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How long do I recover after internal bleeding?It's been 10 weeks now(got7, 3 hgb back then)and i still got anemia(12.6hgb). Iron is101. I feel ok.

How long do I recover after internal bleeding?It's been 10 weeks now(got7, 3 hgb back then)and i still got anemia(12.6hgb). Iron is101. I feel ok.

Unusual for: Young men to have "internal bleed". Root cause need to be solved (ulcer, polyp, erosive esophagitis, mallory-weiss tear). Going from HGB of 7.3 to 12.6 is quite a great leap. Your iron is fine. It takes time, and many do very well at 12.6. If it remains as low in 6 months, call back. It takes 3 months to re-cycle your blood cell component volume. Your oxygen needs will limit the natural stimulu. ...Read more

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Anemia (Definition)

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Hello, I have seen very infrequent bleeding with my BM. I think I might have internal hemmroids. BUt I would like to know , how much blood loss anemia?

Hello, I have seen very infrequent bleeding with my BM. I think I might have internal hemmroids. BUt I would like to know , how much blood loss anemia?

Needs to be checked: Anemia due to bleeding Hemorroids depend on how long one has been bleeding and how often.You can only know about Anemia by doing a Blood Test for it.But you should get yourself checked by your doctor.Because there are other causes of bleeding with BMs like a colon polyp and cancer of colon.I suggest anyone who has bleeding with BM.get checked and if indicated may need a Colonoscopy as well ...Read more

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How to treat anemia and internal bleeding?

It all depends on: Why and where you are bleeding internally. First, i need to know where you are bleeding, and how rapidly. Then i would need to know if you have any problems with your blood clotting. Anemia simply means that your body cannot keep up with the blood loss. At your age, cancer is unlikely, but you cannot live with this, and, in fact, your life might be in danger. Time to go see a doctor. ...Read more

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If my hemoglobin (12.6) and hematorcrit (38.3%) are low but my iron is ok (101) does it mean that anemia doesn't comes from internal bleeding?

If my hemoglobin (12.6) and hematorcrit (38.3%) are low but my iron is ok (101) does it mean that anemia doesn't comes from internal bleeding?

No: You are most likely "hemo-diluted." the blood volume expands and contracts depending on gains and loss. In the desert, one becomes volume contracted (hemoconcentrated), while over ingesting liquids or IV fluids, hemodiluted. If the absolute fe (iron) storage is normal, you're not anemic. ...Read more

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I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?

I think I have an internal hemorrhoid from childbirthing, how can I treat this without the humiliation of a doctors exam?

Best to be examined: Start by optimizing your fiber (25-30 grams/ day = 5-6 servings of fruit and vege) and hydration (~ 8 glasses of fluid/ day). Stool softener may be helpful so you don't strain to have a bm. However, if you have grade ii/iii hemorrhoids, you will need to see a doctor. Don't be embarrassed, this is a very common problem and it usually isn't as bad as you think. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a dark external hemorrhoid and an internal hemorrhoid and I am wondering what home creams and remedies you can suggest to minimize these?

Hi, I have a dark external hemorrhoid and an internal hemorrhoid and I am wondering what home creams and remedies you can suggest to minimize these?

Fiber: The best home remedie is diet modification. Try to get about 20-30 grams of fiber per day. This will make sure your stool is soft and you don't strain to have a bowel movement. This will make sure you don't aggravate the existing problem. Preparation h works will with current hemorrhoids. If they persist, you should see a general surgeon for further treatment options. ...Read more

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I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

I've had a feeling of being full. Theres pressure but it didn't hurt til now  it's been 3 weeks last two days painful internal hemorrhoid?

Possible thrombosis: It is possible your swollen hemorrhoid a have thrombosis. Seek medical evaluation as evacuation of the thrombus provides excellent relief in the first 72 hours. ...Read more

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I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

I was told I have a small internal hemorrhoid, I was given some foam stuff to insert inside of me but do they go away or will I always have them?

No: Treatments can be done painlessly in office. Include infrared coagulation, injection, or rubberband ligation. See a colorectal surgeon. I am in marietta. Atlantacolon.Com. ...Read more

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What to do if i might have an internal hemorrhoid, it doesn't hurt to bad, just an annoyance and is itching. Can internal hemorrhoids be dangerous?

What to do if i might have an internal hemorrhoid, it doesn't hurt to bad, just an annoyance and is itching. Can internal hemorrhoids be dangerous?

Not usually: Internal hemorrhoids often bleed especially from hard stools. Preparation H, Anusol HC suppositories or equivalent for the itching. Bulk stool softeners like metamucil to promote well formed, soft, bulky stool to lessen trauma to the hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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I've had a intermittent internal hemorrhoid for 2 year now, but it now keeps prolapsing soon after it's pushed back into place. Any home treatments?

Sits bath and reduce: Constipation that causes this to begin with. Hard stools don't help prevent hemmohoids. You may need to go to a proctologist if it's too large to reduce, because its basically like a vericose vein by the time it gets over dilated. The high intrathoracic pressure to create the Vasalva maneuver to have BMs may have been going on too long. See your PCP for evaluation, and referral.Drink more liquids! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can know if I have an internal hemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoids: We are all born with hemorrhoids. Most likely you wont have any symptoms and if you do, they will most likely be abled to be handled with conservative measures. If you are having symptoms, then a specialist can look inside and let you know if any one of your hemorrhoids is significant enough to treat and what measure best to treat it. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a grade 1 internal hemorrhoid and it is very painful. Is this normal?

What do you recommend if I have a grade 1 internal hemorrhoid and it is very painful. Is this normal?

Grade 1: Internal hemorrhoids do not hurt! this is probably an anal fissure due to hard stool or following a bout of diarrhea. See a colon and rectal surgeon for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get rid on an internal hemorrhoid?

How do you get rid on an internal hemorrhoid?

Diet and fluids: Generally warm tub soaks in plain water for 15-20 minutes several times per day and after a bm, bed rest if severely swollen and correcting constipation and/or diarrhea. Eat a high fiber diet and drink 80-100 oz of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids daily. Occasionaly rubber band ligation or surgery is indicated if the above fails to improve the situation. ...Read more

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What are the Symptoms of Internal Hemorrhoid INFECTION, Thanks?

Severe pain: when you move your bowels..along with possible bleeding and PUS Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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How do prepare (enema?) when having a internal hemorrhoid removed?

How do prepare (enema?) when having a internal hemorrhoid removed?

Ask your surgeon: Every surgeon has their own preference for a bowel cleansing before surgery. In general no food by mouth starting the night before surgery and most surgeons use an oral solution like "go lytely" to cleanse the intestinal tract. Before surgery you should receive detailed instructions. ...Read more