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Garlic For 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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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