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Hemorrhoids And Bowel Movements
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Not really: only if the hemorrhoid are painful it could cause problem because the patient avoid having BM because of the pain. in general you need to keep your bowels soft, by drinking a lot of water, average 10-12 bottles a day. you need to eat more fruits, and drink juices, you need to eat more fibers, more vegetables. you need to exercise daily. you might need to take some stool softener. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels under the 'skin ' of the anal canal, like varicose veins. If they are not inflamed they may be painless and cause no interference with bowel movements. But if they are inflamed or engorged, they can be very painful and that may interfere with bowel movements, usually causing constipation, which worsens the condition (a vicious cycle). ...Read more
Colonoscopy clear, just small internal hemorrhoids. Still have bowel movements and a small pain in left and right side of abdominals.What could it be?
Colonoscopy: This is probably due to the gas that is still in the intestines. This should pass quite easily. ...Read more
I am following strict liquid diet because of pain of external hemorrhoids. Worried that bowel movements might make pain worse. Is liquid diet good ide?
Colonoscopy, doctor said everything is fine, small internal hemorrhoids. Still have bowel movements and small pain in the left side of abs.What is it?
Ok: Pain can last 3-4 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
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The veins in the rectum can swell and become puffy when a person has frequent pressure on them from pushing out a bm. This is constipation. The swollen veins can burn, itch, or sometimes become severely painful (from a clot building up inside). Veins in the rectum are called hemorrhoidal veins and the sick, stretched out vein ...Read more
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