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Can exercise cause diarrhea?

Can exercise cause diarrhea?

It can: This is a well observed phenomenon, particularly with endurance athletes/runners. This exercise induced diarrhea is felt to be possibly be related to low blood flow to the gut, as blood is shunted(diverted) to the muscle .. a variant of ischemic colitis! ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Can hemorrhoids and constipation cause contractions?

Can hemorrhoids and constipation cause contractions?

They are associated.: I assume the contractions you are inquiring about are intestinal or colon cramps. Constipation is usually a functional problem caused by a lack of dietary fiber. When the colon and rectum have to generate more pressure than they are designed to work at, this results in cramps, hemorrhoids and diverticulosis. ...Read more

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Can certain foods cause greater hemorroid bleeding?

Can certain foods cause greater hemorroid bleeding?

Yes and no: Hemorrhoids and their complications develop because of higher pressures than normal in the anorectal canal during defecation. This is caused by lack of undigestible fiber in the diet, so in that sense, eating foods low in dietary fiber can aggravate hemorrhoids. I'm not aware of any foods causing a direct effect unless they cause the individual to have cramping diarrhea. ...Read more

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Do eating chicken cause anal fissures?

Do eating chicken cause anal fissures?

Anal fissures: Know of no association between eating poultry and developing anal fissures. ...Read more

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Could external and internal hemorrhoids be cured with diet and exercise ?

Could external and internal hemorrhoids be cured with diet and exercise ?

Improved, not cured: A good diet and exercise are helpful for many conditions. Hemorrhoid symptoms are often related to bad bowel habits associated with poor fiber intake and inactivity. Foods causing constipation and diarrhea do not help the situation. Itching and irritation are often related to diet. Protrusion can be decreased by less straining. Bleeding must always be evaluated for other causes. ...Read more

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Can strenuous exercise cause B12 deficit?

Can strenuous exercise cause B12 deficit?

No.: The liver stores a 3-year supply of vitamin b12. True vegan vegetarians may need a supplement or vitamin B12 fortified food. In pernicious anemia diagnosed in 1% of people over age 60, impaired production of intrinsic factor interferes with B12 absorption. Complications of gastro-intestinal surgery (bypass, stapling), small intestine bacterial overgrowth and tropical sprue can cause b12 deficiency. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

No but can worsen: I don't believe there is any direct impact of drinking on anal fissures or hemorrhoids, but it can worsen them. First, alcohol is a diuretic (draws water out of you), so it could make your stool harder & aggravate the area. Also, it interferes w/ multiple components of the body's healing mechanisms, such as platelets, clotting factor, & other products and processes involved in healing. ...Read more

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Will chronic straining / increased intra-abdominal pressure cause the colon veins to become enlarged the same way it causes hemorrhoids?

Will chronic straining / increased intra-abdominal pressure cause the colon veins to become enlarged the same way it causes hemorrhoids?

No: The anatomy of the internal veins and the hemorrhoid veins is different. But the colon can become enlarged and distended and sluggish, and colon diverticulosis can occur instead. ...Read more

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Can swollen hemorrhoids cause constipation?

Can swollen hemorrhoids cause constipation?

Other way round : Hemorroids don't usually cause constipation but constipation is a common cause of hemorrhoids. Constipation causes us to stay on the toilet longer and push harder which can cause hemorrhoids to swell and become symptomatic. The best treatment is change your diet to include lots of fresh fruit and whole grains (fiber) and possibly a stool softener. Visit your doctor for more suggestions. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause flat stools?

Yes: From edema (swelling) at the anal opening and thus deformation of the stool as you pass it (like toothpaste out of a tube). ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause hemorrhoids?

Can stress and anxiety cause hemorrhoids?

Not really: Moreso from straining from constipation, hard stool, childbirth, or some tendency. But some people's anxiety affects their bowel habits, and rarely anxious people have trouble relaxing their anal schincter. ...Read more

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Do hemorrhoids cause lumbar pain?

Usually not: Hemorrhoids can be very uncomfortable and low back pain usually develops as a result of altered body mechanics that can lead to muscle strain and low back pain. ...Read more

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Could hemorrhoids cause constipation?

Could hemorrhoids cause constipation?

No: Hemorrhoids or swollen veins of the rectum, . Can swell, bleedi and cause pain or discomfort. They do not, however, cause constipation. Constipation is more commonly a dietary problem or related to medications you may be taking. Try fiber pills like metamucil and occ. Laxatives when needed. For persistent constipation or a change in bowel habits, do see a doctor for an exam. Peter wilk, m. ...Read more

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Can piles or hemorrhoids lead to bowl cancer ?

Can piles or hemorrhoids lead to bowl cancer ?

No: Hemorrhoids are engorged blood vessels under the lining of the rectum/anus. These are benign. They do not turn into colorectal cancer. While constipation is associated with hemorrhoids and some have associated constipation with an increased incidence of colon cancer, there are many confounding factors that explain this increase. The two conditions are not associated. ...Read more

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Can sit ups cause internal bleeding?

Can sit ups cause internal bleeding?

No.: Sit ups in normal, healthy individuals do not cause internal bleeding. If you're noticing blood in your stools, that's a different matter and you should get checked out by your physician. ...Read more

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Bleeding after BM (Fissures), not constipated, colonoscopy showed no Chrohn's, etc. What else could cause anal fissues? Allergies? Stress? Reflux?

Bleeding after BM (Fissures), not constipated, colonoscopy showed no Chrohn's, etc. What else could cause anal fissues? Allergies? Stress? Reflux?

Anal fissures: Some common causes of anal fissure include:Passing large or hard stools, Constipation and straining during bowel movements, Chronic diarrhea, Inflammation of the anorectal area caused by Crohn's disease or another inflammatory bowel disease, and Childbirth. You may not be constipated, but may have large stools. Activities like anal intercourse or sex toy use can cause them too. Keep up with the GI ...Read more

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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

What causes hemorrhoids?

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 more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

What causes hemorrhoids?

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 more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

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 more

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What causes hemorrhoids?

Straining: Several things can influence hemorrhoids. Straining at stools with constipation and diarrhea, pregnancy, delivery, weight lifting. One other cause common with men more than women is spending excess time on the toilet. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hemorrhoids?

Several: Genetics, hard stool, straining, heavy lifting, pregnancy, childbirth. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hemorrhoids or piles?

Straining: Swollen hemorrhoids reflect either excessive straining or chronic poor bowel habilts. Hemorrhoids are a normal part of rectal anatomy and only become swollen and inflamed secondary to the above causes. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a hemorrhoid permanently?

What causes rid of a hemorrhoid permanently?

They wont: Surgery or ligation/ banding are the only options for permanent removal; however this is only recommended after trying other rx, & only if the symptoms are really bad. Preventing constipation can help releive symptoms greatly. ...Read more

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What makes some medications cause hemorrhoids?

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

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Please tell me, could a hemorrhoid cause a blockage?

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

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What are the causes of hemorrhoids and how do they treat them?

What are the causes of hemorrhoids and how do they treat them?

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

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Is there any particular cause for the development of hemorrhoids?

Is there any particular cause for the development of hemorrhoids?

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 more

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Could cardio exercise (martial art, basketball) give you hemorrhoid ?

Could cardio exercise (martial art, basketball) give you hemorrhoid ?

No: Most common precipitating factor is straining at stool. Eat high fiber fruits and vegetables and drink at least 1 Liter water daily ...Read more

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Do hemorrhoids could disappear by themselves ? And if they do what is the cause?

Do hemorrhoids could disappear by themselves ? And if they do what is the cause?

Yes: Once you have hemorrhoids will stay with you , but possible to have very prolonged remission of years , due to you habits , avoiding constipation , healthy high fibre diet , hydration etc. ...Read more

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Could prostatitis cause hemorrhoids?

No: Prostatitis is inflammation of the prostate gland than can or cannot be associated with bacterial infection, depending on the course of the disease. Hemorrhoids are not caused by prostate problems; other causes must be evaluated if hemmorhoids if present. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoid has white head, what are the causes?

Hemorrhoid has white head, what are the causes?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes you to get hemorrhoids and how to prevent it?

What causes you to get hemorrhoids and how to prevent it?

Pressure: Hemorrhoids are similar to varicose veins of the legs - pressure and gravity cause them to form. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


Anal Swelling (Definition)

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