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Doctor insights on: Hemorrhoids Caused By Pregnancy

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Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Can the bleeding caused by hemorrhoids be excessive

Rarely: Bleeding from hemorrhoids rarely cause excess blood loss or anemia. This is because it generally stops when you lie down and stop straining. If you are having more than a small amount of bleeding, though, it is time to have surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Excessive menstrual bleeding can be caused by what?

Excessive menstrual bleeding can be caused by what?

Many reasons: Abnormalities in the uterus like fibroids, polyps or adenomyosis bleeding disorders, hormonal irregularities and more. Consult your gyn. ...Read more

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Could rectal bleeding be caused by an ovarian cyst?

Could rectal bleeding be caused by an ovarian cyst?

No: Ovarian cysts will not lead to rectal bleeding. However severe endometriosis may lead to both ovarian 'cysts' and rectal problems. If you don't have endometriosis, ovarian cysts would not be related to rectal problems. ...Read more

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Can earache be caused by early pregnancy?

Can earache be caused by early pregnancy?

Yes: Pregnancy often causes increased engorgement (swelling) of the mucous membranes of the ears/nose causing eustachian tube/ear blockage, mid ear fluid, may lead to mid ear infection. ...Read more

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Can thin stools be caused by bowel cancer?

Can thin stools be caused by bowel cancer?

Yes: A change in the stool pattern becoming thin over time can be due to presence of a malignancy. The content of the rt. side of the colon is liquid so that tumors there do not interfere with stool shape. On the left side of the colon near rectum, the stool is solid. A polypoid lesion produces no change but a circumferential lesion narrowing the diameter of the bowel causes thin stools. ...Read more

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Can early periods be caused by dehydration?

Can early periods be caused by dehydration?

No: But if you are under stress, that can do it. It's normal to have a little variation. Most women do. ...Read more

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Can anal leakage caused by skin tag?

Can anal leakage caused by skin tag?

Not usually.: Anal skin tags may be present, but have little to do with anal sphincter tone and competence of stool retention. See a colorectal surgeon or start with your family doctor, both can be dealt with, though these are really separate and unrelated things. ...Read more

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Can ovarian cancer be caused by abortions?

Can ovarian cancer be caused by abortions?

No: There is no evidence to suggest that abortions cause any type of cancer including ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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What skin pigmentation disorders can be caused by pregnancy?

What skin pigmentation disorders can be caused by pregnancy?

Skin and Pregnancy: The skin is definitely affected by the hormonal changes in pregnancy. Among the changes are: darkening of areas (freckles, nipples, inner thigh), linea nigra (dark vertical line on the belly), worsening of acne, melasma (darkening of sun exposed areas of face), spider veins, and of course stretch marks. Once the hormones return to normal, most of these may return to normal. ...Read more

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Can abnormal bleeding/spotting be caused by low progesterone?

Can abnormal bleeding/spotting be caused by low progesterone?

Anovulation: When a woman does not ovulate progesterone levels in the second half (actually, there is no real second half because of lack of ovulation) remain low and the result is irregular bleeding/spotting. ...Read more

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How can doctors detect bleeding caused by diverticulitis?

Stool exam: Blood in or on the stool, can be detected by simple test. Passing blood is serious. ...Read more

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Could uti's be caused by not cleaning up after sex?

Could uti's be caused by not cleaning up after sex?

Usually not: Gardnerella thrives on semen but this can produce a vaginitis, not a urinary tract infection. During intercourse, especially the more excited and unaccustomed the woman is, bacteria tend to be introduced into the urinary bladder. Measures have ranged from cranberry extracts to drinking lots of water to urinating right after sex -- hardly romantic -- but good luck find the right prevention for you. ...Read more

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How likely is rectal prolapse caused by laxative abuse?

How likely is rectal prolapse caused by laxative abuse?

Yes: Laxatives cause spastic contractions of the bowel which, over time, may cause rectal prolapse. The straining associated with the attempts to empty completely worsens the problem. Normally one only has to move bowels once every 1-3 days. Laxative use and abuses is frequently misguided. ...Read more

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Could cramping be caused by yeast infection?

Could cramping be caused by yeast infection?

Vaginal yeast: Infections don't normally cause cramping. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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What causes a pregnant woman to get hemorrhoids during pregnancy?

What causes a pregnant woman to get hemorrhoids during pregnancy?

Abdominal pressure: Increased intra abdominal pressure. Stay well hydrated, eat a balanced diet with plenty of fruit, stay physically active. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more