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How long do untreated hemorrhoids hurt for after constipation?

How long do untreated hemorrhoids hurt for after constipation?

Hemmorhoids: A thrombosed hem will usually hurt for a few days then gradually resolve, so the worst pain is likely a week or less then slowly better over another couple of weeks. It would hurt a lot less and resolve a lot quicker if you let a surgeon treat it very soon after the clot forms. Then get more fiber in your diet to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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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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Vegetarian, changed my diet because of constipation & hemorrhoids.Why does my stool come out as tiny balls.Not as a regular long stool.

Vegetarian, changed my diet because of constipation & hemorrhoids.Why does my stool come out as tiny balls.Not as a regular long stool.

HYDRATE: I suspect you are under hydrated. The colon's function is to pull excess fluid from the body waste. If you are under hydrated, your stool will become very firm. So, drink more water and juices, make sure you take in a good supply of grains, and take it easy on the dairy products. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pain when tightening sphincter, urinating hurts sphincter and urine comes out in spurts, no visible hemorrhoids, on methadone, had constipation?

I have pain when tightening sphincter, urinating hurts sphincter and urine comes out in spurts, no visible hemorrhoids, on methadone, had constipation?

UTI? Stricture?: This could all be a nonspecific effect of methadone, or perhaps other drugs for which you are being treated with methadone. But the urinary symptoms also could be a urethral stricture, urinary tract infection (UTI), or both. Possibly STD (gonorrhea, chlamydia) but less likely. These are serious problems so don't take chances; discuss with your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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External & internal hemorrhoids. Back pain. Everything I eat, hurts me. Severe constipation. Pulsation in vaginal area. Tingling in hands & feet.

External & internal hemorrhoids. Back pain. Everything I eat, hurts me.  Severe constipation. Pulsation in vaginal area. Tingling in hands & feet.

See a doctor: This sounds as if you really need to be seen by a family practitioner or general internist and fully evaluated. Multiple problems, some of them sounding potentially quite serious. Go soon and good luck. ...Read more

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Do I have a hemorrhoid? 16 weeks pregnant constipated very little bright red blood streaks but no longer having it but still feeling odd down there.

Do I have a hemorrhoid? 16 weeks pregnant constipated very little bright red blood streaks but no longer having it but still feeling odd down there.

Could be: Hemorrhoids are common in pregnancy. Avoiding constipation with increasing water intake, increasing exercise and eating prunes if necessary usually helps. A stool softener can also help, but talk to your OB-gyn to make sure it's "allowed". ...Read more

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Could hemorrhoids cause constipation?

Could hemorrhoids cause constipation?

No: Hemorrhoids or swollen veins of the rectum, . Can swell, bleedi and cause pain or discomfort. They do not, however, cause constipation. Constipation is more commonly a dietary problem or related to medications you may be taking. Try fiber pills like metamucil and occ. Laxatives when needed. For persistent constipation or a change in bowel habits, do see a doctor for an exam. Peter wilk, m. ...Read more

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I know that constipation could lead to hemorrhoids. But i've heard that laxatives could cause hemorrhoids too. Any thoughts?

I know that constipation could lead to hemorrhoids. But i've heard that laxatives could cause hemorrhoids too. Any thoughts?

Fiber: Fiber, especially in fruits and vegetables can ease constipation without causing hemorrhoids. Stool softeners like fiber are safe to use regularly. Laxatives should be used sparingly. ...Read more

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How can I cure a hemorrhoid from constipation?

How can I cure a hemorrhoid from constipation?

Yes, but: Most hemorrhoid flare ups are associated with constipation, and most people improve when they addressed their constipation. However, if you developed grade iii prolapse, it requires surgery. ...Read more

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Can swollen hemorrhoids cause constipation?

Other way round : Hemorroids don't usually cause constipation but constipation is a common cause of hemorrhoids. Constipation causes us to stay on the toilet longer and push harder which can cause hemorrhoids to swell and become symptomatic. The best treatment is change your diet to include lots of fresh fruit and whole grains (fiber) and possibly a stool softener. Visit your doctor for more suggestions. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more