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Every few weeks I see a very small amounts of blood on the tp after a bowel movement. Doctor said internal hemorrhoids. Can they bleed like this?

Every few weeks I see a very small amounts of blood on the tp after a bowel movement. Doctor said internal hemorrhoids. Can they bleed like this?

Yes: Intermittent small amts of blood from anal canal usually from fissure or internal hemorrhoids. Rectal exam can confirm this if digital produces the small amts of blood. If there is a question, endoscopy will clarify situation ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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Small amounts of blood on soft stool every few days for a month. Went to dr. And they said internal hemorrhoids. Can they bleed this often?

Small amounts of blood on soft stool every few days for a month. Went to dr. And they said internal hemorrhoids. Can they bleed this often?

Yes: Internal hemorrhoids can bleed frequently. However, it would be wise for you to see a gastroenterologist and see about having a colonoscopy to be sure nothing else is bleeding above the level of the hemorrhoids such as a polyp. If it is from the hemorrhoids, there is medicine to help stop the inflammation and bleeding. ...Read more

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How long can internal hemorrhoids bleed?

Let me explain: They could bleed for a while or longer time, it depend what you do for them. How you know those internal hemorrhoids? They could be some thing else. ...Read more

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How long can internal hemorrhoids bleed for?

How long can internal hemorrhoids bleed for?

Long time: As long as they are untreated and as long as there may be constipation, irritation, damage or recurrent straining too long at the toilet. See a doctor for an exam to be sure of what you have. Avoid constipation, dink more water, eat more fiver, fruits ; vegetables, add metamucil. ...Read more

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I am suffering from internal hemorrhoids since 7 years. But nowadays its bleeding too much. Help.

I am suffering from internal hemorrhoids since 7 years. But nowadays its bleeding too much. Help.

Banding : True internal hemorrhoids can be treated in the office by rubber band ligation. In the office, a rubber band is placed on the base of the hemorrhoid. The hemorrhoid will fall off in about a week. ...Read more

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I have bleeding from apparent internal hemorrhoids. At what point should this become worrisome? Or does it ever? Any advice?

I have bleeding from apparent internal hemorrhoids. At what point should this become worrisome? Or does it ever? Any advice?

Check it out: You always want to check it out to make sure the diagnosis is correct. Ben at age 40, I would strongly consider having a colonoscopy. May also want to get a consultation with a colorectal surgeon for more info about hemorrhoid treatment. Ita not always surgical. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with internal hemorrhoids. What can I do when I have bleeding. Can I do something to prevent bleeding?

I was recently diagnosed with internal hemorrhoids. What can I do when I have bleeding. Can I do something to prevent bleeding?

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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How long does bleeding with internal hemorrhoids last?

How long does bleeding with internal hemorrhoids last?

Time works but...: Bleed usually resolves in a few days. Depends on what you have already tried. The first things are conservative including infcreasing fluid and fiber in diet to ensure that you bms are soft, losing weight, limiting the time sitting on the toilet. If still a problem you could try banding and finally excision/ligatiom. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this. ...Read more

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What to do if I have internal hemorrhoids - no bleeding, no pain, no itching?

What to do if I have internal hemorrhoids - no bleeding, no pain, no itching?

Hemorrhoids: We are born with hemorrhoids. Most likely you wont have any issues with them and if you do, then most times they can be handled with nonsurgical methods (ie creams, hemorrhoidal banding etc.). If they are not causing any symptoms, you dont have to do anything about them. ...Read more

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Why would I still have bleeding from internal hemorrhoids 2 weeks after having the banding ligation procedure done?

Why would I still have bleeding from internal hemorrhoids 2 weeks after having the banding ligation procedure done?

Thrombosing: Banding hemorrhoids causes them to thrombose, or clot off. But this may shift venous flow to other dilated veins in the rectum leading to new hemorrhoids. So it's either that the old hemorrhoids have clotted but continue to ooze, or that new hemorrhoids have formed. You should ask your doctor to examine you for more information. ...Read more

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I've had a colon osscopathy done said i had internal hemorrhoids that were causing bleeding, but it still pours out and i don't have medical?

I've had a colon osscopathy  done said i had internal hemorrhoids that were causing bleeding, but it still pours out and i don't have medical?

See a doctor!: If the diagnosis is accurate and you still bleed from internal hemorrhoids, they need to be treated. Several options are available. Do not neglect as long term bleeding may cause anemia with its problems! ...Read more

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Is it possible to have itching by internal hemorrhoids but no bleeding?

Is it possible to have itching by internal hemorrhoids but no bleeding?

Yes: Internal hemorrhoid without significant thrombosis may causing chief months painless or painful bleeding, discomfort, tenesmus, with leakage of fecal material. Bleeding occur from the internal hemorrhoid when there is significant dilatation of the internal hemorrhoidal veins which may accompany with thrombosis of the hemorrhoidal veins, leading to rectal bleeding and pain. ...Read more

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Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are associated with hard stools, straining and some circulatory problems. Strawberry seeds will not cause hemorrhoids, but increased water intake and dietary fiber may be helpful if chronic constipation and straining are making the hemorrhoids worse. If bleeding continues, be sure to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have some bleeding a few days after laser coagulation for internal hemorrhoids?

Can you have some bleeding a few days after laser coagulation for internal hemorrhoids?

Yes: very common in first week after treatment as they are healing. hard stools can also exacerbate it. ...Read more

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Internal hemorrhoids that are not bleeding but, are now pretruding at times thru the anus. Should they be removed?

Internal hemorrhoids that are not bleeding but, are now pretruding at times thru the anus.  Should they be removed?

Not necessarily : Most often hemorrhoid tissue is remove for bleeding, pain or nearly obstructing the outflow of stool. Hemorrhoids that don't do any of these things will usually shrink down with time. There is a need to eliminate constipation though, the root cause of the problem. ...Read more

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