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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

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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

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Hemorrhoids and pain in the groin are symptoms of?

Hemorrhoids and pain in the groin are symptoms of?

Hard to say: Hemorrhoids are common with excessive straining due to constipation or a low fiber diet. These problems may also be associated with lower abdominal pain. See your primary care, likely an easy fix. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids and pinworms. ?

What are the symptoms of hemorrhoids and pinworms. ?

See Your Doctor: Hemorrhoids and Pinworms can have similar symptoms; most commonly anal itching. Unlike pinworms, hemorrhoids can cause pain depending on their location and bleeding. Hemorrhoids are caused by swollen rectal blood vessels whereas pinworms are an infestation. Your symptoms are not given therefore be aware your full medical history and visual inspection may suggest other possible causes. See a doctor ...Read more

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What symptoms can i expect after hemorrhoid banding procedure?

What symptoms can i expect after hemorrhoid banding procedure?

Minor discomfort: Rubber band ligation is a procedure in which the hemorrhoid is tied off at its base with rubber bands, cutting off the blood flow to the hemorrhoid. Pain is likely for 24 to 48 hours after rubber band ligation. You may use acetaminophen (for example, Tylenol) and sit in a shallow tub of warm water (sitz bath) for 15 minutes at a time to relieve discomfort. ...Read more

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What are the Symptoms of Internal Hemorrhoid INFECTION, Thanks?

Severe pain: when you move your bowels..along with possible bleeding and PUS Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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Hello sir I'm about to do the Army physical and I just wanted to see if I had hemorrhoids I have a weird dot close to my anal I don't have any symptom?

Hello sir I'm about to do the Army physical and I just wanted to see if I had hemorrhoids I have a weird dot close to my anal I don't have any symptom?

Hemorrhoids: Hello sir I'm about to do the Army physical and I just wanted to see if I had hemorrhoids I have a weird dot close to my anal I don't have any symptom? ANS: show to your Dr. Most with hemorrhoids don't have symptoms. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids produce same symptoms as prostate enlargement?

Can hemorrhoids produce same symptoms as prostate enlargement?

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 is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. The symptoms are usually very different than prostate issues. ...Read more

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I have a very hard, external hemorrhoid (my first). It seemed to come on quickly after 2 days of diarrhea. (no other symptoms) very painful. help?

I have a very hard, external hemorrhoid (my first). It seemed to come on quickly after 2 days of diarrhea. (no other symptoms) very painful. help?

Sounds like: thrombosed external hemorroid. Try otc topicals with hydrocortisone or anesthetic. Lying down to reduce pressure to area and ice pack can also help. If these don't work sometimes the clot needs to be surgically removed. Although painful, this condition will subside. More important is cause of diarrhea. Make sure it is nothing serious. Get colonoscopy if you have not had one. ...Read more

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Does anusol get rid of hemorrhoids or does it just relieve the symptoms?

Does anusol get rid of  hemorrhoids or does it just relieve the symptoms?

Relieve: Hemorrhoiss are a stretched blood vessel and skin. Anusol just relieves the symptoms, to get rid you need surgery or other intervention. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

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