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Hemroids And Running
I keep holding in my stool because it hurts bad and I have to push hemroids? Itching and cutting feeling. Blood in stool and paper. Should I take Ph.
Achy calf and achy knees, mainly at night. Work out 3-4 times a week, running on treadmill and squats with no supplements. Not painful, just achy?
Shoes: First thing is to take a really good look at your shoes. They should be fitted to your feet with good arch support. Have someone watch you run. Does one foot strike differently than the other? Does one toe point at a different angle than the other? Have someone measure your leg length. Is one leg longer than the other? Custom orthotics can help with many of these types of problems. ...Read more
Do I have tendonitis if my leg calf and ankle swells and hurts during any walking or workout that invloves running or up-hill excersises?
Quite possible.: If no history of injury like a sprain, tendonitis, an overuse syndrome could be the cause. Need to try rest, elevation, compression bandage, and icing it. Perhaps an orthopedic specialist or sports medicine specialist can let your know if you need orthotics or procedures such as for tarsal tunnel. Make sure you change sports shoes because they wear down. A change in shoes can make a big difference ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I run about 5 miles a day. Lately my knees are very sore and have pain in my hips as well. Should i stop running or change shoes/ posture?
Orthotics: Might be worth a try...Get a more detailed answer ›
How do I deal with severe shins splints and knee pain? It hurts even when I walk and go up the stairs. (Cross Country and Track and Field runner)
Rest and ice: at first. Add an otc anti-inflammatory. Consider biomechanical correction ...Read more
I have been constipated for 5 days now, tried increasing water, 3 days of laxatives and stool softeners. Strained so hard have hemorrhoids, help?
Change your diet: you need to change your life style and your diet and keep your bowels regular and soft with the least use of laxative you need to have a colonoscopy if you did not have one in the last fice years you need to eat more fruits and vegetables and eat more fibers and hydrate yourself real well slow down on red meat and greassy food exercise, use sitz bath and OTC medicine for hemorrhoid ...Read more
Injured tailbone 4 days ago while sledding. Now worsening constipated and had bright red blood in my stool. Taking ibuprofen and miralax (polyethylene glycol). Suggestions?
Can i take a stool softener everyday constipated my whole life, tons of fiber, water, and exercise everyday.
Whenever I poop my anus puffs out and turns purple about the size of grapes.. they feel like veins and not hemmroids. Are they external hemmroids?
Hemorrhoids, yes!: Hemorrhoids are varicose veins that occur either external to the anal canal, within the anal canal, or even up inside the rectum. External hemorrhoids can have that purple, grape-like appearance you have described. They may tear and bleed. They may be very painful and burn. The way you are describing them, I would seek medical attention ...Read more
8yrs didnt do much exercise.I work now at the warehouse.walking alot.My feet hurt bad.sitting on legs cuts off blood flow.tightening of veins.why?
Exam: Never ignore these symptoms. You must be examined and evaluated for circulatory issues. ...Read more
I'm 18 with really high BP and i've been eating healthier and exercising and i just tried to take a cold shower and felt my feet itch and i pased out!
Why do every time I have a hard workout with stretching and working my legs out i bleed from my vagina? Fresh blood. I run track.
Bleeding ; workout: The one thing that comes to mind would be if during the stretch you have some trauma to the vaginal area. Another condition to consider would be muscle breakdown that happens when you over workout. I would suggest you have an evaluation if this happens again. Hope that this was helpful. ...Read more
Been constipated days. Using enemas, laxatives, eating high fiber foods, etc. don't help. When I poop there's mucus. And there's back and rib pain.
Constipation: Hi. Welcome to Healthtap, I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher, pedi MD. Water flush (48-64 ozs/d) helps along with Miralax at bedtime until better. The distention can cause pain in back/abdomen. It could be a different problem if you have been active and strained back, abdominal rectus muscles. Advil for pain. Lots of fruits, prune Juice, green leafy vegetables. If further problems arise: fever, pain, emesis- appt ...Read more
Back and shin pain: Cross train, periods of relative rest, ice, heat, adequate warmup and stretching--especially hamstrings. Try some shorter workouts til pain lessens. ...Read more
When I start to run after several years of no running , I feel in the 3rd day a severe pain at knees and foot .How do I avoid pain and go on running?
Urgent!!! itchy legs and irritated by dirt while running. When I run or excersize I get itchy legs and irritatated by dirt easily around me? Help!
Is it something else: There is such a thing as exercise induced urticaria (hives) and exercise induced anaphylaxis. Before these occur, patients describe a period of simple itching of the skin when exercising or running. Listen to your body; if break out in hives OR feel dizzy or woozy, stop, drink fluids and report to your provider or allergist. Note: sometimes only happens after eating certain foods! Crazy, huh? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What are you eating?: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more