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I do eat garlic every morning and it was last month that i got anal hemorrhoids, so is it fine to continue eating or it will increase hemorrhoids?

I do eat garlic every morning and it was last month that i got anal hemorrhoids, so is it fine to continue eating  or it will increase hemorrhoids?

No neg. relationship: Hemorrhoids are typically caused by too much straining while defecating. Hemorrhoids are bulging veins in the anal area and the added pressure increases the vein expansion with blood. Eat more foods with fiber to make it easier to go to bathroom and to put less pressure down below when you go. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


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What causes hemroids?

What causes hemroids?

Here are some...: Venous dilation around anal verge is called hemorrhoid; in legs, varicose veins; above testes, varicoceles; at the junction of esophagus and stomach, esophageal vary. But why does venous dilation only happen to some people? Known to us, we are not born equal; as a result, the characters and strength of tissues and parts of organs widely vary although they share same anatomical terminology. ...Read more

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How do you get hemroids?

How do you get hemroids?

Many causes: Hemorrhoids can be caused by straining, sitting on the toilet for a long time, lifting heavy things, or chronic constipation or diarrhea. In some people, they appear to be hereditary. This makes sense, since varicose veins, which are similar to hemorrhoids, are the same. ...Read more

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I think I have hemroids?

Be checked: Feel bulging tissue look with mirror for extruding tissue if painful, bleeding, bulging then surgery can become necessary. ...Read more

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What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term? ...Read more

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Why is my hemorrhoid white?

Why is my hemorrhoid white?

Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a hemorrhoid such as an abscess. An evaluation by a general or colorectal surgeon would be recommended. ...Read more

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What will help with hemroids?

What will help with hemroids?

See below: Warm soaks in a bathtub, tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomfort, take fiber supplements and drink plenty of liquids to avoid constipation, avoid sitting too long and straining at the toilet. See a doctor for examination if problems persist. ...Read more

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What is done for a hemorrhoid?

Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet bet is a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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How to get hemorrhoid removed?

See you doctor: Removing hemorrhoids is a surgical procedure. See your doctor/surgeon. ...Read more

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How can you treat a hemorrhoid?

How can you treat a hemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoid help: I agree w dr. Hoepfner. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm. ...Read more

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