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What To Do If Hemmorhoids Are Bleeding
Hemmorhoids: There are in office procedures like banding or drainage that can be done to manage the disease as well as non surgical things like behavioral and dietary modifications that can help. Best to see a local colorectal or general surgeon to help manage this condition ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has rectal bleeding that comes and goes. She went to a nurse practitioner and found no hemmorhoids. What could cause this?
Depends: There are multiple causes of rectal bleeding with the most common being hemorrhoids. Other causes can include colon polyps and colon tumors. Confirming that the blood is from the rectum (and not vagina), i would definitely recommend consideration for referral for colonoscopy for further evaluation. Rectal bleeding at any age should be fully evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How much/how often is bleeding normal for hemmorhoids? Maybe gone from internal to partial prolapse? Full eval normal, just tiny polyp + superficial inflam, but frequent bleeding still gross/scary!
I have an external hemmorhoid, been there for over a week, no bleeding, just a bluish lump at the opening, how do I know if its thrombossed?
Likely Thrombosed: From your description it sounds like you may have a thrombosed hemorrhoid. These can be treated with analgesics, sitz bath, stool softeners and sometimes topical steroids. If pain is severe then surgery is quite effective at quick relief. Given your age you should see your doctor for definite diagnosis. You should have had a colonoscopy at age 50. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rectal bleeding 5 years and minor hemmorhoids that don't go away, is it cause of my daily dizzy spells this past year? What do I do?
See a doctor: If you have been having rectal bleeding for 5 years you should be seen by a colorectal surgeon. If it is not your anemia that is producing light-headedness, and you actually have vertigo (sense of rotation around the environment or environment around you or feeling you are going to fall forward when you look down) you should also get evaluated by your pcp. ...Read more
Can internal hemmorhoids heal? Had bleeding but dr said there were no internal hemmorhoids.Haven't had any blood with bowel movement for 2.5 years now
Born with them: It may be that whatever caused your bleeding 2 1/2 years ago wasn't internal hemorrhoids or that you made good changes to lifestyle, diet or bowel behaviors at that time so that you no longer have hemorrhoidal bleeding. They don't need to go away to heal. Remember everyone is born with hemorrhoids, they just don't give us symptoms unless we don't take care. Good luck! ...Read more
Manage hemmorhoids (constipation) with hifibre.But, having some alcohol, eg. Small glass wine causes severe bleeding in roids.This mean no alcohol ever?
Is there any relationship between hemorrhoids bleeding and menstruation? Seem to have rectal bleeding from my hemmorhoids at the start of my period.
Exam or colonoscopy: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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