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Why do hemorrhoids itch more at night?

Why do hemorrhoids itch more at night?

More aware: Typically ur up and doing stuff which can aggravate hemorrhoids at the end of the. Or, ur simply "distracted" but daily stuff and when u lay down, u can focus more on ur body. ...Read more

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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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Could a bump like thing at the bottom of your rectum be hemorrhoids? It itches like hemorrhoids.

Could a bump like thing at the bottom of your rectum be hemorrhoids? It itches like hemorrhoids.

Possibly: Yes it is possible that what you are seeing/feeling is a hemorrhoid. It would require an exam from your physician to confirm. ...Read more

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I have a small puffy white bubble-like spot on my anus - itches, and when ointment is applied feels like a cut. What could this be (not a hemorrhoid)?

I have a small puffy white bubble-like spot on my anus - itches, and when ointment is applied feels like a cut. What could this be (not a hemorrhoid)?

Wart: If you take the common hemorrhoid off the list, Genital warts could present like that as well as herpes. Best to have it seen by a physician In person to get a solid diagnosis and plan. ...Read more

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How can you tell difference b/t hypertrophied anal papillae (gastro said I have this) & hemorrhoid?It's hard&solid&sometimes hurts&itches.Want it gone

How can you tell difference b/t hypertrophied anal papillae (gastro said I have this) & hemorrhoid?It's hard&solid&sometimes hurts&itches.Want it gone

See below: It really doesn't matter what it is. If it hurts and causes discomfort that is not received by conservative means, find a proctologist or a general surgeon and have them remove the offender. ...Read more

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I have hemorrhoids/itch. I get a rash that itches.Around butt put cortisone on it and hermmorrhoid cream .Now blood red oozing?

I have hemorrhoids/itch. I get a rash that itches.Around  butt put cortisone on it and hermmorrhoid cream .Now blood red oozing?

Need examination: May not be a hemorrhoid. Please see a physician that is knowledgable about hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas, abscesses of the ago-rectum. ...Read more

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Genital warts or hemorrhoids? Around my anus it turns purple, and has about two purple bumps/lumps around, it started itching, and now itches more than before. I've noticed when i look in the mirror and push the bumps comes out bigger. How can I know if i

This sounds: Like hemorrhoids, either internal and/or external and does not sound like genital warts at all. Caffeine causes the itching and makes you constipated, having to push and thus hemorrhoid symptoms. Eliminate all caffeine and alcohol and drink 80-100 oz fluids per day. See a colorectal surgeon if this does not resolve. ...Read more

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I have been dealing with an itchy anus for two months now. I've tried gentle cleaning, witch hazel, and hydrocortisone cream, bu it still itches after I go poo. What could be the cause? I don' have hemorrhoids by the way

I have been dealing with an itchy anus for two months now. I've tried gentle cleaning, witch hazel, and hydrocortisone cream, bu it still itches after I go poo. What could be the cause? I don' have hemorrhoids by the way

THe most: Common cause of anal itching especially if it wakes you from your sleep is caffeine followed by excess perspiration. Do not use witch hazel! cut out all caffeine and use corn starch powder on your bottom when getting dressed and whenever you feel dampness or itching in that area. Avoid petroleum based creams of any kind. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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