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Pls mention drugs that will worst hemorrhoids & foods to be avoided when one having hemorrhoids????

Pls mention drugs that will worst hemorrhoids & foods to be avoided when one having hemorrhoids????

Hemorrhoids worse: Constipation is what makes hemorrhoids worse, both because of straining, and because of rubbing of a hard stool. Any drug or food which causes constipation will therefore make it worse. But you can prevent this by always taking stool softeners like Colace, (docusate sodium) and eating lots of salads and drinking lots of fluids to prevent constipation. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

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


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What foods to avoid and what foods to consume when you have an internal hemorrhoid?

Avoid constipation: Hemorrhoids are exacerbated by constipation and the "pushing" necessary. Foods high in fat tend to constipate you. Foods high in fiber favor looser stools. Fruits vegetable, whole grains are excellent sources of fiber. Also, fiber only works if u are well hydrated. Drink plenty of non-caffinated, non-alcoholic fluids to keep stools soft. Don't sit for long periods on the toilet. ...Read more

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What exacerbates external hemorrhoids? What activities and/or food should I avoid?

What exacerbates external hemorrhoids? What activities and/or food should I avoid?

Maybe not hemorrhoid: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Pain +/- pruritis (itching) from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), prctalgia fugax. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's), circumstances, you will want to get evaluated. ...Read more

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Does having lupus make hemorrhoids worst?

Does having lupus make hemorrhoids worst?

Not related: Unless you are constipated and have hemmoroids then they can get worse from straining ...Read more

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What Is The Best Food To Eat After Hemorrhoid Surgery?

What Is The Best Food To Eat After Hemorrhoid Surgery?

Anuyjing: You can actually eat anything you'd like. I recommend considering a soft or liquid diet for 2-3 days. Also take a still softener once or twice a day. Drink plenty of water and start trying to eat 20-30 grams of fiber a day ...Read more

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Aside from drinking lots of fluids, what foods should I eat or not eat to prevent my hemorrhoids?

None: Food is not the cause or cure for disease. High fiber foods will help prevent constipation which may aggravate hemorrhoids, butt won't cure the problem nor does it cause it. If you want to prevent hemorrhoids walk on all fours like a gorilla ...Read more

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Does diazepam make hemorrhoids worst?

Does diazepam make hemorrhoids worst?

No, it shouldn't: Diazepam is a benzodiazepine, a type of drug which works as an anti-anxiety medication or a tranquilizer. It should not worsen hemorrhoids. The drugs which cause constipation, and thereby make hemorrhoids worse, are OPIATE PAIN KILLERS. These are drugs like Vicodin, Norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) Codeine, morphine, Dilaudid, etc. ...Read more

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How can hemorrhoids be prevented? What causes hemorrhoid, is there any type of food that should be avoided?

How can hemorrhoids be prevented? What causes hemorrhoid, is there any type of food that should be avoided?

Hemorrhoids!: Hemorrhoids are caused by many factors, including heredity. But the main preventable causes are low fiber in your diet, pregnancy in women, which causes pelvic venous congestion, tight garments, constipation, which forces more bearing down with defecation. Sitting for prolongued periods is an aggravating factor. Obesity as well. Exercise helps preventing them, as does correcting what I've said! ...Read more

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I finish hemorrhoid, fissure surgery 6days back less food cause in passing so painful I didn't pass for3days but im eating yoghurt, milk, apple? Normal?

I finish hemorrhoid, fissure surgery 6days back less food cause in passing so painful I didn't pass for3days but im eating yoghurt, milk, apple? Normal?

Yes: Pain with defecation after hemorrhoid or fissure surgery is common. Nonetheless, the more you delay, the harder the stool, the more painful it will be to pass stool. Drink plenty of fluids and water, minimize narcotics for pain control, walk as much as possible, take warm baths to keep the anal area clean and sooth the pain. ...Read more

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I have grade 2 internal hemorrhoids that bleed without pain. Apart from taking fiber rich food, would doing kegels help?

I have grade 2 internal hemorrhoids that bleed without pain. Apart from taking fiber rich food, would doing kegels help?

No: No, but medication can rx the problem. Kegel;s exercises will strengthen the pubococcygeal muscle and levator ani, but do nothing to rx the hemorrhoids. ...Read more

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Can I take Diclofenac Sodium to relieve pain from my hemorrhoid. Can it stop from getting worst since it's anti-inflammatory?

Can I take Diclofenac Sodium to relieve pain from my hemorrhoid. Can it stop from getting worst since it's anti-inflammatory?

Yes you can take it: The anti inflammatory will reduce pain and gives the body time to resorb the clots in the haemoroid. If you are lucky it will be all you need, but you must keep your stools soft. If it is not improving, it is better to see your dr for an evaluation. Sometimes they can drain the clots under local injection in the doctors rooms and proved you with suppositories that will help beter. ...Read more

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What type of foods should I eat if I have internal hemorrhoids and a little polyp? Sweets, yogurt, proteins, white cheese, cocoa and tea are forbidden?

What type of foods should I eat if I have internal hemorrhoids and a little polyp? Sweets, yogurt, proteins, white cheese, cocoa and tea are forbidden?

Anything.: You can eat anything when you have internal hemorrhoids as long as you avoid constipation and don't strain. Easiest way to take a tablespoon of Metamucil dissolve in 12 glass of water and follow with one glass of water. ...Read more

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I suffered from food poisoning in feb & I was constipated now I have hemorrhoids and I need to find a way to get rid of them or make them less painful?

I suffered from food poisoning in feb & I was constipated now I have hemorrhoids and I need to find a way to get rid of them or make them less painful?

Usually surgery: Painful hemorrhoids usually require surgery for definitive management. The patients usually request it. Otherwise, try warm salt water baths, zinc oxide ointment, calmoseptine ointment. See a physician to confirm that it is only hemorrhoids causing the trouble. ...Read more

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ER doctor checked no fishers or hemorrhoids, but burning when I go #2. No spicy food either. Could this be apart of my GERD or esophagitis or bulimia?

ER doctor checked no fishers or hemorrhoids, but burning when I go #2. No spicy food either. Could this be apart of my GERD or esophagitis or bulimia?

Possibly: This could be related to the bulimia or esophagitis, but it could also be a colitis. You need to see a gastroenterologist and may need a colonoscopy to get an accurate diagnosis. Please seek treatment for the bulimia as it can cause many medical problems if not treated. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Abdominal pain/tight around belly button, hard to pass worm shaped poop, explosive diarrhea. Have hemorrhoids. Hard to pass gas. Some foods upsetBelly?

Many reason for these symptoms: . The pain around the belly button is called Perry umbilical pain and usually associated with small intestinal cramping. This can occur as a result of food poisoning, viruses, inflammatory bowel disease, and sometimes even severe stress. Hemorrhoids are simply a symptom of poor nutrition along with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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Anal Swelling (Definition)

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