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Is hemorrhoids a result of anal sex?

Is hemorrhoids a result of anal sex?

Hemorrhoids are : Normal veins that everyone has unless they have had a hemorrhoidectomy. Anal sex can cause a flare up of the hemorrhoids causing pain and or bleeding as well as infection or tears and trauma to the anal canal. The anus is an exit not an entrance.. ...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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Can you have anal sex if hemorrhoids?

Can you have anal sex if hemorrhoids?

Yes and no: Hemorrhoids can be aggravated by anal intercourse, among many other problems associated to the act, including but not limitted to infections, std's, varying degrees of incontinence, bleeding and p[ain. The anus was designed as an exit, not an entrance. Use your best judgement, however i can not condone anal intercourse. ...Read more

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Does anal sex exacerbate hemorrhoids?

Does anal sex exacerbate hemorrhoids?

Yes, it may.: Anal receptive intercourse can exacerbate pre-existing hemorrhoids. It may cause pain. This would be particularly problematic if hemorrhoids are already painful or are large or bleeding. ...Read more

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Can you get hemorrhoids from anal sex?

No: We all have hemorrhoids. Yes, they can be irritated with any form of local trauma such as a hard stool, anal toys, and anal sex. ...Read more

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Can I have anal sex if I have hemorrhoids?

Can I have anal sex if I have hemorrhoids?

Carefully: Repeated trauma to the rectum can cause hemorrhoids or make them worse. Solution would be to use plenty of lube and dilation with fingers or similar objects. Can use hemorrhoid steroid cream on finger to apply locally internally. Use condoms to reduce risk of infections. ...Read more

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Does anal sex cause or worsen hemorrhoids?

Does anal sex cause or worsen hemorrhoids?

Yes. It will.: Increased pressure in anorectal canal and strain on the supporting connective tissue can make hemorrhoids worse. Also raises risk of fissures and bleed. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have anal sex with hemorrhoids?

Is it ok to have anal sex with hemorrhoids?

Depends : It really depends on how bad hemmorids are. If any pain or bleeding then no. If any concerns see a physician to have things assessed. ...Read more

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Can you get hemorrhoids by having anal sex?

Yes: Hemorrhoids are nothing more than varicose veins of the ano-rectal area. The mechanical forces of penile-anal sex or toys to anal area can contribute to internal and external hemorrhoids. Bleeding may occur. Thrombosis (clot) may occur and thus pain. Make sure you use safe sex practices, use liberal and appropriate lubrication and if concerned see your pcp, ano-rectal specialist or other md. ...Read more

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Can you get hemorrhoids from having anal sex?

Can you get hemorrhoids from having anal sex?

Yes: Anything that irritates local area can lead to development of hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Can you have anal sex if you have hemorrhoids?

Sure but: Not recommended as it can be painful and cause significant bleeding and damage to the anal sphincter. The anus is generally an "exit" not an "entrance". ...Read more

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The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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