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I have to take fiber supplements after hemorrhoid surgery and Metamucil is causing me a lot of pain (bloating and cramps). What's the alternative?

I have to take fiber supplements after hemorrhoid surgery and Metamucil is causing me a lot of pain (bloating and cramps). What's the alternative?

Fiber sources: Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/digestive-health/whats-the-best-fiber-supplement#2

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948

You may also consider taking gas-x before you take your metamucil to decrease gas a known side effect. 1 serving metamucil powder is 2.4 gm soluble fiber.

Discuss options with your doc ...Read more

Dr. Sean O Donovan
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Hemorrhoid Surgery (Definition)

Hemorrhoid surgery is a procedure done to treat enlarged hemorrhoids. There are several variations, depending on the type of hemorrhoids you have, their size, and your doctor's expertise in a particular procedure. Most are done as an outpatient. While the biggest complaint is pain following surgery, newer procedures are able to minimize discomfort and ...Read more


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Can hemorrhoid surgery be performed while on menstrual period?

Can hemorrhoid surgery be performed while on menstrual period?

Not optimally: While hemorrhoid surgery can be performed during your menstrual cycle, it is not recommended. There is rarely a reason to perform hemorrhoid surgery urgently. It is best to have to Procedure performed when at your best health to ensure optimal quick recovery. ...Read more

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I had a tubal ligation a month ago, stopped bc. 2nd period after surgery not due for almost 2 weeks. Bad, nonstop cramps for 2 days. What could it be?

I had a tubal ligation a month ago, stopped bc. 2nd period after surgery not due for almost 2 weeks. Bad, nonstop cramps for 2 days. What could it be?

Ovulatory pain: You continue to ovulate and have periods after your tubes are tied. Sometimes this can be painful. See your gyn to make sure nothing else is the problem. ...Read more

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I have uterus septum, usually I have severe cramps when my period starts, my fear is resection surgery might cause worse cramps or change the cycle?

I have uterus septum, usually I have severe cramps when my period starts, my fear is resection surgery might cause worse cramps or change the cycle?

Questionable: Other causes of painful menstruation should be ruled out. Do you have any other problems from the septum such as recurrent miscarriages?
What is the purpose of septum resection in your case? Is it a partial or a complete septum?
Typically septum resection should not change your cycle rhythm or worsen your menstrual cramps ...Read more

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I'm having hemorrhoid Surgery and I don't won't to be in pain I'm scared when I broke my ankle and got screws and plates pain so bad pain medication did not work for about 3 weeks it thedeicing started with a P I'm scared I don't want to feel pain like t

I'm having hemorrhoid Surgery and I don't won't to be in pain I'm scared when I broke my ankle and got screws and plates pain so bad pain medication did not work for about 3 weeks it thedeicing started with a P I'm scared I don't want to feel pain like t

Discuss with surgeon: Might I recommend Sitz baths. When I was in practice I charged $10.00 for the hemorroidectomy and $1000.00 / day to rent the Sitz bath :)
Also Fentynl lolly pops and Duragesic patches are very effective.
Also, take Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and DSS to keep the stools soft. Begin 5-7 days before surgery ...Read more

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Will going back to work one week after a hemorrhoid surgery affect my recovery?

Will going back to work one week after a hemorrhoid surgery affect my recovery?

Probably not: Depending what you do at work, going back to work early probably won't effect the results of your surgery. It may depend upon how your recovery is proceeding. You should discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Will going back to work one week after hemorrhoid surgery affect my recovery time?

Will going back to work one week after hemorrhoid surgery affect my recovery time?

Usually not: Unless you job requires prolonged standing or heavy lifting (over 25 pounds) going back to work in a week should be okay. You can help the doctor determine by how you feel and your knowledge of what the job requires. You may still have a sense of urgency, so the availability of toilet facilities may also detern=mine how soon you return to work. ...Read more

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I'm 45 years old, 2 1/2 weeks post ablation surgery. Significant increase in cramps/ bleeding. Should I be concerned? Not due for a period yet.

I'm 45 years old, 2 1/2 weeks post ablation surgery. Significant increase in cramps/ bleeding. Should I be concerned? Not due for a period yet.

Postoperative: I feel that these symptoms should be reported to the gynecologist who performed the procedure. He/she will probably want to examine you to rule out any untoward complications of the endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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When I woke from general anesthetic from spinal surgery I woke with strong period cramps and then bled for 24hrs, 3 weeks early. Not preg. This normal?

When I woke from general anesthetic from spinal surgery I woke with strong period cramps and then bled for 24hrs, 3 weeks early. Not preg. This normal?

Not Much is Known: Or has been researched about this topic, although cytokine levels do increase during periods of surgical stress and these proteins prepare, or "confer receptivity, " of the endometrium (inner uterus lining) for menstruation. Together with the cascade of stress hormones released during surgery, altered period timing either early or late is likely to happen. Great question! And, don't worry! ...Read more

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I'm 3and 1/2 weeks post surgery for ectopic pregnancy and have been have period like cramp for about a week with no period is this normal?

I'm 3and 1/2 weeks post surgery for ectopic pregnancy and have been have period like cramp for about a week with no period is this normal?

Could be: That's common but if you have any worries you should check with the doctor caring for the ectopic; he/she is the only one who can tell you for sure if you are okay. ...Read more

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I had lap surgery 01/16, removed 4cm simple cyst on right ovary & both fallopian tubes (right tube was stuck to pelvic sidewall from TL surgery in 2011) started period 2/3, VERY painful cramps, back pain, & heavy flow, is this normal after surgery?

I had lap surgery 01/16, removed 4cm simple cyst on right ovary & both fallopian tubes (right tube was stuck to pelvic sidewall from TL surgery in 2011) started period 2/3, VERY painful cramps, back pain, & heavy flow, is this normal after surgery?

See your surgeon: Anytime there is pain after surgery, it is a very good idea to discuss your issues with your surgeon. Menses for the first few cycles are very commonly more painful shortly after surgery on ovaries and tubes, however other issues could also be occurring and need to be evaluated ...Read more

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Period came january 30. (reg. Cycle) sex feb. 6&9th he ejaculated inside of me. Period was due feb27, it is march 3, missed it I but feel cramps. Why?

Period came january 30. (reg. Cycle) sex feb. 6&9th he ejaculated inside of me. Period was due feb27, it is march 3, missed it I but feel cramps. Why?

Hard to say: If you did not use effective birth control (condoms and other birth control method), there is a possibility of pregnancy. If your period is late, you could do a home pregnancy test to find out. If you are not pregnant, make sure to use an effective birth control and condoms every time you have sex if you do not wish to be pregnant at this time. ...Read more

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Period came day early last month, no cramps. Which was unusual. This month im 5 days late. Am I 2 months pregnant?

Period came day early last month, no cramps. Which was unusual. This month im 5 days late. Am I 2 months pregnant?

No need to Guess: If you were sexual during ovulation then you may be pregnant. But, there is no reason to sit and wonder anymore. It is time to do a pregnancy test and find out. My guess is that you are not pregnant given that having periods is the definition of not being pregnant. ...Read more

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Spotting but not on period. A little bit on cramps. Last month period came on the 26. Why am I spotting and cramping?

Spotting but not on period. A little bit on cramps. Last month period came on the 26. Why am I spotting and cramping?

Call your OBGYN: Spotting and cramping between periods could signify a wide range of things. It could be caused by sex, cervical or vaginal lesions, normal pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy etc. If it resolves on it's own, then it probably was nothing, but if it persists, please take it seriously and call your OBGYN. If you've had unprotected sex in the past few weeks you may want to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period came 5 days early and has lasted 10 days now. No cramps and light flow, almost spotting throughout. What can this be?

My period came 5 days early and has lasted 10 days now. No cramps and light flow, almost spotting throughout. What can this be?

It's possible: You did not ovulate this cycle and that is the cause of the irregular bleeding. Wait a couple of months and if it does not straighten out (unless you could be misscarrying) then see a doc for help. ...Read more

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My period came a week late and since then I've been experiencing excruciating cramps and nausea. What can I do to relieve the pain?

My period came a week late and since then I've been experiencing excruciating cramps and nausea. What can I do to relieve the pain?

Diagnose The Cause: First you must find out the cause of the problem (most likely an infection) and then the treatment will take care of the problem and the pain. ...Read more

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I had my period the first week of december, then I had sex on the 20th and my period came again on the 29th of december and I started having cramps?

I had my period the first week of december, then I had sex on the 20th and my period came again on the 29th of december and I started having cramps?

Could be normal: The average menstrual cycle is 28 days (counted from the first day of bleeding in one period until the first day of bleeding in the next period). So if you have a period the first week of a month, it wold be normal to have another period about 28 days later, even if it is at the end of the same month. ...Read more

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My girlfriend's period came 1 week late. Her period is light and bright red in color. She had major cramps within 9 hours after. Can she be pregnant?

My girlfriend's period came 1 week late. Her period is light and bright red in color. She had major cramps within 9 hours after. Can she be pregnant?

Could be: Check a urine preg test, and if neg can confirm with a blood preg test, her obgyn can determine what is going on with her so she needsd an appt for a workup to determine hher problem if she is not pg and will need to be followed if she is pg to see if it ends up being normal assuming she wants to keep it. ...Read more

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Period came 3days late, 1st day was heavy then turned light, lasted 4days. 8days after period I have cramps. Why? Not had unprotected sex for 3 weeks

Period came 3days late, 1st day was heavy then turned light, lasted 4days. 8days after period I have cramps. Why? Not had unprotected sex for 3 weeks

Hormonal change: Always consider pregnancy if a possibility, but it sounds like a minor hormonal change and I suggest waiting to see what happens this next cycle. If you had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago, then you were at your most fertile time and need a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex around the 21st of November. My period came a week earlier than normal. Its been over for two days. I am having sharp cramps.?

Pregnancy? Pain: If you are pregnant, the bleeding you describe might be due to a tubal pregnancy, which would create the pain. Get a serum pregnancy test (HCG) and if positive, see your healthcare provider for an exam and evaluation. Tubal pregnancies are dangerous and need to be treated as soon as possible, so don't delay! ...Read more

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I feel full all the time, cramps n pain look like pregnant. My period came early this month and end 3 daysn last month the same than usual. Help n why?

I feel full all the time, cramps n pain look like pregnant. My period came early this month and end 3 daysn last month the same than usual. Help n why?

See your doctor: If you are having persistent bloating (feeling full) and pain you should see your doctor for an evaluation and have a sonogram to evaluate your ovaries for any abnormality. Exclude pregnancy first. ...Read more

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My period came about a week and a half early twice in the past month, cramps are stronger than usual, been getting headaches a lot and feeling weak?

My period came about a week and a half early twice in the past month, cramps are stronger than usual, been getting headaches a lot and feeling weak?

See doctor: Your sympotms may be alarming for ANEMIA form chronic blood loss due to heavy periods. Common in young woman. It may be temporary - hormonal imbalance. See doctor to see if Birth control pills would be option for you to regulate cycle and decreased bleeding. Have also blood work done. If feel worse go to emergency. Drink more fluids. OK use Ibuprofen for cramps with some food. ...Read more

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Had sex 12/4 period came 12/10-11/14 spotted 12/16&12/17 stopped nd again12/27 &now lightpink blood both times w/cramps on right side what could it be?

Had sex 12/4 period came 12/10-11/14 spotted 12/16&12/17 stopped nd again12/27 &now lightpink blood both times w/cramps on right side what could it be?

Many things: Stress can supress your cycle. Weight change either diet or gain may alter the cycle. Medications can alter the cycle and some women are sensitive to weather temerature changes.

See if you have a normal period in jan. ...Read more

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I got my period twice, it lasted for about 5 days. After that I had sex & my period came, this month no show just cramps. It says I'm 3 days late help?

I got my period twice, it lasted for about 5 days. After that I had sex & my period came, this month no show just cramps. It says I'm 3 days late help?

Pregnancy possible: The possibility exists. If you are one week late and still haven't had your menses, you should perform a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, repeat in one week. ...Read more

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