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

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

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

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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Is it normal when you have a hemorrhoids and is super difficult to pass gas or sometimes can't even fart?

Is it normal when you have a hemorrhoids and is super difficult to pass gas or sometimes can't even fart?

Piles of trouble: Hemorrhoids may be thrombosed (clotted) and swollen and painful. They can also prolapse and extend out of the anal canal. Try sitting in a hot bath to relax the sphincter muscles. A visit to the doctor for anoscopy exam seems reasonable to rule out other conditions. ...Read more

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I have seen a specialist and they have told me is not hemorrhoids I still don't get why I feel like a tiny inflammation when I use toilet to pas gas ?

I have seen a specialist and they have told me is not hemorrhoids I still don't get why I feel like a tiny inflammation when I use toilet to pas gas
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Anal Fissue: You might have a small tear in the anus this is very normal and caused by rectal trauma or very hard poop. I would have someone else take a look. ...Read more

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I am suffering from hemorrhoids, feeling weakness and having problem in releasing gas. My doctor prescribed me penegra 100 mg will it be useful?

I am suffering from hemorrhoids, feeling weakness and having problem in releasing gas. My doctor prescribed me penegra 100 mg will it be useful?

Not 4 gas or h'roids: Penegra is generic sildanafil which same as viagra (sildenafil). Is used for erectile dysfunction. It acts increasing blood flow into vessels by relaxing smooth (involuntary) muscle which in turn improves quality of penile erections. It could possible help relax anal sphincter ; facilitate release of gas but have never heard of it used 4 this. How about simethicone or "preparation h". ...Read more

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Male 26. Recent constipation for several days. Bm returning to normal now but pressure in rectum that feels like gas. Cancer? Hemorrhoid? No ins.

Male 26. Recent constipation for several days.  Bm returning  to normal now but pressure in rectum that feels like gas. Cancer? Hemorrhoid? No ins.

Unlikely: Probably more related to diet. Colon cancer can occur at your age but common things are more likely. If there is a family history of cancer, then go see someone. Is there a free health clinic you can go to? Could be a hemorrhoid but more likely diet. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Waited 3 weeks.Int Hemorrhoid gone down to small pin-prick when sitting long,passing gas hard, forcing stool.Haven't had sex in then.Can I resume w bf?

Waited 3 weeks.Int Hemorrhoid gone down to small pin-prick when sitting long,passing gas hard, forcing stool.Haven't had sex in then.Can I resume w bf?

More to your story: but it seems you're pretty constipated and you want to know if you can have sex w/ anal penetration? good chance that your hemorrhoids will come back with the straining - you want to deal with that. drink at least 2L fluid daily, make sure you get 25-30mg fiber, prn miralax (polyethylene glycol) if you need to. anal intercourse potentially uncomfortable though not medically contraindicated from what you say above. ...Read more

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Why would I have pain/pressure in my rectum area while having gas, before, and while I have to go to the bathroom. I have grade two internal hemorrhoids and have had a neg colonoscopy. ?

Why would I have pain/pressure in my rectum area while having gas, before, and while I have to go to the bathroom. I have grade two internal hemorrhoids and have had a neg colonoscopy. ?

Fissure: Typically a rectal fissure is the source of severe rectal pain and bleeding. The hemorrhoids are less painful, cause bleeding, and often hide the fissure located under or deep to the hemorrhoid. Initial treatment is softer, smaller caliber stool with bowel regimen. If not getting better, then surgery consultation. Take a friend with you. Be well ...Read more

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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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Is it alright to have anal sex with my bf with a small hemorrhoid. Only stings if I sit too long, or slightly (pin-prick) when bathroom or passing gas?

Is it alright to have anal sex with my bf with a small hemorrhoid. Only stings if I sit too long, or slightly (pin-prick) when bathroom or passing gas?

Consider holding off: As further trauma to the hemorrhoid can lead to a longer symptomatic period. Realize what you mention in your "CONDITIONS" may be true and dome of your issues could be related to a fissure. Again consider holding off to allow for healing ...Read more

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Hello. I had some spinach last night and ate chocolate with nuts ..and this morning got black stool loose one ..and alot of gas i have hemorrhoids 2

Hello. I had some spinach last night and ate chocolate with nuts ..and this morning got black stool loose one ..and alot of gas i have hemorrhoids 2

Black stools spinach: Most likely due to spinach. Hemorrhoids do not cause black stools. But easy to test for blood by taking sample to your Dr. Tell your team. ...Read more

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If I've been checked twice recently (no anal fissure, ext.hemorrhoids,no visible internal),would gas pain or the IBS-C I have reason for the slight pa?

Pain or bleeding : so you are cleared from fissure and hemorrhoid but you still have pain assuming in the anal area so yes IBS COULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PAIN ...Read more

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I have hemorrhoids and I can't poop and can barely pass gas too. My stomach is bloated because of it and it's extremely uncomfortable, what do I do?

I have hemorrhoids and I can't poop and can barely pass gas too. My stomach is bloated because of it and it's extremely uncomfortable, what do I do?

Need to see doctor: In the mean time,use OTC hemorrhoidal cream.
Drink 8-10 glasses of water.
Increase fiber in diet- plenty of fruits & vegetables.
Warm prune juice & fresh prune & dried prunes
May try glycerine suppositories.
Stool must be kept soft to avoid future hemorroids. ...Read more

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Mucus in stool and indigestion over 60 days , mucus comes with gas 'not stool.. In addition i had hemorrhoids 3 months back.. Anxiety or infection ?

Mucus in stool and indigestion over 60 days  , mucus comes with gas 'not stool.. In addition i had hemorrhoids 3 months back.. Anxiety or infection ?

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. ...Read more

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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?

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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Saw GI a few days ago and was examined.Said to keep using proctozone-hc,drink water &;take fiber.Hemorrhoids are down.No fissure.Can gas pain w/ibs-c?

Saw GI a few days ago and was examined.Said to keep using proctozone-hc,drink water &;take fiber.Hemorrhoids are down.No fissure.Can gas pain w/ibs-c?

What are u treating?: If you don't have pain or bleeding then there is no therapy required. Hemorrhoids are a part of normal anatomy and are supposed to be there. ProctoZone and topical steroids truly do nothing and are a waste if time and money ...Read more

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Im 38 year old fml (fluorometholone)..having cramping back pain constipation gas bloating nausea possible hemorrhoids. Last day of mens cycle was yesterday..no sex.

Im 38 year old fml (fluorometholone)..having cramping back pain constipation gas bloating nausea possible hemorrhoids.  Last day of mens cycle was yesterday..no sex.

Bloating/ gas/ pain: May be food intolerances, record what occurs when eat dairy, gluten soy, or try no dairy x 1 wk ,then no gluten x 1 week then no soy x 1 week, Constipation-even w/ BM can cause pain and gas, try Gas-x 1 before meals & milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) 1 tablespoon 2x/day x 4, Check stool guiac, reflux , h pylori, vaginitis ( mycoplasma even w/o sex), and ultrasound of gallbladder/ ovaries. f/u w/doc ...Read more

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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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Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Many reason for these symptoms: . The pain around the belly button is called Perry umbilical pain and usually associated with small intestinal cramping. This can occur as a result of food poisoning, viruses, inflammatory bowel disease, and sometimes even severe stress. Hemorrhoids are simply a symptom of poor nutrition along with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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What causes excessive gas? And is it unhealthy?

What causes excessive gas? And is it unhealthy?

Gas cause by foods: Excessive gas is most often caused by certain foods such as leafy veggies. It is not unhealthy. Increasing fiber in your diet may be helpful. ...Read more

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How long does it take for probiotics to work for bad or excessive gas?

How long does it take for probiotics to work for bad or excessive gas?

Uncertain: Probiotics may or may not help with "gas". I assume you
are referring to passing gas per rectum(flatus). Scientists are just starting to understand the human intestinal microbiome. The various probiotics all have different compositions. Which is the best is uncertain. The most important thing for a healthy microbiome is to eat a very healthy organic diet see: http://bit.ly/23X5fRT *see comments ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more