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Do squatting exercises irritate hemorrhoids?

Do squatting exercises irritate hemorrhoids?

Very much can: As anything that results in significant straining can exacerbate hemorrhoids. ...Read more

Squatting (Definition)

To sit in a low or crouching position with the legs drawn up closely beneath or in front of the body; sit on ...Read more


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Is pooping in the squatting position (instead of sitting) a way to treat or prevent hemorrhoids?

Is pooping in the squatting position (instead of sitting) a way to treat or prevent hemorrhoids?

Theoretically: The buttocks rest on the seat and the entire pressure of any straining is directly on the anus and the hemorrhoids. While squatting the pressure would be equalized to the entire area. It is not considered an important treatment mnodality and is unklikely to help someone with hemorrhoids. Hight water and fiber intake with taake care of them the majority of times. ...Read more

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I've had blood in stools periodically since teens. lately after heavy squats/ab workouts I have lightblood Is this hemorrhoids or fissure? I eat healthy.

I've had blood in stools periodically since teens. lately after heavy squats/ab workouts I have lightblood Is this hemorrhoids or fissure? I eat healthy.

Hemorrhoids : Most likely it is a Hemorrhoid. The increased abdominal pressure from squatting can cause this. It is the same to women when the have a child. If you are having a lot of pain when you have a BM, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I am a lifter , i lift 300 pound squat, and 225 deadlift, I have hemorroid imy weight is 188 due the hemorroid can be cause by this action?

I am a lifter , i lift 300 pound squat, and 225 deadlift, I have hemorroid imy weight is 188 due the hemorroid can be cause by this action?

Lifting ; Hemorrhoid: Lifting heavy weights can contribute to worsening of hemorrhoids. Any straining, heavy lifting, etc. Should be avoided. You should seek medical help if your hemorrhoids are causing discomfort. ...Read more

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When I push weights at the gym (squat s) I develop migraines headaches. What?

When I push weights at the gym  (squat s) I develop migraines headaches.  What?

Are you breathing?: When we exert ourselves as such, we tend to hold our breath, stabilizes the core and helps us with the heavy lift. But that pressure build-up can give us a headache. It's important to breathe out while you're on the positive phase of the lift and breathe in on the negative part. Could just be from squeezing your scalp muscles too, as you wince during the heavy lift. ...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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How would squats affect my butt?

How would squats affect my butt?

Helps to tone your: Buttocks. Exercises to tone your butt include plie, dumbell squats, squat w kick-back, single leg front raises, toe taps,
clock lunge, step ups w knee raise, lunge jumps ; squat jumps. ...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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Could it be unsafe to do 400 squats?

Could it be unsafe to do 400 squats?

400# squats: Yes! that is a lot of strain on your knees and low back. If you are using improper form, you will hurt yourself. Please use spotters and be careful. I would recommend a coach. ...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?

You should: See a physician to examine and possibly run tests, hemorrhoid symptoms can be similar to something more serious. ...Read more

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I'm worried i've damaged my kness from squats. What are the signs?

I'm worried i've damaged my kness from squats. What are the signs?

Hard to say: Proper squat form is so important to keep your knees healthy. There are a myriad of ways you can damage your knees with improper squat form. But, knee pain could be from many things. Old injuries that never healed, improper running form, etc. Best to have a good knee exam to be sure and then follow up with someone who can critique your squat form. ...Read more

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Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs??& losing fats from thighs !!

Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs??& losing fats from thighs !!

Yes, and no: Muscle tone responds generally within about 2 weeks to regular exercise. However, fat can be decreased (about 1 pound a week) mainly with calorie restriction BUT, the fat distribution isn't really fixable except with surgery. You can lower total fat.. but from where it comes is difficult to control/influence. ...Read more

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Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs??& losing fats from thighs !!

Is squat really helpful in removing flabbiness from thighs??& losing fats from thighs !!

No: There are no foods or exercises that will trim fat in one particular area of the body. Generalized weight loss through healthy diet along with varied types of exercise will tone all areas of the body and give you a better overall appearance. Squats will tone the thighs but won't trim any more fat there than any other exercise. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Are hemorrhoids painful?

Maybe: External hemorrhoids usually hurt and occassionally bleed, internal hemorrhoids usually bleed without pain unless they prolapse to the outside. Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids are not external hemorrhoids and are treated differently than true external hemorrhoids. Bleeding and pain is often a fissure. Get a colon and rectal surgeon to evaluate it properly. ...Read more

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Is hemorrhoid contagious?

Hemorrhoids: are swollen or inflammed veins in the lower rectum or anus. There are various causes including excessive straining. They are not contagious at all. ...Read more

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How to eliminate hemorrhoids ?

Rarely need to.: First, see your doctor to make sure your problem really is hemorrhoids.Serious problems are frequently blamed on "hemorrhoids". Hemorrhoids can usually be treated medically by avoiding constipation and avoiding straning with a bowel movement. If pain/itching present, try soaking in tub. If not better they can be removed by different methods (band ligation or surgery) but i rarely recommend these. ...Read more

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I'd like to remove hemorrhoids?

I'd like to remove hemorrhoids?

See doctor: Removing hemorrhoids is not a do it yourself issue. Please consult a doctor for proper treatment.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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What does hemorrhoid bleed like?

What does hemorrhoid bleed like?

Bright red bleed: Initial stages, painless, mass less bright bleeding, soils the tissue with blood , later stages associated with pain and inability to push them back into rectum ( non reducible ). Any rectal bleed first consideration is cancer must see your physician. ...Read more

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What are doing squats good for ?

What are doing squats good for ?

Squats: Good for your quads. Bad for your back. Just be cautious not to hyperextend (bad technique) during the lift. Also, don't flex your knees more than about 45 degrees. Can also create huge stresses across the patella-femoral joint (also bad). Moderate weight, and increase reps for a less stressful but equally anaerobic lift. ...Read more

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What is the cause of hemorrhoids?

Several: Genetics, hard stool, straining, heavy lifting, pregnancy, childbirth. ...Read more

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What are ways to treat hemorrhoids?

What are ways to treat hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids: Key is to avoid constipation and avoid increased intra abdominal pressure. You can try preparation H, sitz bath that is sitting in a bowl of luke warm water for about 10 minutes 2-3 times day would help. If get infected or blood clot happens in the veins it may be very painful, see your doctor at that time, You may need prescription medication then. ...Read more

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Who has or has had hemorrhoids banded?

Many: It is a common office procedure performed to ligate internal hemorrhoid veins. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are hemorrhoids?

Could you tell me what are hemorrhoids?

Swollen anal veins.: Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it is usually not serious. Veins can swell inside the anal canal to form internal hemorrhoids. Or they can swell near the opening of the anus to form external hemorrhoids. You can have both types at the same time. The symptoms and treatment depend on which type you have. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are hemorrhoids ?

Piles: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


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