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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen veins in the lower portion of ...Read more


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Can passing gas cause hemorrhoids?

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Can passing gas cause hemorrhoids?
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Dr. James Lin
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Can internal and external hemorrhoids cause excessive passing of gas or a heavy feeling in the rectum?

Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Hemorrhoids - internal or external - itself would not cause excessive gas passing and feeling heaviness in the rectum. which are more likely related with indigestion or inflammatory bowel disorders. So, collect the onset, degree, progress, etc. of the symptoms with their sequence of events, and bring those to see Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, & possible tests such as fecal analysis, endo.. ...Read more

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Do gas a bloating cause hemorrhoids to bleed?

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Do gas a bloating cause hemorrhoids to bleed?

No: No unless straining in the rect.

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Can hemorrhoids cause discomfort in the very lower abdomen like gas pains as well as rear end. ?

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Can hemorrhoids cause discomfort in the  very lower abdomen like gas pains as well as rear end.  ?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids would not cause abdominal pain, but can cause rectal discomfort. Lower abdomen discomfort can be from constipation, urinary infection, gynecologic, etc. Needs an examination if not already gone to check for hemorrhoids or consider colonoscooy if you have not had one done before. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Used kid size fleet glycerin suppository. Caused bad stomach cramps, gas & only very small amount came out. Now stomach is bloated w/ hemorrhoids. ER?

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Used kid size fleet glycerin suppository. Caused bad stomach cramps, gas & only very small amount came out. Now stomach is bloated w/ hemorrhoids. ER?

Provider: Unless your hemorrhoids are bleeding, your PCP should be able to manage your symptoms. Adding a stool softener/laxative might help and getting suppositories specifically for hemorrhoids. If you can't see your doctor go to the ER. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. David Wishnew
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Blood when wiping after bowel movement, stomach pressure/cramps after eating and increased gas. No external hemorrhoids. What could cause this?

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Blood when wiping after bowel movement, stomach pressure/cramps after eating and increased gas. No external hemorrhoids. What could cause this?

GI disease: Gi symptoms are complex and difficult to determine on a site like this. Irritable bowel, crohn's, hemorrhoids, food intolerance, etc are all issues that need to be explored. A visit to a gastroenterologist or even a cool-rectal surgeon appears to be in order to define the problem and treat the underlying cause(s). ...Read more

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Dr. David Lipkin
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Hello i have an internal hemorrhoid is it possible to pass more gas with this condition?

Dr. David Lipkin
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Hello i have an internal hemorrhoid is it possible to pass more gas with this condition?

No connection: There is no connection between hemorrhoids and flatus. ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy 3/15. no neg. result. I have hemorrhoids and They do bleed but intermittently when I just pass gas it bleeds & I must wear a pad?

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I had a colonoscopy 3/15.  no neg. result.  I have hemorrhoids and They do bleed but intermittently when I just pass gas it bleeds & I must wear a pad?

See answer: Not certain what your question is but for general advice about the treatment of hemorrhoids go to > http://wb.md/1Jj80zo ...Read more

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