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Can internal hemorrhoids develop without bleeding ? I have an itchy feeling and an urge to go to the toilet for a while after bowel movement.

Can internal hemorrhoids develop without bleeding ? I have an itchy feeling and an urge to go to the toilet for a while after bowel movement.

External hemorrhoid: while internal hemorrhoids can occur without bleeding, external hemorrhoids will cause itching and pain. Try increasing the fiber in your diet, reduce the time you sit on the toilet, and use witch hazel/medicated pads on the area. If this fails to improve in two weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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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What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

What causes a internal hemorrhoid to develop?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are very common, especially during pregnancy and after childbirth. They result from increased pressure in the veins of the anus. The pressure causes the veins to swell, making them painful, particularly when you are sitting. ...Read more

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12yo girl, recent appendectomy, developed hemorrhoids/anal skin tags. Is this common? No constipation

12yo girl, recent appendectomy, developed hemorrhoids/anal skin tags. Is this common? No constipation

Appendectomy/piles: Appendectomny hsould not ause piles. Maybe your child has another underlying abdominal problem and may have presented with appendicits or appendicitis like symptoms. You should go and see a gastroenterologist as it is nto common to have hemorrhoids at this age especially if she has no constipation. ...Read more

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I have frequent urination with no pain and incontinence. I have developed hemorrhoids. My stomach gets bloated thought the day...I have ibs..?

I have frequent urination with no pain and incontinence.  I have developed hemorrhoids.  My stomach gets bloated thought the day...I have ibs..?

No: Ibs involves frequent loose stools (or constipation) along with discomfort. Bloating can be part of ibs. But your frequent urination and hemorrhoid are not ibs. Bowel health is though to be very important to your overall health. For your bloating i suggest: limit dairy and wheat products, and take a daily probiotic. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop a hemorrhoid from lifting dumbbells?

Yes: Frequent, heavy lifting can result in hemorrhoids. This increases the pressure in the veins in the pelvis, which can enlarge them. This can eventually result in hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term? ...Read more

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Why is my hemorrhoid white?

Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a hemorrhoid such as an abscess. An evaluation by a general or colorectal surgeon would be recommended. ...Read more

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What is done for a hemorrhoid?

What is done for a hemorrhoid?

Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet bet is a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more