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What can you do about internal hemorrhoids?

What can you do about internal hemorrhoids?

Medical treatment: Medical treatment consist on avoiding constipation by eating more fiber and drinking plenty of water, avoid hot spicy foods. You should do warm sits bath 3 times a day for 10 days, follow by any hemorrhoid cream after each bath and after each bowel movement. ...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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What can you do to treat an anal fissure without going to the doctor?

What can you do to treat an anal fissure without going to the doctor?

First: You need to have an exam by a doctor to know what you have. At home, anal fissure is "treated" by avoiding constipation, take bowel softeners, drink lots of liquids & avoid caffeine and alcohol, warm bath soaks, anesthetic ointment from your doctor, etc. ...Read more

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What can someone do for an anal fissure?

What can someone do for an anal fissure?

Need to see doctor: You need to see a specialist to make the correct diagnosis. If the diagnosis is correct then you may require medical treatment, for which your doctor will go over with you. If medical treatment does not work, then surgery will be indicated. ...Read more

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Can you please define hemorrhoids or piles actually?

Can you please define hemorrhoids or piles actually?

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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How do you know for sure you have a anal fissure. What are the symptoms?

How do you know for sure you have a anal fissure. What are the symptoms?

Pain with BM: Painful bm with or without blood in stool. It would take a doctor to see the actual cut in the rectum to diagnose it. ...Read more

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What to do if hemmorhoids are bleeding?

What to do if hemmorhoids are bleeding?

See a proctologist: Proctologist or colo-rectal specialist can both diagnose and treat this problem which may or may not be serious. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small internal hemorrhoids and i really want to get ridconstipation, will that make the hemorrhoids shrink?

What to do if I have small internal hemorrhoids and i really want to get ridconstipation, will that make the hemorrhoids shrink?

Yes: If hemorrhoid a are small, treat the constipation. Increase your fluid intake. Reduce cheese and dairy. Increase fibre, fresh fruits, and fresh vegetables. ...Read more

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What to do for painful hemroids?

What to do for painful hemroids?

Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, metamucil), avoid junk foods. Csn try warm bath soaks. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What to do for an anal fissure with constipation?

What to do for an anal fissure with constipation?

Softer stool: Treatment for fissure requires making sure stools are soft and bulky as well as use of a topic vasodilator ointment applied to the anus. ...Read more

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What to do if hemorrhoid problems?

What to do if hemorrhoid problems?

Here you go..: Stay well hydrated, add a bulk laxative (e.g. metamucil,) eat a balanced diet with fibre, and be efficient when using the toilet. Do not linger. there are many topical hemorrhoidal agents, e.g. Anusol, which you can use. If necessary, seek help from a colorectal surgeon or general surgeon with anorectal experience. Good luck. ...Read more

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What will I do with external hemmoroid to be gone?

What will I do with external hemmoroid to be gone?

Topical treatment: Use fiber and stool softeners. Soak in a warm bath, clean the area with alcohol pads and use hemorrhoidal ointments. ...Read more

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What to do about chronic hemorrhoids?

What to do about chronic hemorrhoids?

See below: Low fiber and inadequate fluid intake as well as excessive caffeine and alcohol intake can contribute to constipation and hemorrhoidal symptoms. Chronic diarrhea can also aggravate the hemorrhoidal tissue. Try to avoid foods and habits that contribute to either. If necessary see a colorectal surgeon for options. No reading on toilet. ...Read more

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What to do if I have external piles & fissure please help me.?

Diltiazem cream: Anal fissure often causes spasm of the internal anal sphincter with painful stools. The spasm leads to external (and internal hemorrhoids). Many get relief of the spasm and pain with topical calcium channel blocker creams such as Diltiazem or nifedipine. Low concentration Nitroglycerin cream is also effective but about 10% of patients get headaches. Also need to keep the stool soft. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat hemorroids?

Diet and fluids: In general eating a high fiber diet and more importantly, drinking 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluid per day, more if excercising vigorously, should be adequate enough to keep your hemorrhoids quiet. If in doubt or not successful instituting above, get them checked by a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What can someone do about hemorrhoids?

What can someone do about hemorrhoids?

Various ways: Most heal by themselves. Otherwise, you may require numbing cream, diet modification, less straining, less time sitting on toilet or even surgery. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemorrhoids/basics/definition/con-20029852 ...Read more

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How do you know if your itch is from hemorrhoids or pinworms?

How do you know if your itch is from hemorrhoids or pinworms?

Test: Pinwoms generally occurs in kids who play in dirt. The worms can be seen after placing scotch tape on the anal skin and pearling it off. Best bet is to be seen by colon and rectal surgeon. No itch is treatable with dietary and hygiene modification. ...Read more

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Is there anything to do if you have internal hemmoroids?

Is there anything to do if you have internal hemmoroids?

Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are swollen veins in the anal canal. This common problem can be painful, but it's usually not serious. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/hemorrhoids-topic-overview-1#1 ...Read more

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What to do if I have colitis, constipation and haemorrhoids does anyone know what can help?

What to do if I have colitis, constipation and haemorrhoids does anyone know what can help?

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 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 ruling out a fissure. ...Read more

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What can you do for blocked bowels?

What can you do for blocked bowels?

See a MD: Blocked bowel generally means obstruction and requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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What should you do for hemroids?

What should you do for hemroids?

Avoid constipation: This is caused by increased intra-abdominal pressure ( from constipation, straining, lifting, pregnancy etc.). Treatment is high fiber diet and lots of water. U should get at least 30 gm of fiber per day. If still straining to have bm, add stool softener. ...Read more

Anal Swelling (Definition)

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