleeding should be thoroughly evaluated and not ignored. ...Read more

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What can cause rectum bleeding?

What can cause rectum bleeding?

Many things: Some of the causes of rectal bleeding are: 1.- hemorrhoids 2.- fissures 3.- arteriovenous malformations 4.- polyps 5.- cancer 6.- colitis 7.- upper GI bleed etc, etc, etc.... It is always good to get seen by a physcian if you are experiencing rectal bleeding. ...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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What can cause internal bleeding?

Many possibilities: Trauma or injury such as major car accident, spleen or liver injury, penetrating trauma, etc. Postoperative bleeding is uncommon. Bleeding from ruptured ectopic pregnancy. Unless you mean internal bleeding inside the intestines such as stomach ulcers, colon cancers, colon lesions like vascular malformations or diverticula, hemorrhoids, etc. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause vaginal swelling?

Can hemorrhoids cause vaginal swelling?

Should not: Should not cause vaginal swelling. Would see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause bleeding from bladder or vagina?

Can hemorrhoids cause bleeding from bladder or vagina?

No: Hemorrhoids can bleed with bowel movements or spontaneously but it usually is bright red blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. It is always bleeding from the anus. They will not cause bleeding from other places. ...Read more

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Can using laxatives cause internal bleeding?

Can using laxatives cause internal bleeding?

Unlikely: This is not a common side effect of laxatives, unless your laxative also contains aspirin or an NSAID like ibuprofen. You may have some rectal bleeding from chronic constipation such as a hemorrhoid or an anal fissure which will show itself when you finally go to the bathroom with the laxative though. Let your doctor know about any change in bowel habits you experience. ...Read more

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What factors can cause internal intestinal bleeding?

What factors can cause internal intestinal bleeding?

Many things: Depending on where the bleeding is coming from (ie the upper GI tract, or the lower GI tract) it can be an ulcer, polyp, cancer, inflammation, or sometime the source is never found. All GI bleeding should be worked up, and you need to speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Which STDs can cause rectal bleeding?

Which STDs can cause rectal bleeding?

Several STDs...: Several sexually transmitted infections can involve the anus, rectum, and colon, including syphilis, chancroid, herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, to name a few. If you believe you may have a sexually transmitted infection, you should see a doctor to be tested, because they all have different treatments. Regardless, any unexplained rectal bleeding should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Can leukaemia cause vaginal bleeding?

Yes: There are significant bleeding problems associated with with leukemias. Platelets which help the clotting process are often low and other clotting factors may be abnormal as well. ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal bleeding?

What can cause vaginal bleeding?

Mother's hormones: When babies are first born, they have been growing in the presence of their mother's female hormones. After birth, the withdrawal of these hormones may cause a little bit of vaginal spotting for a few days, which is entirely normal. ...Read more

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What can cause rectal bleeding ?

What can cause rectal bleeding ?

Numerous: From hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulae, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, to polyps, tumors benign or malignant. Also meckel's diverticulum, and upper GI sources such as ulcers and gastritis and tumors benign or malignant. No bleeding is normal. Get properly evaluated by a GI doctor or colorectal surgeon or at least by your primary care doctor. Do not ignore rectal bleeding. ...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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Can hemorrhoids cause thinner stools?

Constipation: Hemorrhoids and constipation go together. However thinner stools may represent something else, like a mass in the lower colon/rectum. Okay to get checked by your doc, you may need a colonoscopy. Don't just assume it is the hemorrhoid. A rectal mass could be more ominous to your overall health. ...Read more

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