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Coughing Cause Hemorrhoids
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids.: When a hemorrhoidectomy is performed, the doctor doesn’t excise every vein that could potentially become a hemorrhoid in the future. So you certainly can get new hemorrhoids from varying mechanisms after a hemorrhoidectomy. ...Read more
I have a hemorrhoid from coughing so bad it hurts and looks pink will it go away and how long? It even hurts it when I cough
Couple of days: Sounds just inflamed. Would just treat it conservatively. Sitz baths, stool softeners and over the counter anesthetic creams. In rare cases it may be a thrombosed (clotted) hemorrhoid. If so, these will last longer and can be incredibly painful and my require evacuation of the clot ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 1 year old baby has a hemorrhoid. She had it small a few months ago but now, when she had cough, it got worse. Anything I can do to ease the pain?
I asked a previous question I think I have an external hemorrhoid it's very sore even when I cough or sneeze on my anus can you advise fast relief?
Here are some tips t: A few tips to help you. There are 3 things that you can do to relieve your pain. Take a pain medicine like Paracetamol every 6 hourly till the pain is gone (2-3 days). Use Sitz bath (Sit in a warm water tub after any BM. This will keep the anus area clean. Use local application of an anti-inflammatory cream containing Hydrocortisone (Consult your GP also to verify which medicine is best for local app ...Read more
I noticed today that I have what appears to be a hemorrhoid. I've been sick lately including coughing, is this a cause and what can I do about it?
Yes and stop cough: Hemorrhoids are little outpouchings of blood vessels in the anus that occur when there is high pressure against blood return from that area. Such a situation occurs with pregnancy, straining at stool and with any other cause of raised intra abdominal pressure ouch as a protracted cough. Treatment is to stop the pressure / cough, use warm sitz baths, topical low potency steroids (prep h), time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Piles: Aging, obesity, pregnancy, chronic constipation or diarrhea, excessive use of enemas or laxatives, straining during bowel movements, and spending too much time on the toilet are considered contributing factors. Heredity may also play a part in some cases. There is no reason to believe that hemorrhoids are caused by jobs requiring, for instance, heavy lifting or long hours of sitting, although >>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure.: Too much pressure on the veins in the pelvic and rectal area causes hemorrhoids. Normally, tissue inside the anus fills with blood to help control bowel movements. If you strain to move stool, the increased pressure causes the veins in this tissue to swell and stretch. This can cause hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids often develop in people with constipation, those who are overweight, or during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
excessive pressure: Hemorrhoids are varicose veins of the anal area. Varicose veins are stretched veins caused by higher than normal pressure. Hemorrhoids are usually caused by chronic straining with bowel movements. They are also commonly seen in pregnant women close to delivery because the uterus tends to back up flow in the veins from the anal area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That's not common: It's unusual for medications to cause hemorrhoids. What is more common is for medications to cause constipation which can cause hemorrhoids. The best way to avoid this is to have enough fiber in your diet. Remember that any bleeding is abnormal and should be investigated by a doctor. ...Read more
I would recommend...: A large hemorrhoid could cause a blockage or obstruction. If you think you are having a blockage, please see your physician. There are other causes for obstructions that need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer