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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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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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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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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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Will my hemorrhoid ever go away?

Probably: Avoidance of straining at your bowel movements, avoiding hard stools and constipation, occasional sitz baths with epson salts and perhaps occasional stool softeners can help avoid hemorrhoidal pain and swelling. Some hemorrhoids do require surgery, however. See your doctor for examination if persistent troubles. ...Read more

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What should you do for hemroids?

What should you do for hemroids?

Avoid constipation: This is caused by increased intra-abdominal pressure ( from constipation, straining, lifting, pregnancy etc.). Treatment is high fiber diet and lots of water. U should get at least 30 gm of fiber per day. If still straining to have bm, add stool softener. ...Read more

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What to do for painful hemroids?

What to do for painful hemroids?

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. Csn try warm bath soaks. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What does a hemorrhoid look like?

Depends: External hemorrhoids are swollen tissue around the anus pink or red and soft but twender to touch. If it thomboses or clots, pain is increased and it will have apurple color and be firm/hard to the touch. If not sure what the swelling is, get an expert to evaluate and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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Will I have a hemorrhoid forever?

Will I have a hemorrhoid forever?

No: Actually hemorrhoids ususally will go away. Remember fiber , exercise and fluids will help keep hemorrhoids away. ...Read more

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What should I do about hemorrhoid?

What should I do about hemorrhoid?

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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How can I treat external hemroids?

How can I treat external hemroids?

Soak: Sitz baths (soaking in warm water) and ice can both help shrink hemorrhoids temporarily. Avoid pushing or straining when you have a bowel movement. Increase fiber and fluid intake. Don't use a donut pillow - this can actually aggravate hemorrhoids. Wipe gently and avoid irritating the hemorrhoids. Wipes can be irritating. An oily cleanser like balneol can be helpful. See doctor if no improvement. ...Read more

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What to do if hemorrhoid problems?

What to do if hemorrhoid problems?

Here you go..: Stay well hydrated, add a bulk laxative (e.g. metamucil,) eat a balanced diet with fibre, and be efficient when using the toilet. Do not linger. there are many topical hemorrhoidal agents, e.g. Anusol, which you can use. If necessary, seek help from a colorectal surgeon or general surgeon with anorectal experience. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a hemroid?

What are the symptoms of a hemroid?

Rectal pain: Rectal pain and discomfort especially after a bowel movement and frequentially associated with some bright red blood after wiping. ...Read more

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What are all the causes of hemroids?

What are all the causes of hemroids?

Pressure: Anything that increases the pressure in the veins of the rectum, the valsalva maneuver that occurs when straining with stool for example, can result in hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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