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Hemorrhoids In Women
Tossup: This one is a toss-up. Women are more prone to hemorrhoids because of pregnancy. This causes dilatation of the hemorrhoidal veins. Men who are overweight, drink excessively, or have jobs requiring lots of sitting are prone to hemorrhoids. I've seen the frequency roughly equal in my practice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Risk Factors?: Factors that impact hemorrhoids include: straining w bowel movements, pregnancy, obesity, sitting on the toilet for a long time, aging, heredity, constipation, or over-use of laxatives/ enemas. Just being in an upright position puts pressures on the veins that form hemorrhoids. ...Read more
Venous congestion: Hemorrhoids are dilated or varicose veins of the anus. They occur more commonly in pregnant women because the uterus compresses the pelvic veins, slowing blood return from the pelvis and legs back to the heart and causing veins in the pelvis, anus, vulva and legs to swell. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: Usually during second trimester when the weight of the fetus starts pressing on the veins in the pelvis. As a result of effects of hormones during pregnancy the circulation in the veins slow down and hence may result in hemorrhoidal engorgement earlier. It is similar to varicose veins which are also common during pregnancy. ...Read more
Sitz baths: For really bad hemorrhoids you need to decrease the inflammation and keep it clean. Keeping it clean involves sitz baths. Do this after every bowel movement. This is basically cleaning you bottom with warm water for a short period. It cleans and helps decrease inflammation. Do not sit on the toilet to read. If really bad see a proctologist, colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Surgery or time: Depending on the type and extent of your hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus), time alone may make them shrink. For some women, permanent enlarged internal hemorrhoids may prolapse out with bowel movements and require surgery. External hemorrhoids usually shrink, but will leave tags of skin in their wake, which can be bothersome, and make hygiene difficult. Surgery is indicated then. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes, usually.: Mild hemorrhoidal symptoms, including itching, mild pain, a small amount of bleeding usually resolve with end of pregnancy and topical hemorrhoid medications. Even prolapsed hemorrhoids will often resolve once the pregnancy is done. However, sometimes symptoms do persist and may require further medical attention. Using topical medicine and allowing a few months to pass is certainly appropriat. ...Read more
Is it possible to have hemorrhoids in the the female urinary tract (along with having hemorrhoids in the anal region)?
Female 22 recently noticed a bump near anal canal and I believe its hemorrhoids?Is that curable? Does it go away natural? Sometimes it isn't that big
Hemorrhoids: If you felt a bump you may have had a small perianal abscess. Hemorrhoids are graded Stage 1-4 and can be treated by several methods including banding and surgery. Physicians will also teach you to eat plenty of fiber, stay hydrated, and to avoid straining during bowel movements. Visit your physician for more information and a referral to a colorectal surgeon for an exam and or treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of problems can arise from dealing with constipation and hemorrhoids for about a year? Polyps, cancer...? Appt soon. 26 yo woman
Anemia: At your age, the blood loss from hemorrhoids, in additional to menstrual blood loss would predispose your to getting iron deficiency anemia. When you see your doctor discuss it with her/him. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have internal hemorrhoids. I'm a female. Can vaginal intercourse affect them? is it have any problem to get pregnant even have hemorrhoids?
No and no: Yes its possible to get pregnant and they don't affect vaginal intercourse ...Read more
Female: I have what i thought was a hemorrhoid but now not so sure. It is a red lump by anus that has a yellow color to it very painful, no pus?
You should go see yo: You need to see your doctor for physical examination. It may be an inflamed hemorrhoid(Piles). This will need treatment otherwise you can get severely constipated and get into further trouble because of pain and inflammation/infection. Local application of medication is necessary to help you heal this area.so you should see your PCP right away in 24 hours or go to the ER for treatment. ...Read more
Hi, I'm 31 years old female, had hemorrhoids surgery 1 month ago and now have terrible pain on my both sides of the lower abdomen go to toilet 5-6 tim?
When I wipe after a bowel movement the toilet paper is full of blood. Could this be an intestinal problem or hemorrhoids? I'm a 26 yr old female.
What kind of doctor should I see for hemorrhoids? I am a woman and suspect I have hemorrhoids because my anus itches all the time. I've tried over-the-counter medications (tucks), and have changed my diet to make sure I am getting plenty of fiber and wate
Redness and burning from perineum (female) to anus. Constipated, always have to strain poop. Anus looks like it's bruised. Hemorrhoid?
Probably : Can try some hemorrhoid cream for now, but ou should go to your primary care provider to get it looked at to be sure. Ok to get in within the next week or two unless symptoms are more severe. Hope this helps! ...Read more
54 yr old female - umbilical area cramping, bloated - slight constipation/diarrhea-+ hemorrhoids and rectal bleeding-no fever or nausea?
CBC shows 11.0 HGB and 33.5 HCT, all other values normal. Prev CBC 4 wks ago 12.3HGB and 37.7HCT. I am 48yr woman with heavy periods, diverticulosis, hemorrhoids, gerd. Am concerned about sudden drop, report says normal value range11.8 and 34.0..THX?
Female 18 healthy. Mucus/blood stool. Stomach cramping bloating painful stomach ache. Did blood test and hemorrhoid check. Everything came back normal?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, please don't !: This could lead to injury or infection. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. See your doctor for more help. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are very common. They occur from a stasis of blood flow in the blood vessels that go to our lower intestines. As you get older you are less active and sit for longer periods of time. Do not sit on the toilet to read. Use a soft wet type of tissue for wiping. Over the counter medicated pads may help with inflammation. See doctor if worsens. Exercise and eat fiber. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Hemmorhoids: It is a very common problem, not to worry. Can be related to either constipation or diarrhea. Hemorrhoids should be evaluated by a colo-rectal or general surgeon you will require dietary, bathroom habit modifications and sometimes office based procedures if medical management is ineffective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A hemi is like a -: -like a varicose vein but is located in the rectum. They can B internal, meaning they R not visible from the outside, or external which can B seen protruding from the rectum. They can clot & B very painful, or U may notice blood in Ur stool. If there is concern C Ur PCP 4eval. ...Read more
Maybe: External hemorrhoids usually hurt and occassionally bleed, internal hemorrhoids usually bleed without pain unless they prolapse to the outside. Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids are not external hemorrhoids and are treated differently than true external hemorrhoids. Bleeding and pain is often a fissure. Get a colon and rectal surgeon to evaluate it properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Piles: Aging, obesity, pregnancy, chronic constipation or diarrhea, excessive use of enemas or laxatives, straining during bowel movements, and spending too much time on the toilet are considered contributing factors. Heredity may also play a part in some cases. There is no reason to believe that hemorrhoids are caused by jobs requiring, for instance, heavy lifting or long hours of sitting, although >>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Things to do: It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to >. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pressure.: Too much pressure on the veins in the pelvic and rectal area causes hemorrhoids. Normally, tissue inside the anus fills with blood to help control bowel movements. If you strain to move stool, the increased pressure causes the veins in this tissue to swell and stretch. This can cause hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids often develop in people with constipation, those who are overweight, or during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
excessive pressure: Hemorrhoids are varicose veins of the anal area. Varicose veins are stretched veins caused by higher than normal pressure. Hemorrhoids are usually caused by chronic straining with bowel movements. They are also commonly seen in pregnant women close to delivery because the uterus tends to back up flow in the veins from the anal area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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