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Can Spicy Food Cause Hemorrhoids
ER doctor checked no fishers or hemorrhoids, but burning when I go #2. No spicy food either. Could this be apart of my GERD or esophagitis or bulimia?
I have problem of haemorroids-little swollen blister on anus. When I eat oily or spicy food, it swells more. Plz advice.?
See a surgeon: Whatever it is needs fixing and you can have spicy food again. See a surgeon. ...Read more
How can hemorrhoids be prevented? What causes hemorrhoid, is there any type of food that should be avoided?
Hemorrhoids!: Hemorrhoids are caused by many factors, including heredity. But the main preventable causes are low fiber in your diet, pregnancy in women, which causes pelvic venous congestion, tight garments, constipation, which forces more bearing down with defecation. Sitting for prolongued periods is an aggravating factor. Obesity as well. Exercise helps preventing them, as does correcting what I've said! ...Read more
I finish hemorrhoid, fissure surgery 6days back less food cause in passing so painful I didn't pass for3days but im eating yoghurt, milk, apple? Normal?
Yes: Pain with defecation after hemorrhoid or fissure surgery is common. Nonetheless, the more you delay, the harder the stool, the more painful it will be to pass stool. Drink plenty of fluids and water, minimize narcotics for pain control, walk as much as possible, take warm baths to keep the anal area clean and sooth the pain. ...Read more
Maybe not hemorrhoid: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Pain +/- pruritis (itching) from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), prctalgia fugax. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's), circumstances, you will want to get evaluated. ...Read more
Avoid constipation: Hemorrhoids are exacerbated by constipation and the "pushing" necessary. Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Don't sit for long periods on the toilet. ...Read more
Pls mention drugs that will worst hemorrhoids & foods to be avoided when one having hemorrhoids????
Hemorrhoids worse: Constipation is what makes hemorrhoids worse, both because of straining, and because of rubbing of a hard stool. Any drug or food which causes constipation will therefore make it worse. But you can prevent this by always taking stool softeners like Colace, (docusate sodium) and eating lots of salads and drinking lots of fluids to prevent constipation. ...Read more
I have grade 2 internal hemorrhoids that bleed without pain. Apart from taking fiber rich food, would doing kegels help?
No: No, but medication can rx the problem. Kegel;s exercises will strengthen the pubococcygeal muscle and levator ani, but do nothing to rx the hemorrhoids. ...Read more
What type of foods should I eat if I have internal hemorrhoids and a little polyp? Sweets, yogurt, proteins, white cheese, cocoa and tea are forbidden?
I suffered from food poisoning in feb & I was constipated now I have hemorrhoids and I need to find a way to get rid of them or make them less painful?
I ve got hemorrhoids-i lead sport life, diet, lot of water (and healthy food)im slim-but have hemorrhoids. I wonder if any cream suppository can heal it?
First line: They can help but if they do not then you need to see a proctologist. ...Read more
What happens if one poop blood? I have seen my gp and he said I have to do a stool sample. Could this be hemorrhoids or food poisoning?
Not food poisoning.: Certainly could be hemorrhoids but more serious issues can cause this as well. Best see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm having sharp pain on my lower left abdomen when I eat spicy, greasy or acidic foods. Pain in left side. I have constipation and hemorrhoids. Now, my right groin has slightly swollen nodes. On antibiotics just yesterday, Who to go to? What tests?
Gastritis, loss of appetite, Bowel movements NOT normal/diarrhea, hemorrhoids from antacid meds. I eat clean high quality foods. What is going on???
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
Mechanical strain: When you strain while defecating, it increases pressure in the veins of your anus which can then cause them to balloon out. Sitting on the toilet too long, having anal sex, being obese, having chronic constipation or diarrhea, and having a low fiber diet or even being pregnant can cause hemorrhoids. So, indirectly, the answer is yes if stress causes you to have the runs or constipation. ...Read more
No: No they usually don't unless you have difficulty cleaning and there is residual stool that remains on the external hemorrhoid after each bm. I would recommend sitz baths after bms if you note an odor. If there continues to be an odor you may have a perianal abscess which would be accompanied by pain and pus drainage. For this you need to go to the er for treatment. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
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