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Can there be any specific reason for the cause of hemorrhoids?

Can there be any specific reason for the cause of hemorrhoids?

Usually: Unbalanced diet with little fruit and vegetables that lead to chronic constipation , sedentary life style! ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more


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What are some reasons for a bleeding hemorrhoid when you have loose stools and how do you get the bleeding to stop.?

What are some reasons for a bleeding hemorrhoid when you have loose stools and how do you get the bleeding to stop.?

Just hemorrhoids ?: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Bleeding from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), get evaluated. ...Read more

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Possible reasons why doctor's see my hemorrhoids during these tests?

Possible reasons why doctor's see my hemorrhoids during these tests?

Hemorrhoids: I'm not 100% sure what your question is or what tests you are talking about. If the doctor is doing a pelvic or rectal exam, then it would be easy to see external hemorrhoids or to feel internal hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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What is reason for putting rubber bands around hemorrhoids?

What is reason for putting rubber bands around hemorrhoids?

Cut Off Blood Supply: Internal hemorrhoids are covered by intestinal lining rather than skin; therefore, they do not have pain fibers. Accordingly, we can put a rubber band around the base of these without anesthesia, after which the hemorrhoid tissue will "shrivel up and die". The hemorrhoid will then fall off a few days later. Since external hemorrhoids are covered by skin, we cannot do this due to pain issues. ...Read more

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My external hemorrhoid keeps subsiding and coming back its been more than a week what could be the reason? i have done everything

My external hemorrhoid keeps subsiding and coming back its been more than a week what could be the reason? i have done everything

Thrombosis: Hemorrhoids are blood vessels and like other veins can sometimes form clots. An external hemorrhoid that doesn't go away or keeps coming back painfully may have a clot. Best to get it checked by your doctor. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Why would hemorrhoids suddenly flare up for no reason after not being inflamed for decades? I haven't strained or done anything to aggravate them.

Why would hemorrhoids suddenly flare up for no reason after not being inflamed for decades? I haven't strained or done anything to aggravate them.

Maybe not hemorrhoid: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Pain +/- pruritis (itching) from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), prctalgia fugax. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's), circumstances, please seek evaluation to be certain. ...Read more

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How to treat burning sensation while passing stools. Don't have hemorrhoid's/fissures/ constipation. Reason.?

How to treat burning sensation while passing stools. Don't have hemorrhoid's/fissures/ constipation. Reason.?

Hemorrhoids fissures: Hemorrhoids are venous structures. Fissures are tear with scarring in the delicate tissue. Constipation, is local trauma to anal canal as large, hard stool passes. Straining, coughing, lifting lead to increased venous pressures and rectal trauma. Fissures once started can progress. Care and treatment is the same, decrease anal trauma, get evaluated by local doc or surgeon. ...Read more

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Loose watery stool 3-5 times a day or more. Looks like rotten wood mixed with raw egg white and small amounts of blood...I'm on blood thinners and have internal hemorrhoid so that could be the reason for blood. Been going on for 6 weeks almost daily?

Loose watery stool 3-5 times a day or more. Looks like rotten wood mixed with raw egg white and small amounts of blood...I'm on blood thinners and have internal hemorrhoid so that could be the reason for blood. Been going on for 6 weeks almost daily?

Time to see your Dr.: Stop putting off seeing a physician. You need a stool culture for enteric bacterial pathogens and a microscopic exam for ova and parasites as you may have an infection of the gut that needs treatment. Inflammatory bowel disease is another possibility and you may need a flex sig or colonoscopy if the stool cultures and parasite tests are negative. Please see your physician. ...Read more

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If I've been checked twice recently (no anal fissure, ext.hemorrhoids,no visible internal),would gas pain or the IBS-C I have reason for the slight pa?

Pain or bleeding : so you are cleared from fissure and hemorrhoid but you still have pain assuming in the anal area so yes IBS COULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PAIN ...Read more

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I have a inside hemrroid and every time i poop it bleeds. Can this be the reason my lower back hurts? Or what could it be?My side hurts sometimes also

I have a inside hemrroid and every time i poop it bleeds. Can this be the reason my lower back hurts? Or what could it be?My side hurts sometimes also

2 separate thing: The bleeding hemmerroid can be treated with a rubberband ligation and stop being a problem . Back to the doctor who did your colonoscopy. Back pain can be from loose ligaments or a sprainn of back.But can be constipation that leads to the pain. ...Read more

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What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

What is a tomy hemorrhoid?

Not sure: I have never heard of a tomy hemorrhoid. Are you certain that is the right term? ...Read more

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Why is my hemorrhoid white?

Perianal mass: That would be an unusual color for a hemorrhoid. While hemorrhoids are a common diagnosis, there are other conditions which could be confused for a hemorrhoid such as an abscess. An evaluation by a general or colorectal surgeon would be recommended. ...Read more

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What is done for a hemorrhoid?

What is done for a hemorrhoid?

Depends: On whether it is internal or external, just swollen or thrombosed, bleeding or not and whether you are sure it is a hemorrhoid and not an abscess. Bet bet is a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for hemorrhoid?

What is the medicine for hemorrhoid?

High Residue!: Hydrocortisone suppositories or cream is helpful for acute flare-ups, but more important is a high residue diet & fiber supplements to avoid constipation. ...Read more

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Pop my own hemorrhoid, is that okay?

Pop my own hemorrhoid, is that okay?

No, please don't !: This could lead to injury or infection. Sitz bathes can be helpful. Sit in a bathtub with warm water. There needs to be enough water to submerge the anal area. Soak for about 15 minutes – several times a day. An alternative is placing ¼ cup of witch hazel ; warm water in a basin. Soak for at least 15 minutes, at least twice a day. See your doctor for more help. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a hemorrhoid?

What's an effective treament for a hemorrhoid?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are very common. They occur from a stasis of blood flow in the blood vessels that go to our lower intestines. As you get older you are less active and sit for longer periods of time. Do not sit on the toilet to read. Use a soft wet type of tissue for wiping. Over the counter medicated pads may help with inflammation. See doctor if worsens. Exercise and eat fiber. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a hemorrhoid or something else?

How to tell if I have a hemorrhoid or something else?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems that your doctor can help there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

accumulation of fluid at the opening at the end ...Read more