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Bleeding haemoroid treatments?

Bleeding haemoroid treatments?

Several : Recurrent hemorrhoids that billed may benefit from excision. However pain and itching can be relieved by hemorrhoid creams that contain lidocaine. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Enlargement or distension of the veins lining the anal canal, which can ...Read more


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Are internal hemorrhoids curable?

Are internal hemorrhoids curable?

Yes: The gold standard of a formal complete hemorrhoidectomy will remove all the internal hemorrhoids and at least disrupt the plexus of external hemorrhoids. Properly performed, this should reult in no significant future hemorrhoid issues. ...Read more

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Would an anal fissure cause very heavy bleeding?

Would an anal fissure cause very heavy bleeding?

It may: The anal area is very vascular (many smallblood vessels) and a fissure certainly can be painful and cause bleeding. Bleeding from your anus is never normal, so you should get the area checked to assure it is a simple fissure versus some other problem that may be causing rectal bleeding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do pediatricians treat hemorrhoids and anal fissures?

Do pediatricians treat hemorrhoids and anal fissures?

Yes: In pediatrics both conditions are usually a result of constipation, which if treated properly will help the fissures and hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Other then hemorrhoids what can cause rectal bleeding?

Other then hemorrhoids what can cause rectal bleeding?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding can occur as a result of many things besides hemorrhoids including a growth in your intestine. You need to get that checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Should I try rutin for bleeding internal hemorrhoids?

Should I try rutin for bleeding internal hemorrhoids?

Waste time/money: As with most naturalistic / holistic remedies claims ...Read more

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Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Can strawberry seeds irritate internal hemorrhoids and cause rectal bleeding?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are associated with hard stools, straining and some circulatory problems. Strawberry seeds will not cause hemorrhoids, but increased water intake and dietary fiber may be helpful if chronic constipation and straining are making the hemorrhoids worse. If bleeding continues, be sure to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is rectal bleeding (internal) due to constipation? Assuming it's anal fissure. Will i die of it?

No: People do not die from an anal fissure. Constipation can be treated with more fruits and vegetables in the diet. There are over the counter fiber supplements as well. In order for the fiber to be effective, you need to have a good intake of fluids as well, at least 50-60 ounces of fluid a day. ...Read more

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How much should an anal fissure bleed?

How much should an anal fissure bleed?

A lot: Anal fissures can bleed a lot. Blood drips into the toilet and turns the water red. Treatment is stool softeners (like miralax). If stools are pudding-like consistency without chunks, it will heal. If not healing, it's important to make sure it's a normal fissure before seeing surgeon. See a gastroenterologist to make sure not fistula or other pathology from crohn's disease first. ...Read more

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Can gastroenterologists treat hemorrhoids?

Can gastroenterologists treat hemorrhoids?

Yes, most docs can: Most hemorrhoids should first be treated by conservative measures, such as bulking the stools, education to avoid bad habits like straining, sitting for long periods of time, etc. Otc creams and suppositories, sitz baths are also helpful-and cheap! the full array of treatments for hemorrhoids are available from most general surgeons, or colon & rectal specialists if available in your area. ...Read more

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How serious is rectal bleeding?

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How serious is rectal bleeding?

Rectal bleeding: Rectal bleeding is often due to hemorrhoids. However, there are other causes that are very serious including cancer. In general, rectal bleeding should be discussed with your doctor and perhaps be consulted for a colonoscopy, especially if you are near the age of 50. http://www.laendo.net/english/gastrointestinal-bleeding. ...Read more

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External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

External hemorrhoid home treatment suggestions?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): The first line treatment for hemorrhoids is actually making sure that no hard stools are passing by the swollen hemorrhoidal tissue and causing more trauma and inflammation. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) and generic MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) works well for most people to make the stool soft and allow healing of the hemorrhoids. If that doesn't solve the problem or if there is any bleeding then go see a surgeon for further treatment. ...Read more

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Is anal sex with hemorroids dangerous?

Is anal sex with hemorroids dangerous?

No: No but i would expect to bleed more and hemorrhoid to get worse. ...Read more

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Is too much anal bleeding hemmorhoids?

Is too much anal bleeding hemmorhoids?

Need to be evaluated: You should be evaluated by your primary doctor, gastro or surgeon as these symptoms are very non specific and may be related to a GI issue such as hemorrhoids or even a or other causes of GI tract bleeding. ...Read more

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Can anal sex cause internal hemorrhoids?

Can anal sex cause internal hemorrhoids?

Yes: Hemorrhoids are swollen tissue at the opening of the anus so i think you can see how the two might be related. Tissue injury --> swelling and pain. ...Read more

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Can piles cause bleeding?

Can piles cause bleeding?

Yes: Piles are an old term for hemorrhoids and yes, they can cause bleeding, but so can many other diagnoses, including colon polyps and cancer. Get an colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist to confirm the diagnosis. No amount of bleeding is normal! ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

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


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Bleeding (Definition)

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