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Anal cyst, what are signs of hemorrhoids?

Anal cyst, what are signs of hemorrhoids?

Pain bleeding: They can have pain or bleeding or itching or nothing. You should have them evaluated- we recently had a nurse who thought she had hemmoroids but had cancer. ...Read more

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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Need help! i'm 5 months pregnant, i've been having terrible pain on my right side just below my rib cage. Is this a sign that hemorrhoids are to come?

Need help! i'm 5 months pregnant, i've been having terrible pain on my right side just below my rib cage. Is this a sign that hemorrhoids are to come?

Unlikely hemorrhoid: 'rhoid pains will be low at the rectum. If the pain is severe, associated with fever or causes other problems like nausea or vomiting, go see your gynecologist or go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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17 y/o is it a good sign if external hemorrhoid only bulges out when trying to move a BM. No symp of pain either. I am also constipated.

17 y/o is it a good sign if external hemorrhoid only bulges out when trying to move a BM. No symp of pain either. I am also constipated.

It's small internal: A hemorrhoid that only sticks out during a BM is an internal hemorrhoid. As long as you have no other symptoms, no particular treatment is needed. Add fiber and water to your diet for constipation. If symptoms persist, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the signs of external hemorrhoids? And do they self resolve? Any otc stuff you can recommend?

What are the signs of external hemorrhoids?  And do they self resolve? Any otc stuff you can recommend?

External hemorrhoids: Symptoms of external hemorrhoids can vary from burning and itching to acute severe pain cause by a clot developing in the dilated veins that make up a hemorrhoid). If you have minor irritation hygiene and topical treatments work well. If acute thrombosis I recommend you get into a surgeon quickly because they can help. ...Read more

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What are the signs that I have hemorrhoids?

Bleeding, pain: Intl hemorrhoids can give u bleeding with a bowel movement, blood on the toilet paper or in the bowl. If large, they can become trapped and give u pain or at least bad inflamation, itching. External hemorrhoids can itch and if a clot forms and obstructs them they can be extremely painful and a patch of skin can die off causing infection. See an md to be sure its not something else more dire. ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids a sign of cancer?

Are hemorrhoids a sign of cancer?

No, but...: ...It is often difficult to distinguish bleeding from hemorrhoids versus bleeding from a colon/rectal cancer. When in doubt, i advise a colonoscopy to determine the source of bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a tumor in the anus, abscess, and hemorrhoid?

What are the signs of a tumor in the anus, abscess, and hemorrhoid?

Growth in Anus: I am not sure how or what you are asking. It is rare to have a tumor in the anus or rectum, but it is not impossible. There are rectal cancers, skin cancers, and colon cancer. Hemorrhoids are blood clots in the veins in the anus. They are very common. Some burst and bleed. Many of them cause pain. Abscess is a collection of pus surrounding infected tissue. It can be painful and deadly. ...Read more

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Is hemorrhoid before period sign of pregnancy?

Is hemorrhoid before period sign of pregnancy?

No: Although hemorrhoids can occur during pregnancy - they are not a sign of pregnancy. The best way to find out if you are pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more