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Internal Hemorrhoids Can Bleed
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
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
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?
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
I have grade 2 internal hemorrhoids that bleed without pain. Apart from taking fiber rich food, would doing kegels help?
Do internal hemorrhoids go away?had since child birth 18mths ago. Some bowel movmts are easy and others are hard and bleed. Benefiber helps
Yes possibly: You need to drink a lot of water, eat lots of fruits and veggies, limit bananas, limit rice, breads and try to have 1-2 soft stools a day. Over time things should improve ...Read more
How long will it take for my internal hemorrhoids to go away? What can I do to get rid of them? I have painful bowel movements that bleed.
Psyllium Fiber: If you want to only care for this without any surgical intervention, then psyllium fiber or an equivalent is likely the best treatment for long term. Make sure you purchase unflavored psyllium. Start with a teaspoon a night mixed in 16 oz of water every night. Unless they are stuck out and causing significant pain or itching, surgery can usually be avoided. You should consider seeing your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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