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Can Vitamins Cause Hemorrhoids
Bulk fibre: If hemorrhoids are an issue, I recommend good hydration, a balanced diet, and the use of bulk laxatives. Any brand of bulk laxative is fine, and don't take more than directed. I usually recommend 2-3 tablets with a glass of water. I also suggest you be very efficient when using the bathroom - get in, finish, and get up. Do not linger. No vitamins will help. Good luck. ...Read more
Cold?: There are many reasons one might feel cold from vascular to neurological to endocrine to psychiatric etc. See an MD for a proper workup before you waste your money on vitamins ...Read more
Will vitamin/mineral deficiency cause eczema-like symptoms? (if yes, what vitamin (s) or mineral (s)?)
Straining to have BM: When the stool is small it requires more effort to pass. This bearing down effort to move stool is what causes the dilation of the hemorroidal veins. With chrnoic straiingn during bowel movement the veins get weaker and weaker and dilate more. A high fiber diet makes large soft stools that are easy to pass and hemorroids less likely to form. ...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
Hemorrhoids or swollen veins of the rectum, .
Can swell, bleedi and cause pain or discomfort.
They do not, however, cause constipation. Constipation is more commonly a dietary problem or related to medications you may be taking. Try fiber pills like metamucil and occ. Laxatives when needed.
For persistent constipation or a change in bowel habits, do see a doctor for an exam.
Peter wilk, m. ...Read more
Constipation: Hemorroids are enlarged veins at he anal cansl and most commonly occur from straining due to constipation. They also cam occur during pregnancy. Avoiding straining or sitting at the toilet too long. Avoid constipation. Warm bath soaks can help. Sometimes minor surgery is needed if recurrent discomfort & bleeding. ...Read more
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
Not aware of this: Hemorroids may cause rectal bleeding or discomfort but shouldn't cause pain in the testicles (balls).Causes of testicular pain vary with age, symptoms, &physical exam, but may include referred pain from prostatitis, epididymitis, irritation of the spermatic cord from exercising without proper support. Seek attention emergently if a testicle is painful&swollen as this could be torsion. See ur doc for xm. ...Read more
Overdoses of: The fat soluble vitamins: a, d, e &k are of concern. The others, including c, are easily flushed on a daily basis. It sems unlikely that a common complaint ith many causes, headache, could be another cause of headache. Linus paulng advocated huge doses as a preventitive. No side effects reported. ...Read more
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