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Do thong underwear irritate hemorrhoids?

Do thong underwear irritate hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids: The question here is what actually bothers you? Underwear cannot cause internal hemorrhoids to prolapse, but it can irritate perianal skin. Accumulating of moisture in the anal and vaginal areas due to normal activites and rubbing of skin together can be very irritating and lead to fungal skin infections. This is not a hemorrhoid issue but one of hygiene. ...Read more

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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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Have had lump on anus assume hemorrhoid for past weak painful at first and last two days blood stains on underwear. Is that normal should I see my Dr.

Have had lump on anus assume hemorrhoid for past weak painful at first and last two days blood stains on underwear. Is that normal should I see my Dr.

Tear also: you have blood on toilet paper and have concerns for a hemorrhoid. It could also be an anal tear or abrasion. This happens from wiping too hard. It is very common. Your doctor will look at your anus and do an exam. If it is a hemorrhoid you will need to alter your diet and add fiber. If it is a tear you can benefit be using a wipe. ...Read more

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I think I have hemorrhoids and irritable bowel syndrome, how would I go about treating these?

I think I have hemorrhoids and irritable bowel syndrome, how would I go about treating these?

You might try: a very "simple' three week test.. Take a PROBIOTIC YOGURT preparation (This is NOT a COMMERCIAL and is just an "example" of one of a variety available ) "ACTIVA" TM for 3 weeks two portions daily! Hope this helps because the next steps will require a complete examination by your Primary Care Provider to begin with!! Dr Z ...Read more

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Can having a hemorroid cause blood to be on your underwear?

Can having a hemorroid cause blood to be on your underwear?

Yes: Hemorrhoids can bleed on their own or after bowels movements. This should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Epsom salts irritate hemorrhoids?

Epsom salts irritate hemorrhoids?

No: They actually tend to help the problem. If ur allergic or are having more pain or discomfort with use, please discontinue and do just warm water sitz bath. ...Read more

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Do squatting exercises irritate hemorrhoids?

Very much can: As anything that results in significant straining can exacerbate hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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