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Grade 2 Internal Hemorrhoids
I am being treated for grade 2 internal hemorrhoids, can they cause urinary or prostate type pain?
No it does not: Hemorroids causes painless bleeding from the rectum and usually associated with defecation.. It can cause a heaviness in that area and itching on occasion but will not cause severe pain unless the hemorroid is Stage 3 (which means its bleeding, prolapsed and edematous and swollen and so cannot return back into the rectum. This is treated with surgery thanks ...Read more
I have grade 2 internal hemorrhoids that bleed without pain. Apart from taking fiber rich food, would doing kegels help?
No: No, but medication can rx the problem. Kegel;s exercises will strengthen the pubococcygeal muscle and levator ani, but do nothing to rx the hemorrhoids. ...Read more
What could you say about benign kidney cyst, ganglion cyst, grade 2 internal hemorrhoids, slight heart murmur?
Depends: All are relatively benign in nature. Probably more of us have other similar findings if we looked for them. I suspect a normal life. ...Read more
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
Still having rectal bleeding after passing difficult stools. I have grade two internal hemorrhoids, I've had a recent clear colonoscopy and endoscopy.
Have had a grade 2 & grade 3 internal prolapsed hemorrhoids for 17 years. Would banding be sufficient or opting for full surgical removal?
Surgery: If the hermorrhoids are symptomatic (bleeding, itching, pain, etc.) surgical treatment is recommended. ...Read more
I have had several internal hemorrhoids removed and now I have to wipe excessively to get clean. Sometimes an hour or two later, i wipe
again but very little. No blood, no pain no urge to go.
Pasty gooey: Hard to clean stool is usually due to a lack of fluids usually about 40 ounces short for the day. Stay away from caffeine and alcohol and increase your fluids. This should help in 3-4 days. You may also have had damage to your sphincter muscles from the surgery. This too needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
Is it normal to still have rectal pain and bleeding after laser coagulation for internal hemorrhoids, I also had two banded two weeks ago. How long does it take to heal?
Seek consultation: Internal hemmorhoids can be treated with a variety of in office procedures. You should seek a consultation with a general surgeon or colorectal surgeon who treat this condition. You can ask your friends or call the hospital referring hotline for the name of a well trained surgeon. ...Read more
Texture/Doctor Exam: Most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that distend after straining or having a bm, and may bleed. If a hemorrhoid becomes firm, enlarged, and tender, it may have thrombosed (clotted). This is treated w/ pain medication and time. Anal lump present all the time requires medical attention to assure that it isn't something else. See fp, gi, or surgeon! good luck! ...Read more
What to do if I do not know how far up internal hemorrhoids are, are they just close to the surface?
A few centimeters:
Close to exit area of anus.
Is there any methods to cure "internal hemorrhoids" beside eating more fibre. I have it for like 5 months now.
Office treatment: If your internal hemorrhoids prolapse out through your anus to the point that you notice it, that is not likely to go away on its own (the horse is out of the barn), and it may eventually get to the point that you have to manually push them back in. Most grade 2 internal hemorrhoid prolapse is easily treated with safe and often painless office procedures like rubber band ligation. ...Read more
I am suffering from internal hemorrhoids since 7 years. But nowadays its bleeding too much. Help.
Banding : True internal hemorrhoids can be treated in the office by rubber band ligation. In the office, a rubber band is placed on the base of the hemorrhoid. The hemorrhoid will fall off in about a week. ...Read more
I have bleeding from apparent internal hemorrhoids. At what point should this become worrisome? Or does it ever? Any advice?
Check it out: You always want to check it out to make sure the diagnosis is correct. Ben at age 40, I would strongly consider having a colonoscopy. May also want to get a consultation with a colorectal surgeon for more info about hemorrhoid treatment. Ita not always surgical. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Why would I still have bleeding from internal hemorrhoids 2 weeks after having the banding ligation procedure done?
Thrombosing: Banding hemorrhoids causes them to thrombose, or clot off. But this may shift venous flow to other dilated veins in the rectum leading to new hemorrhoids. So it's either that the old hemorrhoids have clotted but continue to ooze, or that new hemorrhoids have formed. You should ask your doctor to examine you for more information. ...Read more
Normal veins: Everybody is born with normal hemorrhoidal veins that serve as a vascular cushion for stool passage. They cause problems when people abuse them with poor diet, poor fluids, excessive straining, constipation or diarrhea. They should last a lifetime if you treat them properly. ...Read more
Depend: Depends on your symptoms and the anatomy of your hemorrhoids. In general the standard treatment include dietary modification, infra red coagulation (for small bleeding internal hemorrhoids), rubber band ligation(for larger bleeding or prolapsing internal hemorrhoids) , surgery for multiple large internal internal and external hemorrhoids...Etc, etc...See a colorectal surgeon to discuss the best rx. ...Read more
1-2 weeks: I assume we are not talking about after hemorrhoid surgery...If you have aggravated internal/external hemorrhoids, treatments such as stool softeners, fiber therapy, Hydrocortisone foam and sitz baths with epsom salts 4-8 times daily, relieves most hemorrhoidal crises within 1-2 weeks, or less if not severe. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Generally there are 3 internal hemorrhoids, right anterior, right posterior, and left lateral. They can all be banded, but generally only 1 is done at a time so as to minimize the rare but possible complications of pain or bleeding. Although there are 3 hemorrhoids, it may take more than 3 sessions to get them all adequately treated. ...Read more