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What to do about chronic hemorrhoids?

What to do about chronic hemorrhoids?

See below: Low fiber and inadequate fluid intake as well as excessive caffeine and alcohol intake can contribute to constipation and hemorrhoidal symptoms. Chronic diarrhea can also aggravate the hemorrhoidal tissue. Try to avoid foods and habits that contribute to either. If necessary see a colorectal surgeon for options. No reading on toilet. ...Read more

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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Best way to treat chronic hemorrhoids?

Best way to treat chronic hemorrhoids?

Symptoms?: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. ...Read more

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Which symptoms of hemorrhoids are most common?

Discomfort: Hemorrhoids are veins at the anal opening that can become enlarged. Anal opening discomfort, peri-anal swelling, sometimes small rectal bleeding, maybe can have discomfort or swelling at the anal region with bowel movements. ...Read more

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Which are hemorrhoids and what is it's symptoms?

Which are hemorrhoids and what is it's symptoms?

What are Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are engorged vascular tissue, usually up in the rectum just above the anus. Symptoms are generally pain or bleeding. Occasionally a blood clot, thrombosis will occur on the outside with is suddenly painful and swollen , and responds quickly to excision if done in a timely fashion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an external hemorrhoid?

What are the symptoms of an external hemorrhoid?

Tissue protruding: External hemorrhoids are swollen hemorrhoidal pads that a person may feel bulge out when straining to have a bowel movement. They may cause pain and may bleed. Treatment starts with preventing hard stools with stool softeners and fiber supplements. See a doctor or surgeon for more accurate diagnosis and treatment after an exam. ...Read more

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I think i might have hemorrhoids. What are the symptoms?

I think i might have hemorrhoids. What are the symptoms?

Care of hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids often cause pain and bleeding in the rectal/anal area. They can be associated with purple lump or lumps by the anus. They are often made worse by straining with constipation. A bowel regimen to achieve two soft bowel movements daily is helpful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of chronic hemorrhoids?

What is the best way to take care of chronic hemorrhoids?

Symptoms?: Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. Flare ups are then treated with creams, ointments. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids?

Need expert help here. What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids?

Piles: Hemorrhoids may cause a feeling of lumps in the anal area, may itch, cause mucus or bleeding in the anal area and if a clot occurs they become very painful and need clot removal. Many hemorrhoids cause no symptoms however. ...Read more

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How often do hemorrhoids become strangulated? What are the symptoms of a strangulated hemorrhoid and how dangerous are they?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids don't become strangulated, but can become thrombosed in which case they become quite painful and tender. A surgeon or proctologist would have to remove the blood clot under local anesthesia to take care of the problem. Bleeding is another complication of hemorrhoids. ...Read more