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Hemorrhoids Thin Stool
Hve hemorrhoids, and streak of blood on my stool, always hve formed stool. Just now I pooped then my stool is so thin. What that does mean?
Hemmoroids: Not associated with stool changes. And thin stool, don't know what you mean by that? Either way if concerned see a doctor to be evaluated in person. ...Read more
I have soft thin stool. I'm so worried. Is it colon cancer? I have hemorrhoids. No blood no wt loss and no pain in abd. I felt bulgng in rectum.
Constipation: Hemorrhoids and constipation go together. However thinner stools may represent something else, like a mass in the lower colon/rectum. Okay to get checked by your doc, you may need a colonoscopy. Don't just assume it is the hemorrhoid. A rectal mass could be more ominous to your overall health. ...Read more
Yes. It can.: Yes if it is highly inflammed, enlarged or thrombosed. The fissure and pain further costrict the sphincter and make the passage of stool difficult. For constipation -walking exercise, high fiber diet, good water intake and MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) are proven good. For hemorrhoid see your doctor. Thanks and good luck. ...Read more
It could.: A large hemorrhoid could change the shape of the stool as it passes through the lower portion of the rectum and anal canal. ...Read more
I suffer from hemorrhoids starting May 2016 until now. I really feel the pain every time I stool. What should I take or do to stop the pain and heal?
Hemorrhoid: A hemorrhoid is a dilated vein that pops out about the anus and rectum. We tend to get hemorrhoids from straining at stool, which in turn results from inadequate water and fiber intake. Any increase in intra-abdominal pressure actually, from medical conditions to trauma to heavy lifting to pregnancy, can lead to hemorrhoids as well. Itreatable with topical agents. ...Read more
Have internal hemorrhoid last 2 days and have noticed stool is flat on one side during this time. Is that normal for hemorroids to cause this?
No: We are born with hemorrhoid tissue and there are 3 that each have an internal and external component. They are soft and really should not affect the stool or its shape. ...Read more
Use stool softener.: Both as treatment and prevention. Eat more fiber, drink more water and exercise more.Hemorrhoids are basically veins that have been injured by our bad habits. Don't let your stools become very hard, the job of the colon is to recover the fluid in the stool;if we do not drink enough water, or eat only highly processed food (no fiber) and don't exercise (the helper to bowel transit) we can expect problems. ...Read more
Ice pack, soak: Try soaking in warm water and alternating with ice pack. Take a stool softener such as colace or milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). Consider seeing a surgeon, who can remove the hemorrhoid. Don't hold your stool, which will only make it harder and more likely to hurt when you do pass it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell the difference between blood from stools or blood from hemorrhoids? Just wondering.
Best way to treat a hemorrhoid and fissure? I've had both for 4 months, the fissures come and go. I still have big stools that caused them
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I think I have a internal hemorrhoid, not sure. When I go to the bathroom a bulge comes out but the opening feels to small to pass any stools; help!
See doctor...: For the time being, you may try: consume more vegetables and fruits, drink more water but not excessive, take yogart and probiotics, go to sit for bm regularly, take ducolax off and on. Meanwhile, collect the feature, degree, and progress of the related symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring those to see dr. For review, analysis, history, physicals including rectal exam, . .. ...Read more
(External) hemorrhoid is painful. (Didn't try to pass stool; it just hurt all of a sudden after a lot of walking). Ways to ease discomfort at home??
Considerations...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activity that increases pelvic engorgement with blood or increases pelvic pressure (heavy lifting, prolonged sitting, etc.)? Have your hemorrhoids been surgically or medically managed (& with otc or prescription drugs)? Are you sure they're hemorrhoids? ...Read more
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