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What should I do if I have internal hemorrhoids?

What should I do if I have internal hemorrhoids?

Seek consultation: Internal hemmorhoids can be treated with a variety of in office procedures. You should seek a consultation with a general surgeon or colorectal surgeon who treat this condition. You can ask your friends or call the hospital referring hotline for the name of a well trained surgeon. ...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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Is there any way to be so sure if I have internal hemorrhoids?

Is there any way to be so sure if I have internal hemorrhoids?

Texture/Doctor Exam: Most hemorrhoids (varicose veins of the anus) are soft, squishy tissue that distend after straining or having a bm, and may bleed. If a hemorrhoid becomes firm, enlarged, and tender, it may have thrombosed (clotted). This is treated w/ pain medication and time. Anal lump present all the time requires medical attention to assure that it isn't something else. See fp, gi, or surgeon! good luck! ...Read more

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Is there any methods to cure "internal hemorrhoids" beside eating more fibre. I have it for like 5 months now.

Is there any methods to cure "internal hemorrhoids" beside eating more fibre. I have it for like 5 months now.

Not really: If you are not having bothersome bleeding or pain,there is nothing to worry about. You want to avoid constipation and hard stools which will cause you to strain when you have a bowel movement. Fiber,fluid,exercise. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small internal hemorrhoids and i really want to get ridconstipation, will that make the hemorrhoids shrink?

What to do if I have small internal hemorrhoids and i really want to get ridconstipation, will that make the hemorrhoids shrink?

Yes: If hemorrhoid a are small, treat the constipation. Increase your fluid intake. Reduce cheese and dairy. Increase fibre, fresh fruits, and fresh vegetables. ...Read more

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I have grade II internal hemorrhoids, what should I do?

I have grade II internal hemorrhoids, what should I do?

Office treatment: If your internal hemorrhoids prolapse out through your anus to the point that you notice it, that is not likely to go away on its own (the horse is out of the barn), and it may eventually get to the point that you have to manually push them back in. Most grade 2 internal hemorrhoid prolapse is easily treated with safe and often painless office procedures like rubber band ligation. ...Read more

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What should I do about my grade II internal hemorrhoids?

Regulate bowel: Keep bowel movements soft and frequent, avoid straining, take extras fiber diet all can help in avoiding worsening of hemorrhoid and possible surgical intervention. ...Read more

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I have internal hemorrhoids. I'm a male. Will regular vaginal intercouse affect them at all?

I have internal hemorrhoids. I'm a male. Will regular vaginal intercouse affect them at all?

No: Straining to have bowel movements, lifting, or chronic deep coughing can make the hemorrhoids worse but vaginal intercourse with a woman should have no effect on a man's hemorrhoids. ...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