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Really Bad Hemorrhoids
No it would not: Use otc suppositories to calm down the inflammation. Also increase fiber in your diet , drink water and exercise to prevent constipation which aggravates hemorrhoids. I hope this helps. If you say this is not enough and want more answer then make a virtual appointment at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more
Could be : Could be hemmorhoids.Get a more detailed answer ›
External hemorrhoids really really hurting. Tried h cream but with not much luck. What should I do?
See below: The pain is due to small blood clot (thrombosis) in the hemorrhoid. The pain may last for 4-7 days and gradually the clot disappears. Immediate relief for the pain can be had by the physician making a small incision(using local anesthetic) in the hemorrhoid releasing the clot. Topical hydrocortisone/lidocaine cream can help the pain.OTC products with 5% Lidocaine and hydrocortisone are available ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please see your Dr.: There are a number of possible causes for rectal pain; the only way to determine the diagnosis is to see your doctor. Your doctor will need to examine the outside of the anus and will likely need to do a rectal exam as well. If your doctor does not find a cause, seeing a gastroenterologist (gi specialist) would be the next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibilities: Peripheral neuropathy which caused abnormal peripheral sensation could be a cause. If it is cramping, there could be a potassium deficiency. Is there any back conditions present. This can cause pain in feet/legs in bed. There are other possibilities. See a physician to further evaluate. ...Read more
Intertrigo: intertrigo is a condition where yeast grows between or under the breasts, due to the collected and moisture in the area. see your doctor for an exam and some prescription bodywash or shampoo to get rid of the yeast. Alternatively, you can try to keep the area dry with powder. ...Read more
IBS for over 10yrs, no matter what I eat, I always have really bad smelling stools & gas. Its embarrassing. Help?
Consider SIBO: Fowl smelling stools and excess gas production could represent Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). Patients with IBS may also suffer from SIBO. In my practice, I occasionally check for SIBO in patients with IBS and severe gas that are not responding well to traditional IBS treatments. ...Read more
I have a really bad gas problem. No matter what I eat, I can't control my gas..And it smells really bad
Hemorrhoid?: Most likely have hemorrhoids. It is hard to clean the anal area after having a BM with hemorrhoids that can cause itching and irritation. Hemorrhoids can bleed and throb. Use baby wipes to clean and try over the counter hemorrhoid cream. May need to see your doctor or ER if pain worsens. You can get a blood clot in a hemorrhoid which may need to be removed. Steroid cream can reduce the pain. ...Read more
Doctor can examine: Patients who complain of constipation usually don't say they have bad back pain that comes with it. Thus, it would be a good idea to get a primary care doctor's evaluation to see if something else is going on with the back. One should write down details of symptoms, such as when back pain occurs (is it only during pushing out stool, is it only after pooping, or only before pooping, etc...). ...Read more
My 7 month old gets really constipated, straining bad Evan has small sore on rectum cause poop so big an hard what do I do please?
May need checked: Truly bad abdominal pain is a concern. When considering belly pain, we think about the anatomy. Left lower side could be diverticulitis. Right lower appendicitis. Right upper gall bladder. Mid upper pancreatitis, ulcer and even your heart. If the pain is severe, if you have fever, new symptoms or worsening pain you should get checked ASAP. These are signs it may be a serious cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your Gyn: Pms cramping is common. If it is so bad that you can't function then you need to see your doctor. ...Read more