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Is hemorrhoid cause thin stool?

Is hemorrhoid cause thin stool?

No: Hemorrhoids are vascular and soft and rarely are the cause of change in bowel habits or constipation or change in the caliber of the stool in and by themselves. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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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?

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

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I have soft thin stool. Im so worried. Is it colon cancer?I have hemorrhoids. No blood no wt loss and no pain in abd. I felt bulgng in rectum.

I have soft thin stool. Im so worried. Is it colon cancer?I have hemorrhoids. No blood no wt loss and no pain in abd. I felt bulgng in rectum.

Colon cancer: At your age colon cancer is highly unlikely. Hemorrhoids can cause your problem, and occur often with constipation. Adjust your diet with more fruits, vegetables, carrots, lots of fluids. To check on hemorrhoids you will need to see your doctor for a check up. ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause flat stools?

Can hemorrhoids cause flat stools?

Yes: From edema (swelling) at the anal opening and thus deformation of the stool as you pass it (like toothpaste out of a tube). ...Read more

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Can hemorrhoids cause thinner stools?

Can hemorrhoids cause thinner stools?

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

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What to do before stool in hemorrhoids?

Regular : In order to help your hemorrhoids the biggest thing is to keep your stools loose by taking a daily fiber supplement and drinking lots of water. ...Read more

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Can a hemorrhoid somewhat block the pathway of stool?

Can a hemorrhoid somewhat block the pathway of stool?

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

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Does hemorrhoid has anything to do with my stool shape?

Does hemorrhoid has anything to do with my stool shape?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can hemorrhoids cause flat ribbon-like stools?

Can hemorrhoids cause flat ribbon-like stools?

No: Hemorrhoids do not change the shape of stool. If this is a constant change, you need a flexible sigmoidoscopy to see if there is a reason for this. ...Read more

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How can I make it easier to pass hard stool while I have hemorrhoids?

How can I make it easier to pass hard stool while I have hemorrhoids?

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

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I have a thrombosed external hemorrhoid and I am afraid to pass stool. What should I do?

I have a thrombosed external hemorrhoid and I am afraid to pass stool. What should I do?

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 more

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How can you tell the difference between blood from stools or blood from hemorrhoids? Just wondering.

How can you tell the difference between blood from stools or blood from hemorrhoids? Just wondering.

Exam: You need to have some one take a look and check that area out. No one can see themselves back there. Once the big problems are ruled in or out then we can talk about the hemorrhoids bleeding. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoid appears only when releasing stool. There is no pain or discomfort but hard to pass and/or finish off stool. What can I do to prevent it?

High fiber, Sitzbath: Warm sitz bath with epsom salts three times a day would help and so would a high fiber diet with plenty of water. Avoiding straining during defecation also helps. ...Read more

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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!

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

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(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??

(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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