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Hemorrhoid Won T Stop Bleeding
Get Right Diagnosis: Not all rectal bleeding is hemorrhoids! most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that may become more distended or protrude after straining or having a bowel movement. If torn with a bm or anal sex, they can bleed. But so can ulcerative colitis, crohns, benign tumors (polyps), or even cancer! you need to see a GI doc or colorectal surgeon for the right diagnosis. ...Read more
Go to your Dr.: Could be a very serious condition..Must be evaluated to determine the cause! ...Read more
Go to ER: Holding firm pressure should stop most bleeding. If not, you should seek professional assistance at your local er. ...Read more
See a doc asap: It is hard to know what the cause of your bleeding is .. it could be a hemorrhoid (either external or internal) or an anal fissure (especially if there is a painful sensation like a paper cut at your anus) or it could be bleeding from something inside your colon. If you're bleeding a lot, you should go to the ER now and get it checked out. ...Read more
I have anal fissure at 6'O clock position. It doesnt bleed now nor does is it painful. Should i use psyllium husk prescribed to me.?
Do colon cancers continue to bleed or do they stop? Haven't had rectal bleeding for over a year but did have bright red rectal blood before. I'm 26.
Typically yes: If the bleeding you had one year ago was due to colon cancer, you would have had a number of progressive symptoms by now, so i wouldn't worry (plus colon cancer is very uncommon at age 26). If however bleeding recurs or persist have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Went to Dr. for anal bleeding. Said I have multiple int. hemorrhoids. Can I take stool softeners & Fiber pills together? Will it help stop bleeding?
Call your doctor: What kind of surgery did you have? You must call your surgeon asap. ...Read more
Saw proctolgist 10 days ago he diagonosed w constaoation n internal hens.They r not bleeding n am eating softners n benefiber w sitz bath n proctosol?
Fiber is ok but: Your problem may not be not enough fiber but is much more likely inadequate fluid or excessive caffeine intake, which is a diuretic and will dehydrate you and contribute to constipation. You dont need benefiber if you are eating a diet with adequate fiber. In fact excess fiber and inadequate fluids can make the problem worse! do a self assessment on above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will my sentinel pile completely go away once my anal fissure heals? Please help me. I'm so sad & confused.
Yes: Yes they canGet a more detailed answer ›
Anticiotics have cause breakthrough bleeding. Should I discontinue taking bc? I don't want to waste them.
Dr says internal hemorrhoids.. Bleed and pain with bowl movements. He didn't do colonoscopy how does he know it's not cAncer?
Painful rectal bleed: Your doctor is starting with medical therapy. Stool softeners, laxatives and local salves. If you get better then good. If the pain and bleeding continues or gets worse you may need an EXAM UNDER anesthesia with a surgeon. Then if there is a correctable problem like hemorrhoids, it will be corrected. Colonoscopy is not indicated at your age and at this point in evaluation. Be well. ...Read more
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