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I had a baby 4 months ago. Have hemorrhoids & now I am bleeding heavily when i pass a stool. Tearing feeling back & front of my anus?Whats happening?

I had a baby 4 months ago. Have hemorrhoids & now I am bleeding heavily when i pass a stool. Tearing feeling back & front of my anus?Whats happening?

Could be fissure: The bleeding and pain you describe is more consistent with an anal fissure, which is a "skin tear" in around the anus. You may also have hemorrhoids associated, which could also contribute and just make the whole thing worse. Go see your doc, a surgeon, or a GI doctor and get this checked out so it can be treated and get you some relief! i'm sorry this is happening to you. ...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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How heavy and how long does an external hemorrhoid bleed for?

How heavy and how long does an external hemorrhoid bleed for?

Few days: You are referring to ext. Hems. Which thrombose (clot) from blood slowing down as it traverses the hem. Vein it is going thru as you strain to have a bm or go too often with loose stools. Once the blood clots in the vein it swells and hurts and sometimes it bursts open and bleeds on its own or the doctor opens it to get the clot out and reduce the swelling and pain lasting a few days. ...Read more

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What should I do about a bleeding hemorrhoid?

Water & Fiber: Start with water and fiber (psyllium - unflavored). Avoid using the ipad on the toilet. Speak with your doctor - make sure it is hemorrhoids and not something else. ...Read more

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What do I do about a hemorrhoid that is bleeding?

What do I do about a hemorrhoid that is bleeding?

Time works but...: Bleed usually resolves in a few days. Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including increasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligation. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. See your primary md. ...Read more

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I have a hemorrhoid and it won't stop bleeding. What should I do?

I have a hemorrhoid and it won't stop bleeding. What should I do?

Pressure : if pressure doesn't work you may very well need a procedure although possible very minimal and have to go to er ...Read more

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What to do dir bleeding hemorrhoids?

What to do dir bleeding hemorrhoids?

See your doctor: A General Surgeon could clip/cut off hemorrhoids and perform a colonoscope to look for other issues. Please see your doctor for a referral to a surgeon. Good luck ...Read more

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Should i go see a doc for external hemorrhoid is bleeding?

Maybe: If this is a persistent problem, you should see your doctor. If its new, try local management first. Topical over the counter cremes, good hydration, moderate to high fibre diet, sitz baths all may help. If the bleeding persists , or is tender, see your doctor. This may be self limited as the bleeding may be the disruption of the engorged hemorrhoid. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is hemorrhoids that bleed due to a bleeding disorder of some sort?

Is hemorrhoids that bleed due to a bleeding disorder of some sort?

Not at all!: The most common symptom for hemorrhoids is bleeding. Hemorrhoids are blood vessels that are designed to help control bowel function. In many people, the hemorrhoids get swollen, and since they are filled with blood they can bleed. People with bleeding disorders have a higher risk of hemorrhoidal bleeding. Either way, a high fiber diet is the first line therapy for hemorrhoids. ...Read more

Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Heavy Bleeding (Definition)

Usually described by physicians as having to change a pad more than every 1-2 hours, passing large clots, change from your previous pattern, needing overnight protection, ...Read more


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more