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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Been diagnosed with hemorrhoids, 2 weeks after having dry sex with a sexually active partner. I had my underwear on. Can this be a sign of STDs (warts?)
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
Could my irritable vagina be raw? Is that possible? It's the outer part it hurts to wipe or even have my underwear touch it.
Yes: But this is not normal and needs to be looked at. Depending on what the problem is, there are treatments available. ...Read more
Does wearing thongs irritate a hemorrhoid and fissure even more? I've had both for 3 months and I've worn normal panties for 3 days and it's better
You answered: your own question. If it works for you the the answer is YES. There a no scientific papers or studies on this subject. ...Read more
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